Date of Award


Degree Type

Master's Essay - Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



First Advisor

Esther Zaret

Second Advisor

Edward DeRoche


The main task of the Brookfield Academy, as defined by the institution, is to prepare students for life and for a college education. One way to evaluate the success of the program in meeting these objectives is to seek the opinions of the graduates of the institution. This feed-back is of particular importance to the Brookfield Academy since the institution has had only two graduating classes. It is the purpose of this study to determine to what extent the high school educational experience of these graduates has, in their opinions, prepared them for the challenges of college .