Student Life

Living at Brehm

Brehm’s holistic, boarding school environment gives students a safe home away from home. In this comfortable, close-knit environment, staff and students become family, with each member responsible to the others. Individual personalities and progress are celebrated daily, as students learn to become successful, contributing members of the community in which they live.

“It was the change of scene that changed everything, the start of my journey to self-awareness.” —Brehm student

Athletics and Clubs

Our team sports and clubs are designed to foster teamwork, perseverance, and leadership skills for all students, regardless of gender or age. Students find themselves caught up in the positive school spirit at Brehm.

Health and Well Being

Health and wellness are at the core of our program. Students learn healthy lifestyle choices, such as proper nutrition, personal hygiene, and self-care. Experience proves when students feel healthier, it boosts self-esteem, helping them thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

Student and Alumni Testimonials

We change the future, one lesson at a time.

Learning life habits is life-changing, but we do. That’s why we celebrate every step towards independence—from time management skills to hygiene habits, from classroom lessons to social cues, from college planning to vocational prep.

Watch what parents and students have to say about how their families and lives were changed by Brehm.


“I can see a big change in my son’s personal confidence, his interest in participating in social situations, his ability to complete tasks and organizational skills, and he is much more proactive at home.” – Brehm parent

Calendar and Events

See what’s happening at Brehm—both in and out of the classroom.


Our blog shares stories and summaries of daily life at Brehm—the change of scene that changes everything.