Application Process

Brehm Preparatory School is currently accepting students in grades 6–12. Decisions are made on a rolling basis. We encourage you to start by exploring this website, our blog, and admissions materials to learn more about what makes the Brehm experience unique.

How to Apply

Complete the Admissions Inquiry Form

The admissions process begins with filling out our online Admissions Inquiry Form, which helps us get to know you and your family better and to ensure that Brehm is the right fit for your child.

Start the Questionnaire
Send Necessary Documents

Send us your child’s current (within three years) neuropsychological evaluation along with supporting documents such as an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan (if applicable) via email or fax.

Schedule a Conversation

After reviewing your completed Pre-Admission Questionnaire we’ll contact you to set up a call with a member of our Admissions team. If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to contact us.

Complete the Application Form

Our Admissions team will send a link to our online Application Form.

Submitting Your Application

Submit the application along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee.

Schedule a Campus Tour

After receiving your application, our admissions office will contact you to schedule a campus tour.

Schedule a Personal Interview

Interviews must be completed prior to the admission decision.

Questions and Support

At any point in the process, don't hesitate to reach out to our director of Admissions for any questions and support throughout the application process.

Director of Admissions

Stephanie Wilson, M.Ed., Ed.S.
Phone: (618) 457-0371
Fax: (618) 529-1248

Scope of Neurodiversity

Brehm Preparatory School is committed to empowering neurodiverse students to reach their full potential.

To evaluate if Brehm meets your child's needs, please review the list below, which outlines the diagnoses we support.

Primary Diagnosis

Specific Learning Disabilities in reading, math, and writing. This includes Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Dyscalculia.


Autism Spectrum - Level 1

Twice Exceptional

Executive Functioning Disorders

Speech and Language Impairment

Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder

Memory Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder

Processing Speed Deficit

Nonverbal Learning Disability

Auditory Processing Disorder

Secondary Diagnosis

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Anxiety Disorder


Tourette Syndrome

Admissions Tour

After your application is received, our Admissions office will contact you to schedule personal interviews and a campus tour. During your visit, you will discover first-hand how Brehm’s unique approach empowers students with the fresh perspectives and skills to recognize their full potential.

Travel Checklist:

Schedule your travel to provide plenty of time to reach Brehm and survey the area

Make sure you bring all requested documents

Prepare your questions and keep notes

Bring your walking shoes

Wear casual comfortable clothing

I still feel a little teary-eyed, just remembering your kindness and what Brehm offered to our son. The past few years have been really hard for our family. After we visited Brehm, we began to feel hopeful again. Thank you for giving this to us.

Brehm Parent

Together, Let’s Explore if Brehm Is the Right Fit for Your Child

Connecting with a boarding school that understands your child's needs can be daunting.

Reach out to our team of experts to discover how Brehm stands apart, offering a secure and nurturing environment, fostering holistic growth and development.

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