The Public Schools of Brookline serves more than 6,300 students in pre-school through 12th grade at its eight…More elementery schools, one high school, and a variety of special- and early-education programs. The district employs a total of 477 teachers, giving it a student-to-teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.
The Brookline schools are goverened by the nine elected members of the School Committee, which meets regularly in a hearing room adjacent to the school department offices on the fifth floor of Town Hall. Dr. William Lupini is the town's superintendent of schools.
Situated in the heart of Brookline Village, Brookline's six-story town hall is home to the majority of the town's…More offices and serves as a meeting place for its many boards, commissions and committees. The building was completely gutted and renovated in 2008.
Town Hall is home to the school, finance and public works departments, as well as the offices of the town clerk, town counsel, town administrator and Board of Selectmen. The police, fire and health departments are housed in adjacent buildings in Brookline Village.
Metered parking is available in a lot between Town Hall the Pierce School and on nearby streets, though spaces can be hard to find during evening meetings. Town Hall is a short walk from the Brookline Village Station on the T.
Public restrooms are located adjacent to the Treasurer's Office on the ground floor, or across from the elevators on all other floors.