Altamont School, based in Birmingham, Ala., is a college preparatory day school enrolling girls and boys in grades five through 12. The school was established in 1975 through the merger of Birmingham University School and the Brooke Hill School. It enrolls more than 400 students, with over 180 in the lower school and more than 230 in the upper school. The school s 28-acre main campus includes tennis courts, and track, soccer, softball, and baseball fields, and a gymnasium. The main school campus has more than 45 classrooms, science wings, a study garden, a fine arts center, an art gallery, a student center, and special rooms for chorus, art, orchestra, and dance. Altmont s gymnasiums offer volleyball, basketball and tennis courts, and weight training rooms. It also offers a variety of clubs and organizations, such as art club, Friends of the World, forum for cultural diversity, Spanish, French and Latin clubs, thespians, and the international food club.