Wilbraham & Monson Academy

423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Tel: 413-596-9107
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12, PG | 455 students
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Founded in 1804, Wilbraham & Monson Academy is a day and boarding school of 455 students in grades 6-postgraduate.
The Academy is dedicated to preparing students for successful competitive college admission and facing the challenge of global citizenship and leadership through the study of economics, entrepreneurship, and global studies.

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2014 School Data
Wilbraham & Monson Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 8-12, PG 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) 6-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1804 1910
Campus Size 300 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 455 students 295 students
% Students of Color 15% 19%
% International Students 33% 20%
% Students Boarding 60% 68%
Average SAT Score 1770 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 15 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 19 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 69% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $10 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$54,500
(Fees are not included.)
$48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$36,700
(Fees are not included.)
$27,240
% Students on Financial Aid 37% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 50% 57%
Director of AdmissionsKate Gaw
Associate Director of Admissions Carlee D'Amato

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 19 16
CoursesAdvance Placement Language & Composition , Advanced Placement Biology, Advanced Placement Calculus AB & BC, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Advanced Placement Environmental Science, Advanced Placement French, Advanced Placement Human Geography, Advanced Placement Latin , Advanced Placement Literature & Composition , Advanced Placement Macroeconomics, Advanced Placement Microeconomics, Advanced Placement Music Theory, Advanced Placement Physics C, Advanced Placement Spanish, Advanced Placement Statistics, Advanced Placement Studio Art , Advanced Placement United States History , Advanced Placement World History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 21 14
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Track, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 9 23
ExtracurricularsAs, Community, Dance, Dorm, Fitness, Gold, Green, Outdoor, Peer

College Matriculation

Year: 2012-2014 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Boston College 7
Babson College 5
Clark University 5
Emory College 5
New York University 5
Northeastern University 5
Syracuse University 5
University of California San Diego 5
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 5
University of Rochester 4
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • LD types supported: Mild Learning Differences
  • School accreditations: NEASC

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is The MacDuffie School (10.2 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Granby, MA
    66 School Street
    GranbyMA 01033
    413-255-0000
    10.2 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 267 students
  • Suffield, CT
    Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    860-386-4440
    14.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 415 students
  • Easthampton, MA
    19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413) 529-3241
    15.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 440 students
  • Hardwick, MA
    P.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
    HardwickMA 01037
    413-477-6000
    20.5 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 210 students
  • Windsor, CT
    Office of Admission
    WindsorCT 06095
    860-687-6400
    21.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 650 students
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