Wilbraham & Monson Academy

423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Tel: 413-596-9107
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12, PG | 425 students
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Founded in 1804, Wilbraham & Monson Academy is a day and boarding school of 425 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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  • Review #1 - Class of 2015Bentley University WMA, more than any other prep school that I have visited, is a community. Everyone knows one another. With over. . .
  • Review #2 - Class of 2015Trinity College One aspect that sets Wilbraham and Monson Academy a part from other similar private institutions is the CEGS Department. CEGS. . .
  • Review #3 - Class of 2013Franklin & Marshall College Firstly, and most noticeably unique, is the diversity at WMA. There are over 30 different countries represented, and this played. . .
  • Review #4 - Class of 2009Boston College One of the most important things to recognize about Wilbraham & Monson Academy is that it prepares all students with. . .
  • Review #5 - Class of 2006Stetson University What I loved about Wilbraham-Monson Academy was the faculty's willingness to always be available to their students. Whether it be. . .
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2016 School Data
Wilbraham & Monson Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep 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 Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1804 1910
Campus Size 300 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 425 students 295 students
% Students of Color
15%
20%
% International Students
33%
20%
% Students Boarding
50%
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 22 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
73%
68%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $10 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$56,000
(Fees are not included.)
$50,475
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$37,800
(Fees are not included.)
$28,200
% 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
40%
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 22 16
CoursesAdvance Placement Language & Composition , Advanced Placement Art: 2D Design , Advanced Placement Art: 3D Design, 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 Research (AP Capstone year 2), Advanced Placement Seminar (AP Capstone year 1), Advanced Placement Spanish, Advanced Placement Statistics, Advanced Placement United States History , Advanced Placement World History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 22 14
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, 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 12 23
ExtracurricularsCommunity Service Club, Dorm Prefects, Finance Club, Gold Key Club, Model Congress, Model UN, Outdoor Adventure, Riflery, Robotics Club, Science Olympiad, Theater, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 2011 - 2016 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Boston College 13
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 10
Babson College 7
Emory College 7
Northeastern University 7
NYU 7
Connecticut College 6
American University 5
UCLA 5
University of Rochester 5
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Wilbraham & Monson Academy is an independent, college-preparatory, coeducational middle and upper school for boarding and day students. Located in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, a suburban community in south-central Massachusetts, Wilbraham & Monson Academy, The Global School, offers a transformational experience where students become challenge-seeking citizens and leaders of an evolving world.Our academic program aims to create global thinkers by offering a curriculum that integrates the mastery of traditional core disciplines such as English, Math, Science, Foreign Language, and the Arts, while also incorporating courses specific to economics, entrepreneurship, and global studies. We also combine the innovative curriculum of our Center for Entrepreneurial and Global Studies with a strong college preparatory program, which includes 22 Advanced Placement courses and various honors tracks. Our CEGS program is designed to give students a comprehensive introduction to their role as global citizens and leaders in an increasingly interconnected world economy. Students are taught to think like entrepreneurs, to analyze current and historical issues and to investigate economic and social issues. Students are also able to utilize our Trading Center in an effort to understand and engage in active research and trading in order to gain an understanding of the global financial environment. Outside of the classroom students have the opportunity to engage in over 30 competitive, recreational or civic activities ranging from varsity level sports, community service, outdoor adventure, dance and theatre. Our mission and goal is to create ethical young men and women. Future leaders, who investigate opportunities for intellectual growth, integrate by seeking intercultural connections, interact with others respectfully and effectively and innovate by practicing critical reasoning and entrepreneurial thinking.
  • LD types supported: Mild Learning Differences
  • School accreditations: NEASC, TABS, AISNE
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