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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2015 School Data
Wilbraham & Monson Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 8-12, PG 7-12
Grades Offered (Day) 6-12, PG Pre-K-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 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 425 students 300 students
% Students of Color
15%
20%
% International Students
33%
20%
% Students Boarding
60%
67%
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
60%
67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $10 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$54,500
(Fees are not included.)
$49,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$36,700
(Fees are not included.)
$28,400
% 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%
56%
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 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 24
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)
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    860-687-6400
    21.79-12, PG650
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