The Stony Brook School

1 Chapman Parkway
Stony Brook, NY 11790
Tel: (631) 751-1800 Ext. 1
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The Stony Brook School Photo #1 - The Stony Brook School is a private Christian college preparatory boarding and day school (grades 7-12), distinguished for its academics and set apart by its mission. The 55-acre campus is located 50 miles east of New York City on Long Island's north shore and is home to 460 students from 20 countries and all over the United States.
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The Stony Brook School Photo #1 - The Stony Brook School is a private Christian college preparatory boarding and day school (grades 7-12), distinguished for its academics and set apart by its mission. The 55-acre campus is located 50 miles east of New York City on Long Island's north shore and is home to 460 students from 20 countries and all over the United States.
The Stony Brook School Photo #2 - Founded in 1922 with the motto "Character Before Career," The Stony Brook School seeks to educate students in the matters of the mind, body and heart and to challenge students to become leaders with integrity and virtue. SBS welcomes all students, not just those who identify with the school's Christian mission.
The Stony Brook School Photo #3 - Robotics, Engineering, Innovation & Design (EID) Computer Programming, Computer Science, 3D Modeling & Printing, Circuits & Microcontrollers, are all part of our unparalleled STEM program. Students have partnered with NASA to send an aeroponics system to the International Space Station. The system uses mist generated by circuits to germinate plant seeds.
The Stony Brook School Photo #4 - At The Stony Brook School we treasure the education of young artists. Students are encouraged to explore their interest in theater through acting, directing, set design, light and sound crew, stage crew and playwriting.
The Stony Brook School Photo #5 - We are bonded together by a strong sense of community and push each other to be the best that we could be. We compete in and out of the classroom with respect and grace and enjoy each other's company. We love to have fun and work hard!
The Stony Brook School Photo #6 - The Stony Brook School is a global campus with rich cultural and ethnic diversity. Students come to us from 20 different countries and 13 U.S. states and enjoy sharing their life experiences, food, music, traditions and much more. We celebrate our differences and find bonding moments through our similarities. Out of many we become one. We are Brookers!
The Stony Brook School Photo #7 - We are the school not too far from the BIG city and close enough to the sea. You are connected to the vibrancy of NYC (50 miles away) and the peace and tranquility of being with nature on campus. It is in these spaces that we create incredible memories together.
The Stony Brook School Photo #8 - Do you spot the faculty member in this picture? Students have a deep connection with staff and faculty who have dedicated their lives to the personal development of each student. The love, support, guidance and shared perspectives from some other adult person (SOAP), give parents a sense of peace and satisfaction that their child is cared for.
The Stony Brook School Photo #9 - Both on the court, in the classroom and out in the community we strive for excellence and support each other. We are stronger together!
The Stony Brook School Photo #10 - Typically 100% of the senior class goes on to higher education, most matriculating at four-year colleges and universities. 31% of our students were accepted to a top 30 college or university, as reported by US News and World Report. 44% of our students were accepted to at least one school whose acceptance rate is below 15%.
Founded in 1922, Stony Brook School is a 712 private, Christian, co-educational, college-preparatory boarding and day school in Stony Brook, New York, United States.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 460 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,300
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Stony Brook School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 288 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Student Test Scores
Student Test Scores

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
The Stony Brook School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
7-12
8-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
https://www.sbs.org/academics/
n/a
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1922
1906
Campus Size
55 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
460 students
320 students
% Students of Color
60%
25%
% International Students
31%
20%
% Students Boarding
48%
67%
Average SAT Score
1350
(Out of 1600)
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
33
(Out of 36)
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Weekly
Weekly
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
17 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
22
17
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
71%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$19 million
$28 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$66,300
(5-day Boarding - $59300 7-Day Boarding - $66300)
$64,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$35,000
Tuition international students
$71,200
$55,985
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$59,300
$46,150
% Students on Financial Aid
40%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Dec. 15 / Jan. 15 / rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
40%
60%
Director of Admissions
Luke Heywood

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
22
17
Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US History, College-Level Chinese, College-Level Ethics and Politics, College-Level History of Philosophy, College-Level Latin, College-Level Linear Algebra, College-Level Physics, Multivariable Calculus Honors

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
10
24
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
AMC Math Competition, Ethics Bowl, Mock Trial, Science Olympiad

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Singers, Choir, Theater Arts Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Chess Club, Robotics Club

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Founded in 1922 with the motto "Character Before Career," The Stony Brook School is an independent Christian college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 7-12. It exists to challenge young men and women to know Jesus Christ as Lord, to love others as themselves, and to grow in knowledge and skill, in order that they may serve the world through their character and leadership. Distinguished for its academics and set apart by its mission, The Stony Brook School is widely known for its passion for character education. Located on the beautiful north shore of Long Island, the 55-acre campus is home to just over 400 students. Most of our faculty members live on or near campus. With students from all over the United States and 30 countries, The Stony Brook School has truly emerged as one of the most diverse private schools in the nation. Stony Brook offers a rigorous college preparatory program that combines traditional academics with competitive athletics, training in the visual and performing arts, and a focus on character development set in the framework of Christian belief and example. 
  • LD types supported: https://www.sbs.org/academics/
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Stony Brook School cost?
The Stony Brook School's tuition is approximately $66,300 for boarding students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Stony Brook School?
The acceptance rate of The Stony Brook School is 40%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 60%.
What sports does The Stony Brook School offer?
The Stony Brook School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country Running, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
Does The Stony Brook School offer a summer program?
Yes, The Stony Brook School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is The Stony Brook School's ranking?
The Stony Brook School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High average SAT scores and High ACT scores.
When is the application deadline for The Stony Brook School?
The application deadline for The Stony Brook School is Dec. 15 / Jan. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 15 / Jan. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 460 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,300
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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