Overview

Founded in 1869, Stoneleigh-Burnham School (SBS) is a boarding and day school for girls in Grades 7 - 12 and Postgraduate (PG). Nestled in the Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts, SBS educates students from across the country and around the world on our beautiful 100-acre campus. Located 58 miles from Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut and 97 miles from Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, SBS is geographically situated nearby the Five College Consortium— a higher education non-profit fostering a vibrant intellectual community that includes Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. SBS students have access to collaborative academic programs, enterprise initiatives, and community engagement. SBS’s Learning Center supports all academic disciplines designed to ensure that each student receives personalized support for their individual learning profile. Boarding begins in Grade 7 and international students are welcome to enroll in Middle School (Grade 7 & 8). Additionally, students are welcome to enroll throughout the year due to our flexible enrollment program. We encourage you to visit sbschool.org/admissions to learn more. SBS is the first and only girls’ school in New England to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. Inspiring students to pursue meaningful lives based on honor, respect, and intellectual curiosity, SBS provides opportunities for a well-rounded educational experience. These include, but are not limited to, artistic endeavors in both the visual and performing arts, competitive and recreational athletic pursuits, dynamic clubs and dedicated student affinity groups, a world-class Debate & Public Speaking Society, and an internationally recognized equestrian program.
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Official information of Stoneleigh-Burnham School in 2024 | FindingSchool

B+ Boarding
B+ Matriculation
B+ Academics
B+ Extracurricular activities
B+ Community
B+ Reviews
B+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 7-12, PG
All-girls
Rural
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $58,650
# of Students: 120
Teacher:Student: 1:6
International Student: 18%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $23,333/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 82%
SAT: 1310/1600
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Stoneleigh-Burnham School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#21 Emory University 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#42 Boston University 2
#55 University of Miami 1
#79 American University 1
#103 Clark University 1
#117 University of Vermont 1
LAC #26 Colorado College 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
Fashion Institute of Technology 1
Hampshire College 1
Sarah Lawrence College 1
Southern New Hampshire University 1
St. Lawrence University 1
Stetson University 1
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 1
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IB Courses

(Total 8)
IB English
IB French
IB Spanish
IB History
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
IB Dance
IB Music
IB Visual Arts
IB English
IB French
IB Spanish
IB History
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
IB Dance
IB Music
IB Visual Arts
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Sports

(Total 10)
Basketball
Dance
Fitness
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Equestrain
Yoga
Basketball
Dance
Fitness
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Equestrain
Yoga
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Arts

(Total 18)
Band
Chamber Choir
Chorus
Dance
Music
Theater
3D Design
Animation
Ceramics
Drawing
Band
Chamber Choir
Chorus
Dance
Music
Theater
3D Design
Animation
Ceramics
Drawing
Painting
Photo
Printmaking
Sculpture
Video
Weaving
Art
Design
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 10)
Blue Key Ambassadors
Business Club
Community Service & Sustainability (CSS)
Minerva | The Stoneleigh-Burnham School Literary & Art Magazine
Mathematics Club
Multicultural Club (MCC)
Robotics Club
Sententiae | Stoneleigh-Burnham School’s Student-Run News Site
Student Alumnae Relations Society (STARS)
Student Council (StuCo)
Blue Key Ambassadors
Business Club
Community Service & Sustainability (CSS)
Minerva | The Stoneleigh-Burnham School Literary & Art Magazine
Mathematics Club
Multicultural Club (MCC)
Robotics Club
Sententiae | Stoneleigh-Burnham School’s Student-Run News Site
Student Alumnae Relations Society (STARS)
Student Council (StuCo)
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1869
Campus Size: 100 acres
Boarding Rate: 45%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Interview: On Campus, Admission Travel to China, Zoom
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: TOEFL Jr., IELTS, Duolingo
School Code:
TOEFL: 8097
SSAT: 7504

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Frequently Ask Questions about Stoneleigh-Burnham School

01.
Tell me a bit about Stoneleigh-Burnham School.
Stoneleigh-Burnham School is All-girls private boarding school located in Boston, Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1869, and currently has about 120 students, 18.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.sbschool.org.
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Where is Stoneleigh-Burnham School located?
Stoneleigh-Burnham School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 79 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Stoneleigh-Burnham School have rigorous academic requirements?
Stoneleigh-Burnham School also have 82% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
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How popular is Stoneleigh-Burnham School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Stoneleigh-Burnham School is among the most popular schools, within top 194 for all US schools.

Also Stoneleigh-Burnham School has been favorited by 112 users.
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Where do Stoneleigh-Burnham School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 60% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 4% go to top 25, and about 8% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with Stoneleigh-Burnham School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Stoneleigh-Burnham School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Stoneleigh-Burnham School’s official site: http://www.sbschool.org or call them at 413-774-2711.
04.
What is the application requirement for Stoneleigh-Burnham School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Stoneleigh-Burnham School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
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Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Stoneleigh-Burnham School?
Yes, here are few: Rumsey Hall School, Hoosac School and Middlesex School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
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What is the latest tuition for Stoneleigh-Burnham School’s All-girls student?
The total fee for Stoneleigh-Burnham School in 2024 is $63,695 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@sbschool.org .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Stoneleigh-Burnham School?
The overall rating for Stoneleigh-Burnham School is B+.

The section ratings of Stoneleigh-Burnham School are:
B+ for Matriculation
B+ for Academics
B+ for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
B+ for Students and Parents reviews
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