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Wilbraham & Monson Academy

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Wilbraham & Monson Academy

At a glance

Location Wilbraham, MA
Tuition $52,985
Grades 6-12, PG Students Receiving Aid 45%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded -
Student/Faculty Ratio 6:1 Endowment -
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 47%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 455

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 15

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 42*
Average SAT Score (Math) 627
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 549
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 15
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Springfield MA Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
International School
Small Boarding School
Summer School
All Grades 6-12, PG
Boarding Grades 8-12, PG
Grade Divisions Post Graduate
Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1804
Dress Code Semi-formal
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 300
Head of School Brian Easler

History

What sets WMA apart from other schools is our combination of community and academics. We are part small, local, nurturing school and part cutting-edge preparation for college and the world beyond. As the country’s 10th oldest boarding school, Wilbraham & Monson Academy has been educating global citizens and world leaders since 1804. Today, we educate young women and men from 31 different countries. Our state-of-the-art Center for Entrepreneurial & Global Studies includes the only high school stock and bond trading center in the country, which includes a brand new (in Sept. 2012) Bloomberg monitor. Add to this more than 40 honors and AP classes, championship athletics, Fine & Performing Arts courses, student leadership opportunities, and a student/teacher ratio of 6:1, and you will see just how much WMA can offer!

Academics

Full Time Faculty 71
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 69%
Faculty with doctorate 0
Student/Faculty ratio 6:1
Average Class Size 15
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
Art
Biology
Botany
Business
Calculus
Chemistry
Chinese
Dance
Drama
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
Fine Arts
French
Genetics
Geography
International Relations
Journalism
Latin
Music
Photography
Physics
Sociology
Spanish
Statistics
World History
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
European History
French Language
Music Theory
Other (Economics)
Spanish Language
Statistics
Studio Art
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 455
Boys 286
Girls 169
Boarding Students 227
Day Students 228
International
Brazil
Canada
China
Germany
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Taiwan
Thailand
UK
Ukraine
Venezuela
United States
California
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Indiana
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Rhode Island
Vermont
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 20%
% of International Students 30%

Admission

E-mail admission@wma.us
Web Address www.wma.us
Director of Admission Kate Gaw
Admission Application Apply to Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 75
Application Deadline(s) Feb
Financial Aid Deadline(s) February 1
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 45%
Acceptance Rate 47%
Total Applicants 611
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 52%
Admission Tests Accepted
ISEE
Other (State and regional tests)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $34,640
Boarding Student Tuition $52,985
International Student Tuition $52,985

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 627
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 549
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 594
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
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% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
other (Riflery and Snowboarding)
rugby
skiing (downhill)
snowboarding
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field
volleyball
water polo
wrestling
Recreational Sports
fitness
kayaking
outdoor club/skills
rock climbing
tai chi
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Community Service Program
Dorm Proctors
Gay/Straight Alliance
International Club
Investment Club
Model UN
Newspaper
Peer Tutoring
School Band
Science Club
Student Government
Student Publications
Tour Guides
Women's Studies
Yearbook

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Contact Info

Phone 413-596-6811
Address 423 Main St - Wilbraham, MA 01095
Website www.wma.us 
Email admission@wma.us 
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