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7-12 PG

Stoneleigh Burnham School

Private Boarding School – Greenfield , Massachusetts

Stoneleigh-Burnham School (SBS), founded in 1869, is a girls’ boarding and day school nestled in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. Educating girls grades 7-12 and post-graduate on its 100-acre campus, the school inspires its students to value intellectual curiosity, to embrace diversity, and to act with integrity. Stoneleigh-Burnham is the only girls’ school in New England to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. SBS also has nationally recognized programs in science, debate, art, and riding with an extensive college preparatory curriculum for students with a wide range of learning backgrounds. 

Girls develop best when they are in a community that knows them and where they feel connected. With its history of fostering the development of strong female identities, its safe and inclusive multi-cultural environment, and its dedication to understanding how girls best learn and grow, Stoneleigh-Burnham School guides emerging women to become active agents of their own destiny.

Academic and Sport Facilities
The main building houses classrooms, dining room, faculty apartments, administrative offices, and dorm rooms. The science buildings has new science facilities and laboratories. Emerson Hall houses the gymnasium, dance studio, art studio with weaving looms, ceramics studio with kiln and pottery wheels, photography dark room and music rooms.

There are athletic fields, a gymnasium, weight room, outdoor swimming pool, riding trails, paddock, barns, two indoor riding rings, heated observation room for households, derby fields, and a dance studio.

Dormitories and School Residences
Students are housed upstairs in the main building. Rooms are double, some with en suite bathrooms, others with common bathrooms. Common rooms have TVs. There are phones on each corridor. campus is wireless for laptops and computers. Students are allowed cell phones upstairs but not on the first floor.

Stoneleigh-Burnham school is located in the town Greenfield which has approximately 35,000 inhabitants and located about 1.5 hours from Boston. The area is safe and beautiful with farming landscapes and many colleges and universities in the area

Area population: 17,500
Town website: Town of Greenfield

Starting Dates
Estimated Start Date: Early September
Estimated End Date: Late May

Other Services Offered:

  • Academic progress reports
  • Airport transfer and greeting service
  • Assistance in acquiring books and material
  • Help with holiday accommodation
  • Help with travel services during holidays
  • Orientation service
  • Social progress reports

School Facts

Year Founded


Student Population

All Girls School

Number of Students



7-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

100 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate


  • Pointe
  • Rock Band
  • Octet
  • Chorus
  • Drama
  • Weaving
  • Big Band
  • Ceramics
  • Chamber Music
  • Performance Dance Ensemble
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Digital Photography
  • Computer Graphic Design
  • IB Music
  • Jazz Combo Honors
  • Studio Art
  • Acting
  • Visual Arts
  • World Music
  • Yearbook
  • IB Art
  • IB Dance

AP Courses: We are an International Baccalaureate Diploma School, thus we offer most of our subjects at the IB level. As a result, we do not offer AP courses


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Dance
  • Equestrian
  • Figure Skating
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Fitness

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Blue Key Society
  • Community Service
  • Debate
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Council
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • International
  • Men/Women of Color
  • Performing Arts Production
  • Green Club
  • Literary Society
  • Student Alumni Ambassadors

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

University of California, University of Illinois, Purdue University, Boston University, New York University, Occidental College, Carleton College, Villanova University, Smith College, Dickinson College, Mount Holyoke College, Trinity College, Bryn Mawr College, The New School, Pratt Institute, School of the Art Institute, Goucher College, Marist College, Skidmore College, Drew University, Ithaca College, Fordham University, State Universities of New York, Endicott College

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: Bradley International Airport (BDL), Logan International Airport (BOS)
For Details Visit Website:   Stoneleigh-Burnham School

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