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Stoneleigh-Burnham School

Established: 1869

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    Single sex - Girls' school
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year

School Description

Founded in 1869, Stoneleigh-Burnham School is situated on 100 acres in the heart of the New England countryside. The nationally recognized school is New England’s only girls’ school to offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School’s internet-accessible facilities include a new science center, dance studios, athletic facilities, and an art gallery. The school’s recently renovated and expanded equestrian center features indoor and outdoor riding rings for year round riding, heated barns, an indoor heated viewing room, an extensive trail network around the 100-acre campus, and a Derby Field.

Students can take advantage of the school’s New England location by participating in its competitive alpine skiing or figure skating winter teams. The school’s equestrian program is partnered with Smith College, giving students access to collegiate quality instruction and facilities.
Stoneleigh-Burnham offers unique art courses such as octet and weaving. The school’s prestigious dance program offers instruction to students of all levels as well as a selective group that travels to New York City each spring and to various festivals and concerts throughout the year.

Stoneleigh-Burnham is the only secondary school in the US to offer the British Horse Society Certification and is a four-time national equestrian champion. Thirteen students have ranked as World Competitors in Debate and Public Speaking.

Students are housed in single or double dorm rooms in the school’s main building. Students spend weekends participating in activities such as trips to Boston, New York City, ski resorts, and more.


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Famous Alumni

Sonya Lamonakis ’93 - #1 Ranked Female Heavyweight Boxer 2018
Carissa Tudryn Weber ’96 - Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Gela Nash Taylor ’71 - Co-Founder, Juicy Couture; Co-Founder Pam & Gela

  • 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 100 acres Campus Size
  • 33% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
Single sex - Girls' school
Teacher/Student Ratio
Average Class Size
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Speciality Programs
Intensive Dance and Equestrian program
Ballet, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Figure Skating, Football, Lacrosse, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Acting, Art, Ceramics, Dance, Design, Digital Photography and Design, Graphic Design, Photography, Studio Art, Textile, Theater - Design and Production
Choir, Jazz Band, Music, Music, Octet, Orchestra, Room music, World Music
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Chemistry, English, Environmental Science, History, Mathematics
Chinese, French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Ballroom Dancing, Ballroom Dancing, Blue Key Society, Business Club, Color Guard, Community Service, Debate, Fitness Club, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), International Club, Literary Society, Multimedia Club, Recreational Skiing, Rock Band, Student Alumnae Association
Accepting Students in Grades
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, PG
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
Not Accepted
TOEFL Minimum
TOEFL Junior Required
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 97; TOEFL JR for 7th & 8th grades only; March 10th decision

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