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    Wilbraham and Monson Academy ::: Wilbraham, Massachusetts ::: Northeast U.S.

    Wilbraham and Monson Academy

    • Traditional New England campus in a small town, 1.5 hours from Boston
    • 425 students; average class size 13 students; student/faculty ratio 6:1
    • Coeducational boarding school with no religious affiliation
    • Signature programs include The Center for Entrepreneurial and Global Studies and the Global Scholars Program
    • University placements include Brown University, George Washington University among others
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    Founded

    1804

    Climate

    4 seasons; snow in winter

    Student Body

    425 students (grades 8-12); 33% international 

    Average Class Size

    13 students

    Faculty

    72 faculty; 605 with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    6:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including: Brown University, Colgate University, George Washington University, New York University, Tufts University

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: AP Capstone, Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French, Human Geography, Latin, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art, US History, World History

    Honors: Algebra, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, French, Geometry, Latin, Mandarin, Pre-Calculus, Spanish

    Special Programs

    Noteworthy: Signature programs include The Center for Entrepreneurial and Global Studies and the Global Scholars Program. New Fashion Program is a three prong interdisciplinary program that offers students a chance to experience all facets of the global fashion industry: Design, Production and Global Business.  The Trading Center offers students the opportunity to use state-of-the-art facility to engage in an active research and trading experience in order to gain understanding of the global financial environment.

    Marking System

    Wilbraham and Monson uses the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F=0-59.

    Programs of Study

    Wilbraham and Monson require 57 credits for graduation, 42 of which are to be earned from the core requirements across six disciplines.  The remaining 15 elective credits allows student to further strengthen their academic preparation for college, pursue personal passions and interests, as well as meet college specific requirements.

    English - 12 credits
    Mathematics - 9 credits
    History/CEGS - 6 credits
      (Center for Entrepreneurial & Global Studies)
    Science - 6 credits
    World Language - 6 credits
    Fine & Performing Arts - 3 credits
    Electives - 15 credits

    World Languages: French, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish

    SAT Score: Average SAT score = 1770

    Accreditation

    Wilbraham and Monson Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country, Crew, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

    Arts

    Studio Arts, Academy Singers, Chamber Ensemble, Fashion Design & Production, Jazz Ensemble, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Activities and Clubs: Chess Club, Community Service Club, Dorm Council, Finance Society, Fitness, Global Students Union, Human Rights & Equality, Mathletes, Outdoor Programs, Prefects, Robotics, Science Olympiad, Student Government, Tai Chi, Tinkering Lab, Yearbook, Yoga

    Facilities

    Academic buildings with state-of-the art facilities, Art gallery, Athletic and fitness center, Athletic fields with track, Black box theater, Campus center and school store, Chapel, Dance studio, Dining hall, Faculty housing, Library, 3 residence halls, Rifle range, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Trading center

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