The Stony Brook School

1 Chapman Parkway
Stony Brook, NY 11790-0117
Tel: (631)751-1800
Grades: 7-12 | 333 students
Founded in 1922 with the motto "Character Before Career," The Stony Brook School educates students in matters of the mind, body, and heart.
Students are trained to be leaders with integrity and virtue.
We find that character is essential to the development of the whole person and maintain a spiritual component to the education process.
While students are presented with the truths of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, they are free to maintain their own personal spiritual beliefs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 333 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The Stony Brook School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US History, College Level Marine Science
Average SAT score 1726
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $46,700
Tuition Notes Day Students: Grades 7 & 8: $21,400; Grades 9-12: $25,300. 5-day Boarding Students: $39,950. Boarding Students: $46,700
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Joseph R. Austin
Admissions Associate Britta Holvik


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Activities Committee, Admissions Council, Bible Study, Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Singers, Chapel Committee, Chess Team, Class Council, Concert Choir, Culinary Management Training, Cum Laude Society, Dorm Council, Driven, Honor Council, Hunger Education and Response Training Council (H.E.A.R.T.), International Club, Math Club, Mentoring, Prefect Board, Prom Committee, Res Gestae (Yearbook), S.B.F.L. (Intramural Flag Football), Technology Crew, Theatrical Arts Society (T.A.S), Workjob Council, Worship Team Bible Study, Chess Team, Class Council, Concert Choir, Dorm Council, Driven, Honor Council, Math Club, Mentoring, Prefect Board, Prom Committee, Worship Team, Activities Committee,
Admissions Council,
Chamber Orchestra,
Chamber Singers,
Chapel Committee,
Culinary Management Training,
Cum Laude Society,
Hunger Education and Response Training Council (H.E.A.R.T.),
International Club,
Res Gestae (Yearbook),
S.B.F.L. (Intramural Flag Football),
Technology Crew,
Theatrical Arts Society (T.A.S),
Workjob Council,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1922 with the motto “Character Before Career,” The Stony Brook School is an independent Christian college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 7-12. It exists to challenge young men and women to know Jesus Christ as Lord, to love others as themselves, and to grow in knowledge and skill, in order that they may serve the world through their character and leadership. Distinguished for its academia, set apart by its mission, The Stony Brook School is widely known for its passion for character education. Located on the beautiful north shore of Long Island, the 55-acre campus is home to 333 students. Most of the 44 faculty members live on or near campus. With students from 13 states and 22 nations, The Stony Brook School has truly emerged as one of the most diverse private schools in the nation. The Stony Brook School offers a rigorous college preparatory program that combines traditional academics with competitive athletics, training in the visual and performing arts, and focus on character development set in the framework of Christian belief and example. The School offers 17 AP classes; independent learning projects; an integrated and hands-on middle school (grades 7-8); 26 athletic teams; theatrical arts society; international club; Christian Fellowship; FOCUS; trips to NYC; camping/canoeing; and weekend activities both at local attractions and in faculty homes.
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