Sant Bani School

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  • Sant Bani School, founded in 1973, is an independent preK-8 day school in central NH. Our students gain self-confidence and a passion for learning through an integrated program of academics, creative arts, athletics and service to others. Believing there is something to learn from everyone, we create a diverse community, interacting in mixed-age groups, and practicing respect for self and others. These elements, combined with small classes and a connection to nature, produce a learning environment unique to SBS.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Students139 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeSant Bani School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,500
Tuition NotesTuition for 2018-2019High School (9-12) ? $16,700Junior High School (6-8) ? $13,900Elementary School (1-5) ? $12,900Kindergarten ? half day ? $5,850Kindergarten full day ? $7,400
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMegan Farkas


Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Archery, Bowling, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Ultimate FrisbeeAlpine SkiingArchery,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianField Hockey,
Mountain BikingNordic Skiing,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
Ultimate Frisbee


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
LEGO Robotics, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Dance, Drama, Instrument Lessons, Jazz Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Archery, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Skating, Skiing/Snowboarding, Swimming

School Notes

Sant Bani School is built on the belief that we have something to learn from everyone. Surrounded by nature, we create a diverse community where respect for all living things is central. Our mission is to provide a high-level, comprehensive educational experience while also recognizing the value of the spirit. With small classes, committed faculty, and an emphasis on collaboration and service to others, Sant Bani School teaches students to Be Good, Do Good, Be One.

The Elementary School provides a foundation for lifelong learning. Value is placed on imagination, problem solving, social awareness, collaboration and communication.

The Middle School nurtures individuality in its students and fosters responsibility, service to the community and collaboration. The emphasis is on development of critical thinking, creativity and intellectual curiosity. We want students to develop self-confidence and to express kindness and empathy towards others. 

We value:
  • an open, judgment-free environment that builds confidence and encourages curiosity and creativity
  • academic, social and emotional learning
  • collaboration and critical thinking
  • mutual respect, fairness and inclusiveness
  • service to others, connecting empathy and generosity of spirit with action
  • nature and the experience of being outdoors
  • quiet time, simplicity and reflection
  • expanding students` horizons and connecting with the world around us
  • having fun together.

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The average private school tuition in New Hampshire is $8,650 for elementary schools and $28,339 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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