Founded in 1886, the Winsor School is an independent day school for academically motivated and promising girls in grades 5-12.
Winsor offers a rigorous academic program balanced by the arts and physical education in an environment of warmth and personal attention.
As a community, Winsor cherishes respect and generosity of spirit, and its mission underscores its commitment to diversity. Its size means girls build lasting friendships, and it encourages each girl to realize her own uniqueness and promise.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 471 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $53,900
  • Acceptance rate: 25%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

Top Rankings

Winsor School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Year Founded
1886

Student Body

Total Students
471 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Winsor School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
13 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1412
Average ACT score
32
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$39,358
Acceptance Rate
25%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Audra McFarland
Admissions Associate
Jennifer Toon

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Community Service, Debate, Engineering Clubs, Literary Magazines, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Newspaper, Spectrum, Student Councils, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Choral Groups, Drama

School Notes

  • Winsor is set on a seven-acre campus in Boston, and makes frequent use of the city's resources. Facilities include the expansive Lubin-O'Donnell Center for Performing Arts, Athletics and Wellness, which opened in 2015; the Virginia Wing Library with 27,000 volumes plus access to 850 periodicals; a multi-media language lab; three computer labs; three art studios; seven science laboratories; and two turf playing fields.
  • The Lower School comprises grades 5 through 8. In this supportive environment, teachers foster natural curiosity through active, hands-on lessons.
  • The Upper School is an energetic learning community of ninth through twelfth graders. The faculty stretches girls to think logically, creatively, and compassionately and to take increasing responsibility for their own learning.
  • At all levels, students enjoy dedicated, caring teachers who know their subjects intimately.
  • Beyond the classroom, clubs, the arts, and sports offer ways for girls to explore interests. Winsor offers teams in 14 sports and has more than 30 clubs. Girls approach extracurriculars passionately, and have won national honors in debate, engineering, and choral competitions.
  • Girls also work with boys from Belmont Hill and Roxbury Latin schools on coordinated drama, music, and newspaper activities.
  • The majority of students go on to attend the nation's most selective colleges and universities. An experienced College Counselor guides and supports girls through the process. In the last five years, students' most common college choices were Harvard, Boston College, Yale, MIT, UPenn, Wesleyan, Georgetown, George Washington, Vanderbilt, Stanford, Columbia, Brown and Dartmouth.
Profile last updated: 07/28/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 471 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $53,900
  • Acceptance rate: 25%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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