Winsor School

Quick Facts

Winsor is an independent day school for academically promising and motivated girls in grades 5-12.

Location

Boston, MA

Grades

Middle School, High School

Type

Prep School, Private School, Top School

Total Students

Tuition per Year

434

$12,600 - $44,600

Religious Affiliation

Coeducation

No

All Female

Student-Teacher Ratio

Hours per Schoolday

7.2

6.83

Days per School Year

School Website

163

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Address

103 Pilgrim Rd Boston, MA 02215

Phone

617-735-9500

The information above was carefully researched from government data and other sources. However, all data should be verified with any prospective school before making any decisions about attendance, as no warranties about its accuracy can be made.

Winsor is an independent day school for academically promising and motivated girls in grades 5-12. The school was founded in 1886 and is located in the Longwood area. Winsor’s historic seven acre campus is nestled amid Simmons and Wheelock Colleges, Harvard Medical School and many of Boston’s renowned teaching hospitals. Classes make frequent use of nearby resources, including the State House, Boston Public Library, African American Meeting House, Museum of Science and Museum of Fine Arts.

The school was founded In 1886 by Miss Mary Pickard Winsor with eight girls in a private home on Beacon Hill. The school grew quickly and began sending graduates to college in 1895.

As an all girl's institution, the school believes that the single-sex model greatly benefits the students and results in stronger self-esteem, greater self-confidence, broader leadership opportunities and higher aspirations.

According to the school it  affirms, teaches and values:

  • Belief in the dignity and humanity of every person and a commitment to understanding individual and group differences.

  •  Respect for oneself and for one another and responsibility for oneself and for community.

  •  Generosity of spirit, thinking beyond one’s immediate self-interest and sharing talents freely with others.

  •  Openness to new ideas and rejection of stereotypical thinking.

  •  Honesty, kindness, integrity, courage, humor.

  • Empathetic understanding.

 

The performing and visual arts are important components of a Winsor education and the students participate in plays throughout the year. Many classes and co-curricular opportunities are offered  in drama, choral and orchestral music, and dance. Outside of class, co-curricular activities such as Art Clubs, and art trips are available to students.

Winsor has a strong tradition in athletic competition and offers fourteen sports  at varsity, JV and mid-level.This includes Field Hockey, Soccer,  Crew, Sailing, Tennis, Lacrosse. Softball, Track, Basketball, Swimming