Who We Are

For more than 150 years, Stoneleigh-Burnham has developed courses and programs that develop essential leadership and self-advocacy skills. Armed with the knowledge that connectedness, competence, and confidence are the core elements of self-esteem in girls, “SBS Owls” learn how to find their true voice so they can thrive in college and in their careers.

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
  • Teaching faculty: 34
  • Faculty with advanced degrees: 28
  • Average class size: 10
  • Student to faculty ratio 6:1
  • Number of IB classes: 28
  • Multi-level languages: Mandarin, French, Spanish, and EL
  • 100-acre campus
  • Facilities include:
    • Main Building with classrooms
    • MacAllister Library
    • dining hall
    • administrative offices
    • dormitory rooms
    • Jesser Science & Math center
    • Emerson Hall with gymnasium
    • dance studio
    • fitness center
    • Geissler Gallery with art gallery, art and music classrooms
    • Equestrian Center with indoor (featuring GGT footings) and outdoor riding rings, heated viewing lounge, paddocks and barns; athletic fields
  • Head of School: Stephanie Luebbers
  • Founded in 1869
  • School colors: Blue and White
  • School mascot: Athena the Owl
  • School motto: Veritas Supra Omnia (Truth Above All)
  • Grades 7-12 and postgraduate (PG)
  • 135 students (1/2 boarding; 1/2 day)
  • 12% are students of color
  • Students come from 12 states and 8 countries
  • International students represent 28% of our student body
  • 47% of our families receive financial assistance
  • $25,000 average financial award