Grier School is a boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12, located in Central Pennsylvania. Our 300 students enjoy a well-rounded education in academics, the arts, and athletics.
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- Review Description
- Review #1 - Class of 2012Pennsylvania State University Grier School is unique in a number of different ways, but the aspect that I value most as a former. . .
- Review #2 - Class of 2007Penn State University For me, there are so many aspects of Grier that make it unique to other boarding schools. At Grier. . .
- Review #3 - Class of 2005Hollins University One aspect that sets Grier apart from other schools is that all of the students live on campus - school. . .
- Review #4 - Class of 1999University of Pennsylvania Grier is a school that develops young women with the confidence to be their best and be themselves. Grier values. . .
- Review #5 - Class of 1980University of Pittsburgh and Boston University Grier has one of the most beautiful settings of any school I have ever seen nestled in the middle of. . .
|Definition of Terms
2016 School Data
|Grier School||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Prep||College Preparatory|
|Grades Offered||7-12, PG||9-12|
|Supports Learning Differences (LD)||Yes||Yes|
|Campus Size||320 acres||110 acres|
|Enrollment||315 students||295 students|
|% Students of Color||
|% International Students||
|% Students Boarding||
|Average SAT Score||1280||* National Avg. »View|
|SAT range (25th-75th percentile)||1090 - 1430||-|
|Average ACT score||25||*National Avg. » View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||Yes||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual||Casual|
|Average Class Size||9 students||12
*National School Avg. » 20
|Teacher : Student Ratio||1:6||1:7|
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||21||16|
|ESL Courses Offered||Yes||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree||
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$20 million||$16 million|
(International students may not be day students.)
|% Students on Financial Aid||
|Avg. Financial Aid Grant||$25,000||$22,000|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||Yes||No|
|Application Deadline||Feb. 15 / rolling||Jan. 15|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes||No|
|Director of Admissions||Jennifer Neely|
|Associate Director of Admissions||Katharine Kingera|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
AP / Advanced Courses
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||21||16|
|Courses||Art History, Art Portfolio, Biology, Chemistry, Microeconomics, Statistics, US History, Calculus A/B, Calculus B/C, English, Environmental Science, European History, French, Macroeconomics, Physics, Physics C, Spanish, World History|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||11||14|
|Sports||Badminton, Ballet, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||19||23|
|Extracurriculars||Astronomy Club, Athletic Association, Book Club, Concert Club, Ecology Club, Essence Club, Flute Choir, Gourmet Club, Green & Gold, Grier Dance, Jazz Club, Knitting Club, Orchestra, Pine Needle Yearbook, Post and Rail (horseback riding), Robotics Club, Rock Band, Spanish Club, Triple Trio|
|Year: 2010 - 2015||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|Pennsylvania State University||5|
|New York University||4|
|University of Wisconsin||2|
|Berklee College of Music||1|
|School of the Art Institute of Chicago||1|
|School of the Visual Arts||1|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- Grier School is a boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12, located in Central Pennsylvania. Our 315 students enjoy a well-rounded education in academics, the arts, and athletics.
- School accreditations: Middle States Association
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