Pennsylvania Boarding Schools

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As a member of the PIAA, Valley Forge offers more than 15 Varsity and Junior Varsity sports, and 12 intramural sports, including Soccer, Wrestling, Track & Field, Lacrosse, Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Swimming.
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As a member of the PIAA, Valley Forge offers more than 15 Varsity and Junior Varsity sports, and 12 intramural sports, including Soccer, Wrestling, Track & Field, Lacrosse, Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Swimming.
Sem offers more than 160 courses spanning all major disciplines including over 25 AP courses.  Sem has an 8:1 student to faculty ratio and an average class size of 13.
The Swank Student Center
The Hillman Center for the Performing Arts features a 650 seat theater, a black box theater, numerous rehearsal spaces as well as housing classrooms for the band and choral programs at the Senior School.  Each year numerous Shady Side concerts and shows are presented as well as community events through the Hillman Performing Arts Series.
Working on a project in the Robotics Lab
Outdoor Studying
All students are required to attend sit-down family-style meals together in the Dining Room for lunch, and boarding students attend seated dinners several nights a week. Faculty members and their families join the students in a relaxed, yet formal atmosphere, where they enjoy interaction with one another outside of the classroom.
ESL immerses the students in the English language and the American culture and improves their English proficiency for academic and social successes.
Solebury School's Math and Science (STEM) program offers students opportunities to pursue AP and Honors classes, as well as Engineering courses that will prepare them for college.
Schumo Academic Center
George School Football takes on rival ANC
Presque Isle Beach is right in our back yard.  Many of our students enjoy swimming and sand volleyball at the beach.  It is a great place to relax and enjoy the sun.
Old Main, the landmark building at Mercyhurst University, adjacent to Mercyhurst Prep.  In conjunction with Mercyhurst University, we offer a special program for academically able students who wish to begin college course work or who want to pursue a subject in greater depth.

Pennsylvania Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 200 N. Carlisle St.
    New BloomfieldPA 17068
    717-582-2121

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 85 students
  • 8150 Oliver Rd.
    EriePA 16510
    814-866-6979

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 295 students
  • George School
    (Society of Friends)
    1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
    NewtownPA 18940
    215-579-6547

    Grades: 9-12 | 540 students
  • Grier School
    All-girls 
    P.O. Box 308
    TyronePA 16686
    8146843000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 315 students
  • 717 East High Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    610-326-1000

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 523 students
  • 1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    724-639-8035

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 200 students
  • Linden Hall
    All-girls 
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    717-626-8512

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 200 students
  • 300 East Seminary Street
    MercersburgPA 17236
    717-328-6173

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 440 students
  • 538 East Grandview Blvd
    EriePA 16504
    814-746-9489

    Grades: 9-12 | 545 students
  • 200 Seminary Street
    PennsburgPA 18073
    215-679-9511

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 360 students
  • 583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    610-644-1754

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 110 students
  • 423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    412-968-3180

    Grades: 9-12 | 485 students
  • 6832 Phillips Mill Road
    New HopePA 18938
    215-862-5261

    Grades: 9-12 | 7-12 (day) | 235 students
  • 1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    610-989-1490

    Grades: 7-12 | 300 students
  • Westtown School
    (Society of Friends)
    975 Westtown Rd
    West ChesterPA 19382
    610-399-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 366 students
  • 201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    570-270-2160

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 458 students
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