There are 16 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Pennsylvania.
We offer a wide variety of sports for the student athlete: Varsity and JV Soccer, Cross Country, Golf, Varsity and JV Tennis, Varsity and JV basketball, Wrestling, Fitness/Weight Training, Roller Hockey, Lacrosse and baseball.
Many students have the opportunity to participate in university courses on campus and receive both high school and college credits. We partner with Penn State and Gannon University.
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 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.
Meeting in the Springboard Lab, an open, collaborative classroom space designed for one of Mercersburg's senior capstone courses
Solebury School is a member of the Penn-Jersey League and competes against private, public, and parochial schools in the area. Solebury fields 13 interscholastic varsity teams. In addition to team sports, Solebury offers a variety of physical activities after school that help students develop healthy, lifelong habits, skills and interests.
'My favorite thing about Valley Forge Military Academy is the camaraderie within the Corps of Cadets,' said Cadet John Ensle. We are part of a brotherhood, going through the same challenges and experiences bringing us closer together. We will share this bond for life.'
Headmaster Zachary G. Lehman is passionate about seeing Hill described as 'both the most traditional and the most innovative secondary school in the country ?? simultaneously.' To that end, The Hill School complements its traditions with an energetic level of innovation
Grier's Fine Arts Center, completed in 2001, is home to our school's large art program (36 classes offered at day!) and music program.
In addition to traditional athletic offerings, students may select clubs such as archery, lacrosse, cross-country, dance, yoga, weight training, horseback riding, and conditioning.
Pennsylvania Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
200 N. Carlisle St.
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Grades: 6-12, PG | 85 students
8150 Oliver Rd.
Erie, PA 16510
Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 295 students
1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
Newtown, PA 18940
Grades: 9-12 | 540 students
P.O. Box 308
Tyrone, PA 16686
Grades: 7-12, PG | 307 students
717 East High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Grades: 9-12, PG | 523 students
1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, PA 15681
Grades: 9-12, PG | 200 students
212 East Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
Grades: 6-12, PG | 200 students
300 East Seminary Street
Mercersburg, PA 17236
Grades: 9-12, PG | 440 students
538 East Grandview Blvd
Erie, PA 16504
Grades: 9-12 | 545 students
200 Seminary Street
Pennsburg, PA 18073
Grades: 6-12, PG | 360 students
583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355
Grades: 6-12, PG | 110 students
423 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Grades: 9-12 | 500 students
6832 Phillips Mill Road
New Hope, PA 18938
Grades: 9-12 | 7-12 (day) | 235 students
1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, PA 19087
Grades: 7-12 | 300 students
975 Westtown Rd
West Chester, PA 19382
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 366 students
201 North Sprague Ave.
Kingston, PA 18704
Grades: 9-12, PG | 451 students