Pennsylvania Boarding Schools

There are 16 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Pennsylvania.
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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.
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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.
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.
The Swank Student Center
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.
Steven's Chemistry class
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.'
Fine Arts
Ariel view of Carson Long's campus.
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.
Athletics

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
    (814)684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 307 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 | 500 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 | 451 students
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