There are 17 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Pennsylvania.
Linden Hall's campus includes 15 academic and residential buildings, including Stengel Hall, Steinman Art Center, Tsuzuki Science Center, a 20-stall horse stable, and the Anne Brossman Sweigart Sports and Fitness Center.
Solebury School's music program includes a chorus, rock band, and instrumental and jazz ensembles. A block of time is carved out of the school schedule each day for students to pursue their music interests.
On the weekends, boarders are offered a range of activities from trips to the mall to cultural and sporting events that take advantage of our Pittsburgh location. A sample includes kayaking, city tours including the incline, baseball games, plays, movie nights and sampling local of the cuisine. Brunch is on campus Saturday and Sunday.
'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.'
There is strong school spirit at Phelps. Many boys participate in various sports, playing in the Tri County Independent School League.
Founded in 1918 and located just 30 miles from Philadelphia, Church Farm School is a private college preparatory boarding and day school which provides an affordable, competitive and engaging education to boys in grades 8-12. A true microcosm, Church Farm School prepares boys of many cultures, faiths and financial backgrounds for the real world.
The camaraderie of boarding school is one of the greatest qualities remembered by graduates of our school.
MPS offers 49 courses in the performing and visual arts taught by a faculty of active award-winning artists. The performing arts department at MPS has long been recognized as the top high school theater program in the region. Students exhibit and perform year-round in the school’s nationally recognized musical theater, dance and choral groups. In addition to the performing and visual arts courses, MPS also offers students a wide variety of extracurricular programs. These programs meet the interests of students, help them develop life skills, and make their College application more attractive.
The Louis Maslow Stem School at Wyoming Seminary creates real world opportunities to study robotics, engineering and environmental issues.
Pennsylvania Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
Grades: 6-12 | 85 students200 N. Carlisle St.
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Grades: 8-12 | 190 students1001 East Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA 19341
Grades: 8-12, PG| Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 295 students8150 Oliver Rd.
Pre-K-12, PG (day)
Erie, PA 16510
Pre-K-12, PG (day)
Grades: 9-12 | 540 students1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
Newtown, PA 18940
Grades: 7-12, PG | 307 studentsP.O. Box 308
Tyrone, PA 16686
Grades: 9-12, PG | 515 students717 East High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
(610) 326-10009-12, PG515
Grades: 9-12, PG | 200 students1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, PA 15681
Grades: 6-12, PG | 200 students212 East Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
Grades: 9-12, PG | 440 students300 East Seminary Street
Mercersburg, PA 17236
Grades: 9-12 | 545 students538 East Grandview Blvd
Erie, PA 16504
Grades: 6-12, PG | 336 students200 Seminary Street
Pennsburg, PA 18073
Grades: 6-12, PG | 110 students583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355
Grades: 9-12 | 500 students423 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Grades: 9-12| 7-12 (day) | 235 students6832 Phillips Mill Road
New Hope, PA 18938
Grades: 7-12| 6-12 (day) | 300 students1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, PA 19087
Grades: 9-12| Pre-K-12 (day) | 366 students975 Westtown Rd
West Chester, PA 19382
Grades: 9-12, PG | 451 students201 North Sprague Ave.
Kingston, PA 18704
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January 05, 2016
Parents considering schools should read New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's book about college admissions entitled Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Much of what he says applies in the private K-12 world.