Linden Hall

212 East Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
Tel: 1-800-258-5778
Gr: (Boarding) 6-12, PG | 200 students
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Linden Hall is an independent, single-sex, college-preparatory, day and residential school for grades 6-12.
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Accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges, Linden Hall was founded in 1746 and is the oldest all-girls’ boarding school in the United States.
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Linden Hall provides a thoughtful, inclusive, and cooperative community, where students grow into leaders without the complications of social competitiveness.
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The adults in our community model lifelong learning, intellectual inquisitiveness, and a sense of fun; as a result, students at Linden Hall are empowered to embark upon new adventures, to celebrate successes, and to learn from their challenges.

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Linden Hall Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 6-12, PG 7-12
School Type All-girls Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1746 1909
Campus Size 49 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 200 students 295 students
% Students Boarding 70% 68%
Average SAT Score 1856 * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 27 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 19 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $2 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$49,500 $48,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$21,000 $27,675
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$44,530 $36,700
% Students on Financial Aid 33% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 78% -
Director of AdmissionsKate R. Rill
Associate Director of AdmissionsHeidi Lohr

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 19 16
CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus A/B, AP Calculus C/D, AP Chemistry, AP Differential Equations, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature , AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Mandarin, AP Microeconomics, AP Multivariable Calculus, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 2D, Photography,Painting and Drawing, AP US History, Chinese Language and Culture


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 16 14
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations 19 24
ExtracurricularsAerobics, Ciberchicks, Dance, Drama Competition Team, Echo Literary Magazine, Equestrian Team, Hallmarks, Halloween Parade, Hand Bell Choir, International Night, Kick Boxing, Ledger, School Newspaper, Linden Hall Choir, National Honor Society, Photography, Student Council, Weight Training, Yearbook, Yoga

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
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School Notes:

  • School accreditations: Middle States, TABS, NAIS, NCGS

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Hill School (35.6 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pottstown, PAHill School
    717 East High Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    (610) 326-1000
    35.6 mi | 515 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Colora, MDWest Nottingham Academy
    1079 Firetower Road
    ColoraMD 21917
    35.7 mi | 130 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Exton, PAChurch Farm School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    1001 East Lincoln Highway
    ExtonPA 19341
    38.3 mi | 190 students | Gr. 8-12
  • Malvern, PAThe Phelps School
    583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    42.5 mi | 100 students | Gr. 6-12
  • West Chester, PAWesttown School
    (Society of Friends)
    975 Westtown Rd
    West ChesterPA 19382
    42.9 mi | 381 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
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