George School

1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
Newtown, PA 18940
A global school with local roots, George School is a Quaker, co-ed boarding and day high school in Newtown, PA. Convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, the school is located on a picturesque campus of open lawns and beautiful woods.
George School is an experienced leader in education, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program and nearly 20 Advanced Placement courses.
Students are immersed in learning across all disciplines in our rigorous yet personalized Signature Academic Program. The arts and coursework in science, robotics, and mathematics are signature elements of a George School education.
George School graduates attend the most selective colleges and universities worldwide, and become confident and capable leaders rooted in self-awareness, self-sufficiency, and the ability to listen deeply to others.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $73,100
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $47,900
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
George School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1893
1906
Campus Size
240 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
540 students
319 students
% Students of Color
38%
25%
% International Students
27%
20%
% Students Boarding
46%
68%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
14 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
18
18
Number of IB Courses Offered
43
-
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
61%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$73,100
$64,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$47,900
$35,900
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Feb. 1
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
Kim Major

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
18
18
Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, French, Human Geography, Latin, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics C: Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
18
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Amnesty International Club, Argo, Chamber Ensembles, George School Investing Club, Goldfish in Java, Havurah, Latin American Students Organization, Model United Nations, Muslim Students Association, Open Doors, Prefect Program, Running Club, Skiing Club, Songwriting Club, Umoja, Women's Issues Now

Arts and Music Programs:
Ceramics Club, Community Chorus

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • A global school with local roots, George School is a Quaker, co-ed boarding and day high school in Newtown, PA. Convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, the school is located on a picturesque campus of open lawns and beautiful woods.
  • George School is an experienced leader in education, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program and nearly 20 Advanced Placement courses. Students are immersed in learning across all disciplines in our rigorous yet personalized Signature Academic Program. The arts and coursework in science, robotics, and mathematics are signature elements of a George School education.
  • George School graduates attend the most selective colleges and universities worldwide, and become confident and capable leaders rooted in self-awareness, self-sufficiency, and the ability to listen deeply to others.
  • George School accreditations: Middle States Association, TABS, NAIS, PAIS
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Blythe Danner - Actress
    • George Segal - Actor
    • Stephen Sondheim - Composer
    • Julian Bond - Civil Rights Leader
    • Mario Capecchi - Nobel Laureate (medicine)
    • Barbara Dodd Anderson - Philanthropist
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does George School cost?
George School's tuition is approximately $73,100 for boarding students and $47,900 for day students.
Who are famous alumni from George School?
George School famous alumni include: Blythe Danner, George Segal, Stephen Sondheim, Julian Bond, Mario Capecchi and Barbara Dodd Anderson.
What sports does George School offer?
George School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling.
Does George School offer a summer program?
Yes, George School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for George School?
The application deadline for George School is Feb. 1.

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Class of 2015
5.00
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Quaker school surrounded by a ton of beautiful and gigantic old trees that provides you with so many opportunities and resources not only in academics but in after-school activities to develop existing skills, find new. . .

Class of 2003
5.00
Boston College
George School's strong Quaker tradition brings tenants of the faith into the educational curriculum and living environment. In terms of education, there's a strong array of courses that challenge all levels of learners and a. . .

Class of 2018
5.00
New York University
My favorite part of George School is the vast service learning opportunities across the globe. There are service learning projects in Nepal, Vietnam, Cuba, and even ones closer to home, like Washington D.C..Another unique aspect. . .
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $73,100
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $47,900
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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