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 (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,600
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $46,100
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

George School ranks among the top 10 schools with > 400 students (out of 99 schools) for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 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
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
540 students
310 students
% Students of Color
38%
26%
% International Students
27%
20%
% Students Boarding
46%
70%
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
17
Number of IB Courses Offered
43
-
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
73%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$69,600
$61,215
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$46,100
$34,900
% Students on Financial Aid
54%
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
17
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
22
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Amnesty International Club, Argo, Chamber Ensembles, Creative Design, Forensic Science, George School Investing Club, Goldfish in Java, Havurah, Latin American Students Organization, LOGOS, Model United Nations, Muslim Students Association, Open Doors, Prefect Program, Running Club, SAGE (Students Associated for Greater Empathy), 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
  • 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 $69,600 for boarding students and $46,100 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.

What is George School's ranking?

George School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High percentage of students on financial aid.

When is the application deadline for George School?

The application deadline for George School is Feb. 1.

Alumni Reviews Review School

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Description

Class of 2019
5.00
Lewis & Clark College
George School is a special place. Whether it be the teaching style or the required service learning project, GS has a way of giving everything a unique twist. For example, I was lucky enough to. . .

Class of 2018
5.00
Bucks County Community College
Before going to George School, I felt a little wary about going because I saw the school was Quaker, something I’d never heard of or knew anything about. After graduating, I’d say the Quaker ideals. . .

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 (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,600
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $46,100
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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