Top Pennsylvania Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 13 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Pennsylvania, serving 4,422 students.
Solebury School Photo - Solebury School's Math and Science (STEM) program offers students opportunities to pursue AP and Honors classes, as well as Engineering courses that will prepare them for college.
The Phelps School Photo - Founded in 1946, The Phelps School is dedicated to the personalized education for the boy who seeks success academically, personally and socially. Our first obligation is to create a caring, sensitive climate which emphasizes the positive in every situation.
Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Sem offers an exciting range and long list of clubs, activities and leadership opportunities. Often student-initiated, these groups provide experiences not found in the classroom or on the playing fields.
Valley Forge Military Academy Photo - VFMA offers college preparatory academics, credentialed faculty, competitive PIAA athletics, and individual attention, providing cadets with an environment focused on their academic success.
Top Pennsylvania Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, PA 15681
Grades: 9-12, PG | 200 students
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