Best Pennsylvania Boarding Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 6,435 students located throughout Pennsylvania.

Top Pennsylvania Boarding Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
George School
George School Photo
(Society of Friends)
(9)
1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
Newtown, PA 18940
(215) 579-6547
Grades: 9-12
| 540 students
Grier School
Grier School Photo
(6)
2522 Grier School Road
Tyrone, PA 16686
(814) 684-3000
Grades: 7-12, PG
| 275 students
The Hill School
The Hill School Photo - The Hill School sets a high standard for students in their dress and appearance to express pride in themselves and their respect for one another. Academic Dress is worn throughout the academic day whenever students are in an academic or public area, chapel services, sit-down meals, required evening performance, or any other designated occasion.
(8)
860 Beech Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
(610) 326-1000
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 540 students
The Kiski School
The Kiski School Photo - Beginning in 2024, Kiski will offer co-education, extending our outstanding opportunities and unique educational environment to both boys and girls.
1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, PA 15681
(724) 639-8035
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 192 students
212 E Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
(717) 626-8512
Grades: 6-12, PG
| 115 students
Mercersburg Academy
Mercersburg Academy Photo
(20)
100 Academy Drive
Mercersburg, PA 17236
(717) 328-6173
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 447 students
Milton Hershey School
Milton Hershey School Photo
(Non-denom. / Christian)
(1)
1201 Homestead Lane
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 520-2000
Grades: PK-12
| 2,189 students
Perkiomen School
Perkiomen School Photo - Innovation Center
(5)
200 Seminary Street
Pennsburg, PA 18073
(215) 679-9511
Grades: 6-12, PG
| 360 students
The Phelps School
The Phelps School Photo
(1)
583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 644-1754
Grades: 6-12, PG
| 110 students
Shady Side Academy
Shady Side Academy Photo - Rowe Hall is the Senior School's main academic building residing at the heart of its 130 acre campus which feels like a small college. The campus also includes 2 dormitories, dedicated buildings for the visual and performing arts, an extensive athletic complex and ice rink, and in 2018 the McIlroy Center for Science and Innovation.
(1)
423 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 968-3180
Grades: 9-12
| 470 students
Solebury School
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.
(4)
6832 Phillips Mill Road
New Hope, PA 18938
(215) 862-5261
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 257 students
Valley Forge Military Academy
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.
(Non-denom. / Christian)
(2)
1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 989-1200
Grades: 7-12
| 150 students
Westtown School
Westtown School Photo - Main building
(Society of Friends)
(44)
975 Westtown Rd
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-7900
Grades: 9-12
PK-12 (day)
| 366 students
201 N. Sprague Ave.
Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 270-2160
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 424 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many boarding schools are located in Pennsylvania?
There are 14 college-preparatory boarding schools located in Pennsylvania.
What is the average tuition cost of boarding school in Pennsylvania?
The average Pennsylvania boarding school tuition cost is $63,726 per year.
What is the oldest boarding school in Pennsylvania?
Linden Hall School for Girls, founded in 1746, is the oldest boarding school in Pennsylvania.
What boarding school in Pennsylvania has the lowest acceptance rates?
The Hill School has the lowest boarding school acceptance rate (25%) in Pennsylvania.
What boarding school in Pennsylvania has the highest average SAT scores?
Mercersburg Academy has the highest average SAT scores (1390) in Pennsylvania.

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