Best Pennsylvania Boarding Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 14 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 6,512 students located throughout Pennsylvania.
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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.
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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.
Mercersburg Academy Photo
Bishop Carroll Catholic High School Photo
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.
Westtown School Photo - Main building
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.
George School Photo
Perkiomen School Photo - Innovation Center
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.
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.
The Kiski School Photo - Kiski's outdoor classroom and project-based learning culture gives boys the opportunity to get out of traditional four-walled classrooms and experience the beautiful scenery that Western Pennsylvania autumn offers! With our dedicated STEAM and Makerspace areas, young men get to roll up their sleeves and enjoy hands-on learning!
Grier School Photo

Top Pennsylvania Boarding Schools (2021-22)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 728 Ben Franklin Highway
    EbensburgPA 15931

    Grades: 9-12 | 164 students
  • George School
    George School Photo
    (Society of Friends)
    1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
    NewtownPA 18940
    (215) 579-6547

    Grades: 9-12 | 540 students
  • Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-girls 
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 275 students
  • 860 Beech Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    (610) 326-1000

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 525 students
  • The Kiski School
    The Kiski School Photo - Kiski's outdoor classroom and project-based learning culture gives boys the opportunity to get out of traditional four-walled classrooms and experience the beautiful scenery that Western Pennsylvania autumn offers! With our dedicated STEAM and Makerspace areas, young men get to roll up their sleeves and enjoy hands-on learning!
    All-boys 
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724) 639-8035

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 students
  • 100 Academy Drive
    MercersburgPA 17236
    (717) 328-6173

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 445 students
  • 1201 Homestead Lane
    HersheyPA 17033

    Grades: Pre-K-12 | 2189 students
  • 200 Seminary Street
    PennsburgPA 18073
    (215) 679-9511

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 290 students
  • 583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    (610) 644-1754

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 110 students
  • 423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    (412) 968-3180

    Grades: 9-12 | 474 students
  • 6832 Phillips Mill Road
    New HopePA 18938
    (215) 862-5261

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 235 students
  • 1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    (610) 989-1200

    Grades: 7-12 | 250 students
  • Westtown School
    Westtown School Photo - Main building
    (Society of Friends)
    975 Westtown Rd
    West ChesterPA 19382
    (610) 399-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 372 students
  • 201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570) 270-2160

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 458 students
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