6832 Phillips Mill Road
New Hope, PA 18938
Solebury School is a coed, college preparatory boarding and day school for grades 9-12 in beautiful Bucks County, PA. There is no single way to experience Solebury, but there is a core approach.
We start with helping students plant the seeds of their own education, and then nurturing and cultivating that until it grows into something strong and life-lasting.
With 235 students and a student to teacher ratio of 6 to 1, everyone at Solebury is known and valued.
We offer an environment of educational excellence that prepares students for success in college and beyond. Solebury is what school should be.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Students: 245 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,920
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $45,180
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Feb. 1 / rolling

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Class of 2017
5.00
Montana State University
First of all, the campus is gorgeous and has a natural relaxed vibe. On my first visit, as soon as I stepped out of the car, I felt at ease. Second, the faculty is exceptional. . .

Class of 2011
5.00
Loyola University Maryland
Solebury was one of the best things to happen to me. The education I received, the friendships I made, the relationships with many of my teachers are still in place today. I'll never forget my. . .

Class of 2009
5.00
Portland State University, The George Washington University
Solebury makes sure to keep all class sizes very small, which was new to me as a former public school student. All students address teachers by their first names, which really emphasizes the mutual respect. . .
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Top Rankings

Solebury School ranks among the top 10 schools with 200-400 students (out of 109 schools) for:

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Attribute
Student Attention

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
Solebury School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1925
1907
Campus Size
90 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
245 students
300 students
% Students of Color
25%
25%
% International Students
15%
20%
% Students Boarding
45%
70%
Average SAT Score
1230
* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
10 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
11
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
44%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$6.8 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$66,920
(Learning Skills $14750, ESL $6000 )
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$45,180
$33,250
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$16,855
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Jan. 15 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
Scott Eckstein
Associate Director of Admissions
Meg Perry

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
11
17
Courses
American Studies (AP US History), American Studies (Honors American Literature), AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US Government and Politics, Ethics (Honors), French IV (Honors), History Thesis (Honors), Honors Algebra IA, Honors Algebra II & Trigonometry, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors Geometry, Honors Physics, Honors Pre-Calculus, Spanish IV (Honors)

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
23
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
African-American Affinity Group, An Extensive 4-H Program, Boy Scout Troop 1899, Co-Curricular Committee, Computer Interest Group, Cooking Interest Group, Current Events, Newspaper Staff, Outerlimits, Pistol, Politics, Rappelling, Video Club, World Languages Society, Yearbook, Yearbook/Journalism

Arts and Music Programs:
Curriculum Commmittee, Math Counts, Theatrical Productions

Recreational Athletic Programs:
National Junior Honor Society, Walking Club, Weight Training, Yoga

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Solebury`s curriculum provides a stable, rigorous foundation for exploration. The size of classes allows for meaningful engagement, and extended class times create more opportunities to dive deeply into the material. Our diverse elective options and trimester system enable you to discover new passions and run with them. We offer an environment of educational excellence that prepares students for success in college and beyond.Come visit our gorgeous campus, talk to teachers, ask questions, and see for yourself what sets Solebury apart. We look forward to meeting you!
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia/Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
  • Solebury School accreditations: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Profile last updated: 03/04/2022
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Students: 245 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,920
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $45,180
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Feb. 1 / rolling

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