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 (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,920
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $45,180
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Solebury School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1925
1906
Campus Size
90 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
245 students
310 students
% Students of Color
25%
25%
% International Students
15%
20%
% Students Boarding
40%
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
11 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%
71%
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 )
$61,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$45,180
$33,900
% Students on Financial Aid
45%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$24,000
$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
32
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
An Extensive 4-H Program, Biracial Buddies, Black Student Union, Boy Scout Troop 1899, Co-Curricular Committee, Computer Interest Group, Cooking Interest Group, Current Events, D3 (Disability Awareness Club), Debate Club, Jewish Culture Club, Latinx, Newspaper Staff, Outerlimits, Politics, Rock Climbing, SEAC (Solebury's Environmental Action Club), Solebury Service Society, Spanish Club, Spectrum (Solebury's LGBTQIA+ Club), Video Club, World Languages Society, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Curriculum Commmittee, Math Counts, National Art Honors Society (NAHS), Theatrical Productions

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dragon Boat, 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!
  • Solebury School accreditations: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Solebury School cost?

Solebury School's tuition is approximately $66,920 for boarding students and $45,180 for day students.

What schools are Solebury School often compared to?

Solebury Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Perkiomen School, George School by visitors of our site.

What sports does Solebury School offer?

Solebury School offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling.

Does Solebury School offer a summer program?

Yes, Solebury School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

When is the application deadline for Solebury School?

The application deadline for Solebury School is Jan. 15 / Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 / Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description

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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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,920
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $45,180
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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