Grades: 7-12 | 308 students
Grier's dance department includes over 100 students, three teachers and a lovely 2008 Performing Arts Center.
Grier's riding program involves both English and Western riding. Each year, teams go off to represent the school in the National competitions.
Grier School is an independent boarding school for girls located in beautiful Central Pennsylvania within a few hours of major cities including New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh.
The school's mission since its founding has been to enrich the lives of young women in the areas of academics, athletics and the arts.
Toward this goal, all students are encouraged to participate actively in all aspects of school life.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
|Grades Offered||Grades 7-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||308 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||63 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||9 students|
|Number of AP Courses||21 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||English Literature and Composition, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Art History, Studio Art, U.S. History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, European History, French Language and Culture, Music Theory, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, United States Government and Politics, US History, World History|
|Average SAT score||1910|
|Average ACT score||25|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 15 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$51,700|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$22,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Jennifer Neely|
|Admissions Associate||Katie Kingera|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Equestrian, Fencing, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketball, Equestrian,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||12 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Anime, Astonomy, Book & Movie, Drum Circle, Ecology Club, Grier Giving Back, Journalism, Knitting, Math, National Honor Society, Outing Club, Triple L Anime, Astonomy, Book & Movie, Drum Circle, Ecology Club, Journalism, Knitting, Math, Outing Club, Triple L, Grier Giving Back,
National Honor Society,
- The Grier School is an independent boarding school for girls located just outside Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA. Grier's Central Pennsylvania location is easily accessible to the nearby cities of Altoona and State College, home to Penn State University. The school's mission since its founding has been to enrich the lives of young women in the areas of academics, athletics and the arts. Toward this goal, all students are encouraged to participate actively in all aspects of school life.
Profile last updated: 01/19/2016
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