The American Boychoir School

75 Mapleton Road,
Princeton, NJ, 08540-0854
Tel: (609)924-5858
Founded in 1937 and based in Princeton, New Jersey, The American Boychoir is the nation’s most widely touring and frequently performing choral ensemble, averaging 150 performances annually, including regular performances with some of the world’s finest orchestras.
Its members – boys in grades 5 through 8 - come from around the country to pursue a rigorous academic and musical curriculum at The American Boychoir School, the only non-sectarian residential boys’ choir school in the country.
The students represent 20 states in the U.S., as well as the countries of Colombia, South Korea and Switzerland.
The School’s graduates attend some of the finest high schools in the country – public and private – including Andover Academy, Choate Rosemary Hall, Concord Academy, The Hun School, The Lawrenceville School, St. Paul’s School and Woodberry Forest.
The School’s alumni go on to careers in business, the professions and government, as well as music and the arts.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 4 - 8
Year Founded 1937

Student Body

Total Students 49 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 44%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade The American Boychoir School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 54%
Acceptance Rate 35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director KP Weseloh

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Hun School of Princeton (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Hun School of Princeton (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Princeton Friends School (1.4 miles away)
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  • Princeton The Hun School of Princeton
    176 Edgerstoune Road
    Princeton , NJ , 08540
    (609)921-7600
    0.9  mi  |  630  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Princeton
    Princeton Friends School
    (Friends)
    351 Quaker Rd
    Princeton , NJ , 08540
    (609)683-1194
    (Friends)
    1.4  mi  |  131  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Princeton
    Princeton Day School
    Special Program Emphasis
    650 Great Road
    Princeton , NJ , 08540
    (609)924-6700
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.6  mi  |  951  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Princeton
    Princeton Child Development Institute
    Special Education School
    300 Cold Soil Rd
    Princeton , NJ , 08540
    (609)924-6280
    Special Education School
    1.7  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  UG
  • Princeton
    The Lewis School of Princeton
    Special Education School
    53 Bayard Lane
    Princeton , NJ , 08540
    (609)924-8120
    Special Education School
    1.9  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  NS-12

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  • Recommended October 10, 2014 - This school provides world-class music education, touring experience, and academics with a very good teacher to student ratio. My son loves it. Perfect for boys who really love to sing. - Posted by Parent

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