Peddie School

201 S Main St,
Hightstown, NJ, 08520-0852
     Tel: (609)944-7501
Grades: 8 - 12 | 548 students
Founded in 1864, Peddie School is a private, independent, coeducational boarding and day school for grades 9-12 and postgraduate located in Hightstown, NJ.

The Peddie community commits itself to the intellectual, social, and moral growth of our students.
Remarkable for the range of their talents, abilities, interests, and backgrounds, our students distinguish themselves through their excitement, curiosity, and character.
They help make Peddie an open, dynamic community where a passion for learning thrives.
With respect, enthusiasm, humor, and patience, we challenge our students to reach for levels of achievement they have not attempted before and encourage them to measure the success of their efforts by the progress they make.
Ultimately, we seek not only to provide our students with vigorous preparation for college, but also to inspire them to strive for the highest quality of citizenship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1864

Student Body

Total Students 548 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Peddie School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Latin: Vergil, Music Theory, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art, US Government, US History, 
Average SAT score 1954
Average ACT score 29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $52,600
Tuition Notes 2014-15 cost for boarding tution. Day tuition is $43,500.
% on Financial Aid 40%
Acceptance Rate 22%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Raymond Cabot

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWinter Track,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bonnie Brae School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morris Namias Shalom Torah Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Morris Namias Shalom Torah Academy (1.8 miles away)
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