Peddie School

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.
Guided by our motto, “We Finish Our Labors to Begin Them Anew,” Peddie School is committed to the intellectual, social, and moral growth of each of our students.
We welcome individuals with a breadth of talents and backgrounds whose excitement, curiosity and character create a boarding school community where passion for learning grows.
With enthusiasm, humor, and patience, we challenge our students to reach beyond their expectations and to define success by the progress they make.
As we prepare all our students for the rigors and rewards of college, so do we inspire each one 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.: 31%
Students by Grade Peddie School Student 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hightstown
    Grades: PK-8 | 136 students
    1.8 miles
    639 Abbington Drive
    Hightstown, NJ 08520
    (609)443-4877
    1.8PK-8
    136
  • Cranbury
    Grades: PK-1 | 92 students
    3.1 miles
    2674 Us Highway 130 # B1
    Cranbury, NJ 08512
    (609)409-9300
    3.1PK-1
    92
  • Princeton Junction
    Grades: K | 105 students
    3.5 miles
    270 Village Rd E
    Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
    (609)443-8900
    3.5K
    105
  • Millstone Township
    Montessori Family School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 29 students
    4.8 miles
    350 Rike Dr
    Millstone Township, NJ 08535
    (609)371-9300
    4.8PK-K
    29
  • Plainsboro
    Grades: NS-5
    4.8 miles
    72 Grovers Mill Rd
    Plainsboro, NJ 08536
    (609)799-7990
    4.8NS-5
    n/a

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