The Pennington School

112 W Delaware Avenue,
Pennington, NJ, 08534-0853
Tel: (609)737-6128
Grades: 6 - 12 | 490 students
The Pennington School is an independent coeducational school for students in grades 6 through 12, in both day and boarding programs, with a current enrollment of 485 students.
The curriculum is college preparatory, with an emphasis on fostering the development of the whole student through academics, athletics, community service, and the creative and performing arts.
Within the curriculum there are also small programs for international students and for students with language-based learning differences.
Founded in 1838, Pennington values both tradition and innovation, applying the values gleaned from centuries of learning, along with the most up-to-date knowledge, to a rapidly changing world.
The School’s faculty members focus not only on what they can teach the students, but also on what the varied perspectives of the student body may contribute to the entire educational experience.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based
Year Founded 1838

Student Body

Total Students 490 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade The Pennington School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 62%
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses American History, Art Portfolio, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English, French, German, Government and Politics, Latin, Macroeconomics, Modern European History, Music Theory, Physics, Spanish, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants and dress shirts for boys/dress shirts and skirts or pants for girls.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $32,170
Tuition Notes Boarding tuition is $47,770
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $26,909
Acceptance Rate 40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Stephen D. Milich
Admissions Associate Jennifer Sheppard

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Winter Track

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Princeton Child Development Institute (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Cambridge School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pennington Montessori School (0.7 miles away)
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    (609)730-9553
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    (609)737-7877
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    1.3  mi  |  95  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
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