Perkiomen School

200 Seminary Street,
Pennsburg, PA, 18073-0180
Tel: (215)679-9511
Grades: 6 - 12 | 348 students
At Perkiomen “students are inspired to risk being their best.” Our mission is carried out through a residential program that instills the importance of being a valuable member of a close-knit community, an academic program that provides access to 36 Honors and AP courses, The Learning Center, supportive study halls and conference periods, and an after school program that encourages students to try something new -- from our nationally recognized baseball program, to “varsity” art, to theater and music, and Model United Nations.
At Perkiomen, our motto: Solvitur Vivendo (Learning through experience) guides us as we inspire students.
Whether Model U.N.
students competing at U.
Penn., band members performing off-campus, or students interacting with the "Burgermeister" in Hildesheim, Germany, active learning is a hallmark of a Perkiomen education. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1875

Student Body

Total Students 348 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Perkiomen School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 64%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 28 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Economics - Macro, AP Economics - Micro, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP German, AP Latin: Vergil, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Physics C Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C Magnetism, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art 2D Design, AP Studio Art Drawing Portfolio, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $47,800
Tuition Notes Tuition cost represents cost for boarding students. Day student tuition is $27,900.
% on Financial Aid 35%
Acceptance Rate 35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Abby Parish Moser


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WeightliftingBadmintonBaseball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arts Club, Debate Team, Diversity Club, Drama Club, Environmental Club, History Club, Honor Society, International Club, Math Club, Middle School Band and Strings, Middle School Chorus, Middle School Math League, Middle School Senate, National Forensic League, National Honor Society, Palantir (literary magazine), Perkiomen Singers, Perkiomenite (newspaper), Reading Olympics, Spanish Club, Student Senate, Table Tennis Club, The griffin (yearbook), Thespian Society, Tour Guides Arts Club, Debate Team, Diversity Club, Drama Club, History Club, Honor Society, Math Club, Spanish Club, Student Senate, Tour Guides, Environmental Club,
International Club,
Middle School Band and Strings,
Middle School Chorus,
Middle School Math League,
Middle School Senate,
National Forensic League,
National Honor Society,
Palantir (literary magazine),
Perkiomen Singers,
Perkiomenite (newspaper),
Reading Olympics,
Table Tennis Club,
The griffin (yearbook),
Thespian Society,

School Notes:

    • Quick Facts:
    • College Preparatory
    • Boarding & Day
    • Co-Educational
    • Grades 6-12, PG
    • Enrollment 347
    • 100% College Placement
    • 1:7 Faculty:Student Ratio
    • Average Class Size of 12
    • 28 AP Courses
    • 1 hour from Philadelphia
    • 2.5 hours from New York City

    Profile last updated: 07/22/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Salem Christian School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Philip Neri Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Red Hill Christian School (1.9 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended August 19, 2013 - It has been a number of years since I graduated from Perkiomen School but one thing is still the same, quality & caring about education. Students are taught academics as well as life skills, that assure future success in whatever endeavor is undertaken. Perk is the whole package and I highly recommend this school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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