Grier School

     Tel: (814)684-3000
Grades: 7 - 12 | 258 students
The Grier School is an independent boarding school for girls located just outside Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA.
Grier's Central Pennsylvania location is easily accessible to the nearby cities of Altoona and State College, home to Penn State University.
The school's mission since its founding has been to enrich the lives of young women in the areas of academics, athletics and the arts.
Toward this goal, all students are encouraged to participate actively in all aspects of school life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1853

Student Body

Total Students 258 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 99%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 9 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses English Literature and Composition,  Biology,  Chemistry,  Physics,  Environmental Science,  Art History,  Studio Art,  U.S. History,  Calculus AB,  Calculus BC,  Statistics,  Macroeconomics,  Microeconomics  
Average SAT score 1890
Average ACT score 25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $44,500
% on Financial Aid 35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $22,000
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Andrew Wilson
Admissions Associate Jennifer Neely


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Equestrian, Fencing, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballEquestrian,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ecology Club, Outing Club, Anime, Astonomy, Book & Movie, Drum Circle, Grier Giving Back, Journalism, Knitting, Math, Triple L, National Honor Society Ecology Club,  Outing Club,  Anime,  Astonomy,  Book & Movie,  Drum Circle,  Journalism,  Knitting,  Math,  Triple L,  Grier Giving Back,
National Honor Society,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Living Water Christian Academy (10.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Matthew Catholci School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Matthew Catholci School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TyroneSt. Matthew Catholci School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1105 Cameron Ave
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 73 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • AltoonaShady Pond School
    501 Golf Course Rd
    5.6 mi | 20 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • TyroneWhite Oak School
    5745 Kettle Rd
    6.8 mi | 23 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • WilliamsburgLiving Water Christian Academy
    1960 William Penn Hwy
    10.2 mi | 5 students | Gr. 2-11                      
  • AltoonaFaith Tabernacle School
    439 5th Ave
    13 mi | 44 students | Gr. 1-12                      

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