Wyoming Seminary Upper School

201 N Sprague Ave,
Kingston, PA, 18704-0187
Tel: (570)270-2100
Grades: 9 - 12 | 421 students
Within an exponetially changing world, Wyoming Seminary dares to teach our students to honor and strive for the true, the beautiful and the good.
As a college preparatory school, Wyoming Seminary seeks to create active learners, responsible citizens, community leaders and ethical individuals ready to take their place in the global community of the 21st century.
True to our traditions and our values, Wyoming Seminary is committed to supporting promising students from varied backgrounds.
Our curriculum emphasizes competition and collaboration, critical thinking and creativity, self-respect and respect for others.
We challenge our students to discover their talents and their passions by offering an integrated program rich in artistic, athletic, and extracurricular opportunities that complement the school's core commitment to academic excellence, personal integrity, spiritual growth and community service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1844

Student Body

Total Students 421 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Wyoming Seminary Upper School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 64%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art and Music History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Seminar in American Studies, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art/Design, AP Studio Art/Design, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History  
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,850
Tuition Notes $43200 for boarding students
% on Financial Aid 50%
Admissions Director Eric Turner
Admissions Associate Gwyneth Hecht (domestic)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 46 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Baking Club, Blue Key, Calligraphy Club, Chess Club, Chorale, Civic Orchestra, Community Service Group, D.O.P.E. Sports Club, Dance, Drama, Engineering Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, French Club, Handbells, IT Club, Improv Club, Instrumental Music, Jazz Band, Junior Statesmen, Library Advisory Board, Madrigal Singers, Math Club, Media Club, Medical Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Mountain Biking Club, Opinator--student newspaper, Orchestra, Outdoor Club, Peer group, Photography Club, Resident Assistant, Russian Club, Science Olympiad, Science Research Group, Sem government, Sign Language Club, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate Club, Stage Crew, Student Activities Committee, Tae Kwon Do Club, The Wyoming--yearbook, True Blue Baking Club, Blue Key, Chess Club, Chorale, Dance, Drama, Film Club, French Club, Handbells, IT Club, Improv Club, Jazz Band, Math Club, Media Club, Medical Club, Mock Trial, Orchestra, Outdoor Club, Peer group, Russian Club, Sem government, Spanish Club, Stage Crew, True Blue, Calligraphy Club,
Civic Orchestra,
Community Service Group,
D.O.P.E. Sports Club,
Engineering Club,
Environmental Club,
Instrumental Music,
Junior Statesmen,
Library Advisory Board,
Madrigal Singers,
Model United Nations,
Mountain Biking Club,
Opinator--student newspaper,
Photography Club,
Resident Assistant,
Science Olympiad,
Science Research Group,
Sign Language Club,
Speech and Debate Club,
Student Activities Committee,
Tae Kwon Do Club,
The Wyoming--yearbook,

School Notes:

  • Wyoming Seminary's core values include passion for learning, leading and serving; integrity; respect; responsibility; and soundness of mind, body and spirit. The school is known for its unparelleled academics, where excellence is revered; its dynamic faculty, teachers inspiring students; unmatched diversity, where friendships overcome stereotypes; unrivaled arts, athletics and activities, in which interests become passions; and enviable outcomes--Sem transforms lives.

  • Profile last updated: 09/13/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Genesis School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wyoming Valley Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wilkes-Barre Academy (2.3 miles away)
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