The American Boychoir School

75 Mapleton Road
Princeton, NJ 08540-0854
Tel: (609)924-5858
Grades: 4-8 | 49 students
American Boychoir is the nation's most widely touring and frequently performing choral ensemble.
American Boychoir is the nation's most widely touring and frequently performing choral ensemble.
Founded in 1937 and based in Princeton, New Jersey, The American Boychoir is the nation’s most widely touring and frequently performing choral ensemble, averaging 150 performances annually, including regular performances with some of the world’s finest orchestras.
Its members – boys in grades 5 through 8 - come from around the country to pursue a rigorous academic and musical curriculum at The American Boychoir School, the only non-sectarian residential boys’ choir school in the country.
The students represent 20 states in the U.S., as well as the countries of Colombia, South Korea and Switzerland.
The School’s graduates attend some of the finest high schools in the country – public and private – including Andover Academy, Choate Rosemary Hall, Concord Academy, The Hun School, The Lawrenceville School, St. Paul’s School and Woodberry Forest.
The School’s alumni go on to careers in business, the professions and government, as well as music and the arts.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Year Founded 1937

Student Body

Total Students 49 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The American Boychoir School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director KP Weseloh
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5.0 Stars   10/10/14
This school provides world-class music education, touring experience, and academics with a very good teacher to student ratio. My son loves it. Perfect for boys who really love to sing.
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