Wyoming Seminary Upper School

201 N Sprague Ave
Kingston, PA 18704-0187
Tel: (570)270-2100
Grades: NS-12 | 787 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)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1844

Student Body

Total Students 787 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Wyoming Seminary Upper School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
64%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 22 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-Drawing, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History
Average SAT score 1735
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $24,300
Tuition Notes $51400 for boarding students
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions Director Julie Bean
Admissions Associate Gwyneth Hecht (domestic)

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 52 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Department Representatives, Baking Club, Blue Crew, Blue Key, Business Club, Chorale, Civic Orchestra, Coding Club, Community Service Group, Creative Writing Group, Dance, Disciplinary Council, Drama, Engineering Club, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, French Club, Hacky Sack Club, Handbells, Honor Council, IT Club, Instrumental Music, International Club, Jazz Band, Library Advisory Board, Madrigal Singers, Mandarin Club, Math Club, Medical Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Moot Court, Nerdvana, Opinator--student newspaper, Orchestra, Peer group, Peer tutors, Philosophy Club, Photography Club, Resident Assistant, Russian Club, SAGE (Sexual and Gender Equality) Club, Science Olympiad, Science Research Group, Sem government, Spanish Club, Stage Crew, Student Activities Committee, TEDed, The Wyoming--yearbook, True Blue, Veterinary Club Baking Club, Blue Crew, Blue Key, Business Club, Chorale, Coding Club, Dance, Drama, French Club, Handbells, Honor Council, IT Club, Jazz Band, Mandarin Club, Math Club, Medical Club, Mock Trial, Moot Court, Nerdvana, Orchestra, Peer group, Peer tutors, Russian Club, Sem government, Spanish Club, Stage Crew, TEDed, True Blue, Academic Department Representatives,
Civic Orchestra,
Community Service Group,
Creative Writing Group,
Disciplinary Council,
Engineering Club,
Environmental Club,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Hacky Sack Club,
Instrumental Music,
International Club,
Library Advisory Board,
Madrigal Singers,
Model United Nations,
Opinator--student newspaper,
Philosophy Club,
Photography Club,
Resident Assistant,
SAGE (Sexual and Gender Equality) Club,
Science Olympiad,
Science Research Group,
Student Activities Committee,
The Wyoming--yearbook,
Veterinary Club,

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.
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