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Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #1 - At the Academy of the New Church - an accredited, private, 9th through 12th grade Girls School and Boys School - we prepare students for a principled and useful life in both the natural and spiritual worlds. Through challenging academics and full extracurricular participation, our students enjoy many opportunities to find their balance.
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Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #1 - At the Academy of the New Church - an accredited, private, 9th through 12th grade Girls School and Boys School - we prepare students for a principled and useful life in both the natural and spiritual worlds. Through challenging academics and full extracurricular participation, our students enjoy many opportunities to find their balance.
Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #2 - Every day the entire school meets in the chapel for a brief presentation by our pastoral staff or a visiting minister. It is a chance for quiet reflection on some aspect of life that can be better understood and improved. The chapel message often becomes a topic of discussion in the classroom that day.
Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #3 - At ANC, the performing arts program is not only for theater students. Over 50% of the school is involved in each of our two main-stage productions each year. While performing on stage is popular, there are also many opportunities to participate back-stage in one of our student-led technical theater crews.
Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #4 - Small class size and a strong sense of community among students and teachers ensure that all students get the answers and support they need, and a careful balance of single-gender and coeducational classes provides the right environment for learning.
Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #5 - Our no-cut athletic program allows every student to enjoy healthy competition. We offer fourteen sports at ANC, with everything from lacrosse to ice hockey. Our coaches use the competitive environment as a classroom to teach self-discipline, team-building and true sportsmanship.
Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #6 - Delta Mu, our student-led service club, organizes activities throughout the year, and the annual service trip to the Poconos to volunteer at a Salvation Army camp is always a highlight of the year.
Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #7 - Our dormitories-Stuart Hall for the boys and Glenn Hall for the girls-are run by faculty house parents aided by residential assistants college-age and older. Dormitory staff work hard to provide student residents with a safe, structured, and caring environment that incorporates the spiritual values of our school.
Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Photo #8 - The Dance Team at ANC welcomes dancers of any level to the stage, teaching both foundational skills and more challenging choreography. Students experience a full array of movement techniques and styles as they practice jazz, ballet, tap, hip-hop, and modern dance each week.
The Academy of the New Church Girls School and Boys School are separate schools that share faculty, facilities and certain classes.
We have the best of both worlds. Our careful combination of single gender and coeducational courses allows us to tailor learning specifically to each gender, and at the same time provide opportunities for girls and boys to collaborate with one another in the academic sphere and in extracurricular and social activities.
The Academy of the New Church is a religious institution. Our curriculum is inspired by the teachings for the New Church. Through classroom instruction and an atmosphere of spiritual conviction, we challenge students to discover their own sense of purpose.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 225 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,750
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
225 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1150
Average ACT score
25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Girls: dress code; Boys: dress code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Room and Board: $9100
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jennifer Allen
Admissions Associate
Tricia Timbers
Endowment Size
$200 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Choral Ensemble, Community Service Club, Community Theater, Dance, Film Society, Instrumental Ensemble, orchestra, School Theater

School Notes

  • As a private, Christian New Church school, ANC seeks students who are looking for a balance between secular and spiritual growth, as well as between academic preparation and extracurricular involvement.
  • Our admissions process helps determine the likelihood of success for each applicant based on affirmation of our mission, academic capability, and family participation.
  • Honored for achievement in arts, athletics, academics and service, ANC is one of the top educational values available for families.
  • Sampling of Recent College Admits: Bryn Athyn College, University of Pennsylvania, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, The Pennsylvania State University, Virginia Tech, George Washington University, New York University, and Bryn Mawr College.
  • ANC is fully accredited by the Middle States Association.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 225 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,750
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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