A global school with local roots, George School is a Quaker, co-ed boarding and day high school in Newtown, PA. Convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, the school is located on a picturesque campus of open lawns and beautiful woods.
George School is an experienced leader in education, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program and nearly 20 Advanced Placement courses.Students are immersed in learning across all disciplines in a rigorous yet personalized curriculum.The arts and coursework in science, robotics, and mathematics are signature elements of a George School education.
George School graduates attend the most selective colleges and universities worldwide, and become confident and capable leaders rooted in self-awareness, self-sufficiency, and the ability to listen deeply to others.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $43,900
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1

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George School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1893
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
540 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
George School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus (AB), AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Economics, AP French 5, AP Human Geography, AP Latin 4, AP Latin 5, AP Physics C, AP Spanish 5, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Boarding student tuition is $66,250. Day student tuition is $43,900. Over 50% of George School students receive financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
58%
Admissions Director
Kim Major P '23

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
ARGO, Chinese Club, Clay Club, Cooking Club, French Club, Havurah, Investing Club, JSA, Latin American Student Organization, LOGOS, Model UN, Open Doors, Pacific Rim Organization, Painting & Drawing Club, Reading Olympics, SAGE (Students Associated for Greater Empathy), SAMOSA, TERRA, UMOJA, Women's Issues Now (WIN), Young Friends

Arts and Music Programs:
A Cappella, Art for Relief, Chorale, Goldfish 'n Java, Painting and Drawing Club, R&B Step Team

School Notes

  • A global school with local roots, George School is a Quaker, co-ed boarding and day high school in Newtown, PA. Convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, the school is located on a picturesque campus of open lawns and beautiful woods.
  • George School is an experienced leader in education, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program and nearly 20 Advanced Placement courses.Students are immersed in learning across all disciplines in a rigorous yet personalized curriculum.The arts and coursework in science, robotics, and mathematics are signature elements of a George School education.
  • George School graduates attend the most selective colleges and universities worldwide, and become confident and capable leaders rooted in self-awareness, self-sufficiency, and the ability to listen deeply to others.
Profile last updated: 07/22/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $43,900
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1

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