Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked PA School
- Grades: 7-12
- Enrollment: 298 students
- Yearly Tuition: $55,900
- Acceptance rate: 50%
- Average class size: 9 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Grier School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:
Academics and Faculty
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Alpha Omega, Anti-Bullying Club, Astronomy Club, Empowering Girls Globally (EGG), Environmental Club, Excursion Club, Garden Culb, Grier School Ambassadors (GSA), Journalism Club, Kaleidoscope, Knitting Club, National Honor Society (NHS), Pottery Club, Prom Committee, Recycling Club, Theatre Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Flute Choir, Jazz Band, Musical Theatre, Orchestra, Private Music Lessons, Rock Band, Select Singers, String Orchestra
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Equestrian, Golf, Personal Fitness, Tennis, Yoga, Zumba
- The Grier School is an independent boarding school for girls located just outside Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA. Grier's Central Pennsylvania location is easily accessible to the nearby cities of Altoona and State College, home to Penn State University. The school's mission since its founding has been to enrich the lives of young women in the areas of academics, athletics and thearts.Toward this goal, all students are encouraged to participate actively in all aspects of school life.
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Camila Sodi - Mexican TV star and pop singer - attended Grier as a 9th grader.
- Marcy Rylan - Soap Opera actress
- Veronica Velasco - Mexican Green Party Official
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Grier School cost?
Grier School's tuition is approximately $55,900 for private students and $4,350 for summer students.
What schools are Grier School often compared to?
Grier Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Linden Hall by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Grier School?
The acceptance rate of Grier School is 50%, which is lower than the national average of 86%. Grier School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Pennsylvania with low acceptance rates.
Who are famous alumni from Grier School?
Grier School famous alumni include: Camila Sodi, Marcy Rylan and Veronica Velasco.
What sports does Grier School offer?
Grier School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Archery, Badminton, Ballet, Basketball, Bowling, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball. Grier School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for most sports offered.
What is Grier School's ranking?
Grier School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest average SAT score, Lowest average acceptance rates, Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Grier School?
The application deadline for Grier School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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