The girls of Linden Hall have been breaking the glass ceiling since 1746! Our students fly airplanes, build robots, recite Shakespeare, psychoanalyze Batman, win chemistry competitions, design murals, gallop across campus on horseback, and more.
Girls come to Linden Hall from across the United States and more than 40 countries around the globe.
Linden Hall is located on Main Street in America's Coolest Small Town of Lititz, PA, in the heart of beautiful Amish Country but with easy acess to Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and New York City.
By the careful blending of unparalleled tradition and inspired innovation, rigorous academics, and enriching co-curriculars, Linden Hall offers the finest in learning and living experiences, as it prepares young women to be the leaders of their generation.
Graduates are admitted to the finest universities in the world, including Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Duke, Barnard, Swarthmore, Amherst, Wellesley, RISD, Tufts, USC, Berkeley, McGill, and the University of Edinburgh.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 148 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $26,800
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / May. 1 / rolling

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
148 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
62%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Linden Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
2-D Art and Design (Photography), 2-D Art and Design (Studio), Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, French Language and Culture, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, United States History, World History
Average SAT score
1380
Average ACT score
27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(uniform (plaid skirt or khaki pants and blue or white polo shirt))

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / May. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Need-based financial aid and merit scholarships available; largest packages awarded to 1/15 applicants. Day School: $26,800. 5-Day Boarding: $51,800. 7-Day Boarding: $60,870.
% on Financial Aid
48%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$17,325
Acceptance Rate
71%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lauren Dennis
Admissions Associate
Anna Kreitzer

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Drama Competition Team, Global Council

Club or Organization:
Echo Literary Magazine, Film/Photography, Go Green - environmental initiatives, Hallmarks, International Night, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography, Student government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Dance, Drama, Handbells

School Notes

  • Founded in 1746; the oldest girls' boarding/day school in the United States
  • Enrollment: students from 13 States and 45 Nations
  • 49-acre campus two blocks from the square of Lititz, a safe and charming historic town between Harrisburg and Philadelphia
  • Close proximity to urban centers. Day trips are arranged for students to explore the history and culture of New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.
  • For students interested in traveling, Fall and Spring break trips are offered to U.S. destinations and to Europe
  • Faculty advisor assigned to each student to act as her mentor. Sister Program provides each student with additional peer support.
  • Comprehensive and supportive College Counseling Program. One-on-one guidance aids students in identifying colleges best matched to their academic potential and personal interests. Direct oversight and preparation for SAT and ACT tests is provided, and Linden Hall's college counseling results in 100% acceptance to some of the nation's finest schools.
  • Championship riding program: competitive IEA dressage (Reserve National Champions 2021) and hunt seat teams for both Middle School and Upper School, eventing team with cross country jumpts on campus, travel for shows and recreational riding.
  • Aviation program for Upper School girls to earn their private pilot's license
Profile last updated:

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I go to linden hall and I love it there. There academic program is great and anyone who goes there could tell you they wouldn't want to be anywhere else!
- Posted by
5  
My daughter started at Linden Hall in 6th grade and graduated 2 years ago. It was an amazing experience for her. She took advanced classes that weren't even offered at her public school. The teachers were well supportive, knowledgeable, and caring. I do not feel that my daughter would have had the same great experience at any other local school.
- Posted by

Endorse Linden Hall. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Most adults find traveling more complicated and challenging that it was pre-pandemic. We offer some suggestions for safe teen travel in these uncertain times.
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Social media is an effective marketing tool for your school. Here are some suggestions for using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest.
Should Teachers Be Unionized?
Should Teachers Be Unionized?
One of the basic differences between private and public schools is the fact that most public school teachers belong to a union. Should teachers be unionized?

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 148 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $26,800
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / May. 1 / rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Lancaster County, PA is $9,971 for elementary schools and $12,344 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lancaster County, PA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Related School Videos

Quick Links