Moravian Academy Upper School

Moravian Academy is a church-related school whose Moravian tradition affirms that young people best realize their potential in an atmosphere of love and understanding.
We seek to promote the child's full development in mind, body, and spirit.
Since 1742 the school has encouraged sound innovations to meet contemporary challenges while recognizing the permanence of basic human values.
At Moravian Academy, "Mind, Body, Spirit" permeates both our historic Church Street Campus and the Merle-Smith Campus where our upper school is located.
We provide a strong academic foundation in preparation for college work.
We help students develop self-respect, dignity, and a concern and respect for others.
We promote creativity and an appreciation of aesthetic values. We also students to develop their physical skills and encourage positive attitudes about health and fitness.
We engage students in experiences that will develop maturity, independence, adaptability, integrity, and love of learning.
We encourage students and their parents to recognize their responsibilities in the educational process and demonstrate their commitment to the purposes and goals of Moravian Academy.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Moravian Academy Upper School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
419 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
92%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Moravian Academy Upper School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Moravian Academy is a church-related school whose Moravian tradition affirms that young people best realize their potential in an atmosphere of love and understanding. We seek to promote the child's full development in mind, body, and spirit. Since 1742 the school has encouraged sound innovations to meet contemporary challenges while recognizing the permanence of basic human values. At Moravian Academy, "Mind, Body, Spirit" permeates both our historic Church Street Campus and the Merle-Smith Campus where our upper school is located. We provide a strong academic foundation in preparation for college work. We help students develop self-respect, dignity, and a concern and respect for others. We promote creativity and an appreciation of aesthetic values. We also students to develop their physical skills and encourage positive attitudes about health and fitness. We engage students in experiences that will develop maturity, independence, adaptability, integrity, and love of learning. We encourage students and their parents to recognize their responsibilities in the educational process and demonstrate their commitment to the purposes and goals of Moravian Academy.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Moravian Academy Upper School often compared to?
Moravian Academy Upper Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bethlehem Catholic High School by visitors of our site.
What is Moravian Academy Upper School's ranking?
Moravian Academy Upper School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Moravian Academy Upper School?
The application deadline for Moravian Academy Upper School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

View the Moravian Academy Upper School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Mid-Winter Break - School Closed
February 19, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed - Spring Break
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed - April Break
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
School Closed - Faculty PD Day
April 15, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed - Memorial Day
May 27, 2024 (Monday)

School Reviews

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We sent our children to Moravian school until eight grade. We liked the academics and the values and both kids did, too. Both of our children then went on to larger independent high schools, but learned terrific study skills at Moravian.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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