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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationBrethren
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students407 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Moravian Academy Upper School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bethlehem
    Grades: PK-8 | 456 students
    5.4 miles
    1835 Catasauqua Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610) 866-2231
    5.4 PK-8
    456
  • Bangor
    Grades: K-12 | 154 students
    15 miles
    122 Dante St
    Bangor, PA 18013
    (610) 588-3414
    15 K-12
    154
  • Bethlehem
    Grades: 9-12 | 727 students
    3.5 miles
    2133 Madison Ave
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610) 866-0791
    3.5 9-12
    727
  • Bethlehem
    Centennial School Lehigh Univ
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 79 students
    5.6 miles
    2196 Avenue C
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610) 266-6500
    5.6 1-12
    79
  • Bangor
    Notre Dame High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 535 students
    14.9 miles
    580 3rd Ave
    Bangor, PA 18013
    (610) 588-3291
    14.9 9-12
    535

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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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