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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 407 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:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
407 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Moravian Academy Upper School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
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)

School Calendar

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

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Date
School Closed - Yom Kippur
October 05, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Closed - Fall Break
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
School Closed - Thanksgiving Break
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Closed - Winter Break
December 19, 2022 (Monday)
School Closed - Winter Break
December 26, 2022 (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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 407 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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