The American Boychoir School

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The American Boychoir School Photo #1 - American Boychoir is the nation's most widely touring and frequently performing choral ensemble.
  • Founded in 1937 and based in Princeton, New Jersey, The American Boychoir is the nation’s most widely touring and frequently performing choral ensemble, averaging 150 performances annually, including regular performances with some of the world’s finest orchestras.
  • Its members – boys in grades 5 through 8 - come from around the country to pursue a rigorous academic and musical curriculum at The American Boychoir School, the only non-sectarian residential boys’ choir school in the country.
  • The students represent 20 states in the U.S., as well as the countries of Colombia, South Korea and Switzerland.
  • The School’s graduates attend some of the finest high schools in the country – public and private – including Andover Academy, Choate Rosemary Hall, Concord Academy, The Hun School, The Lawrenceville School, St. Paul’s School and Woodberry Forest.
  • The School’s alumni go on to careers in business, the professions and government, as well as music and the arts.

Top Placements

The American Boychoir School places among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Year Founded1937

Student Body

Total Students49 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The American Boychoir School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
54%
Acceptance Rate
35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKP Weseloh
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hightstown
    Grades: NS-12
    10.6 miles
    156 Maxwell Avenue
    Hightstown, NJ 08501
    (609)448-8950
    10.6 NS-12
    n/a
  • Lakewood
    Calvary Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-12 | 251 students
    32 miles
    1133 E County Line Rd
    Lakewood, NJ 08701
    (732)363-3633
    32 PK-12
    251
  • Newark
    Grades: K-8 | 225 students
    38.7 miles
    366 E Kinney St
    Newark, NJ 07105
    (973)589-0108
    38.7 K-8
    225
  • Dover
    Holy Cross School
    Holy Cross School Photo - MISSION Holy Cross School provides an academically rich, faith-filled learning environment, thus ensuring a Catholic values based education. At Holy Cross, we strive to convey a sense of justice, peace, compassion, and respect for all God's creation.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 392 students
    93.1 miles
    631 S State St
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302)674-5784
    93.1 PK-8
    392
  • Wilmington
    Centerville Layton School
    Centerville Layton School Photo
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 102 students
    60.3 miles
    6201 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE 19807
    (302)571-0230
    60.3 PK-12
    102

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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These boys are the best and I love their voices , prestigious school ,keep up the good work
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This school provides world-class music education, touring experience, and academics with a very good teacher to student ratio. My son loves it. Perfect for boys who really love to sing.
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