Wyoming Seminary Upper School

  • Within an exponetially changing world, Wyoming Seminary dares to teach our students to honor and strive for the true, the beautiful and the good.
  • As a college preparatory school, Wyoming Seminary seeks to create active learners, responsible citizens, community leaders and ethical individuals ready to take their place in the global community of the 21st century.
  • True to our traditions and our values, Wyoming Seminary is committed to supporting promising students from varied backgrounds.
  • Our curriculum emphasizes competition and collaboration, critical thinking and creativity, self-respect and respect for others.
  • We challenge our students to discover their talents and their passions by offering an integrated program rich in artistic, athletic, and extracurricular opportunities that complement the school's core commitment to academic excellence, personal integrity, spiritual growth and community service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious AffiliationMethodist
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1844

Student Body

Total Students805 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeWyoming Seminary Upper School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
64%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses24 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art and Music History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Economics, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Seminar in American History, AP Seminar in American Studies, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art-Design, AP Studio Art-Drawing, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History
Average SAT score1164
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Casual dress code with restrictions)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$24,500
Tuition Notes$52600 for boarding students
% on Financial Aid
63%
Average Financial Aid Grant$10,600
Admissions DirectorJulie Bean
Admissions AssociateDustin Good (domestic)
Endowment Size$60.6 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.48 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Department Representatives, Baking Club, Blue Crew, Blue Key, Chess Club, Community Service Group, Creative Writing Group, Dance, Disciplinary Council, Engineering Club, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Film Club, French Club, Hacky Sack Club, Honor Council, International Club, IT Club, Library Advisory Board, Mandarin Club, Math Club, Media Club, Medical Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Opinator--student newspaper, Peer group, Peer tutors, Photography Club, Resident Assistant, Robotics Club, Science Olympiad, Science Research Group, Sem government, Student Activities Committee, TEDed, The Wyoming--yearbook, True Blue

Arts and Music Programs:
Artisan Club, Chorale, Civic Orchestra, Drama, Handbells, Instrumental Music, Jazz Band, Madrigal Singers, Orchestra, Stage Crew

School Notes

  • Wyoming Seminary's core values include passion for learning, leading and serving; integrity; respect; responsibility; and soundness of mind, body and spirit. The school is known for its unparelleled academics, where excellence is revered; its dynamic faculty, teachers inspiring students; unmatched diversity, where friendships overcome stereotypes; unrivaled arts, athletics and activities, in which interests become passions; and enviable outcomes--Sem transforms lives.
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