Wyoming Seminary Upper School
Tel: (570) 270-2100
Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo #2 - Sem is both a day and a boarding school, with about two-thirds of our students living locally, and one-third from 20 states and 18 countries around the world.
Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo #3 - Ignite a passion for learning! Sem offers more than 160 exciting, challenging courses, and students are encouraged to expand their minds, step out of their comfort zones and try new subjects.
Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo #4 - Whether you're a seasoned athlete or a weekend warrior, Sem has the sport for you. Our teams have won national and state championships, but the real achievement is the teamwork, camaraderie and trust that is built within each sport. Sem is noted for its wrestling, field hockey and lacrosse programs and now offers girls wrestling and crew.
- 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.
Wyoming Seminary Upper School places among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:
|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)
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||805 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||61 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|Number of AP Courses||24 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP 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 score||1164|
|Average ACT score||24|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Casual dress code with restrictions)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$24,500|
|Tuition Notes||$52600 for boarding students|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$10,600|
|Admissions Director||Julie Bean|
|Admissions Associate||Dustin Good (domestic)|
|Endowment Size||$60.6 million|
|Total Sports Offered||14 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Crew, Cross Country,
Field Hockey, Football,
Golf, Ice Hockey,
|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
- 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.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Kingston Grades: PK-8 | 312 students
316 N Maple Ave
Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 718-4724 0.2 PK-8
- Kingston Grades: NS-8 | 340 students
1560 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 718-6611 2.5 NS-8
- Clarks Summit Grades: PK-9 | 70 students
660 Griffin Pond Rd
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
(570) 587-1545 18.3 PK-9
- Freeland Grades: 6-12 | 214 students
154 Centre St
Freeland, PA 18224
(570) 636-1108 17.3 6-12
- Harrisburg Grades: PK-8 | 151 students
215 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 238-8590 86.4 PK-8
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