Founded in 1848, Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school that engages 460 high school students. On our historic New Jersey campus, located 65 miles from New York City, students pursue a superior college preparatory education amid a rich, vibrant community life.
Strong student-teacher relationships are the heart of the Blair experience. Expert faculty members teach our classes to exacting standards, yet, at the same time, they truly know—and care about—our students as scholars, leaders, athletes, artists, friends, and individuals. This knowledge fosters personalized learning opportunities and leads to higher academic achievement, as students are challenged to reach their full potential.
At Blair, two faculty members mentor each student as he or she explores passions and interests. Our robust curriculum offers core courses and innovative electives, including more than 50 honors, Advanced Placement, and post-AP classes. The School’s broad athletic program includes 30 varsity and 22 JV and thirds teams, as well as exceptional venues, such as our seasonal winter sports complex, J. Li Golf Training Center and indoor crew training center. In addition, Blair boasts a fine and performing arts program featuring eclectic courses, as well as art exhibits, theatrical productions and musical ensembles.
Forward-thinking leadership education, project-based learning in our technology-rich Chiang Center for Innovation and Collaboration, enhanced research opportunities in the expanded Bogle Science Center and meaningful service initiatives help prepare students for success. Blair graduates distinguish themselves at top colleges, but more importantly, find professional and personal fulfillment by making a difference in the world.
Located on the New York state side of the Berkshires in New Lebanon, NY, The Darrow School is dedicated to serving students with diverse backgrounds and abilities, building on each student’s talents and interests to inspire enduring confidence for success in college and life. The School achieves this through an innovative, individually focused curriculum featuring a unique combination of dynamic instruction, active learning, and environmental stewardship. Students learn within an atmosphere that supports intellectual curiosity, creativity, and experimentation.
Founded in 1814, Emma Willard School is one of the oldest all-girls schools in the country. Madame Emma Hart Willard founded her school on the basis of providing girls with a first-class education that challenged and inspired, and she did this at a time when school for girls did not yet exist. More than 200 years later, we proudly continue to carry on her vision.
Emma Willard School strives to educate a generation of learners ready and able to address and lead in the most pressing issues of their time. We are constantly engaged in shaping a curriculum that balances breadth, depth, and a multidisciplinary understanding of learning.
The campus is located in Troy, NY, just twenty minutes from the state capital of Albany, three hours from New York City and Boston, and a short drive from the beautiful Adirondack Park.
Episcopal High School has been challenging students to develop the intellectual and moral courage necessary to lead lives of ethical leadership and service since 1839.
At Episcopal, honor is both a quest and an expectation, with the rigorous and collaborative pursuit of knowledge at the core of our academic experience. Passions, interests, and personal strengths are discovered when students are authentically engaged and powerfully immersed in intriguing, real-world experiences amidst the vast resources of Washington, D.C, and beyond.
We believe that we are all part of something greater than ourselves with the capacity and responsibility to be a force for good in the lives of others and that intellectual development and moral growth are best nurtured in a vibrant and diverse learning community where close relationships help us understand, appreciate, and bridge our differences.
440 students | Co-ed | Grades 9-12 | 100% boarding | 8 miles from Washington DC
Established in 1893 in the Quaker Tradition, George School is an experienced leader in education that prepares students to thrive in a changing, global world. We are a coed boarding and day school for grades 9 through 12, located in Newtown, Pennsylvania.
In addition to being one of a few US boarding schools offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, we also offer close to 20 advanced placement courses. Through robotics, artiﬁcial intelligence, stagecraft, ceramics, or philosophy, students are challenged through a rigorous and personalized curriculum. Learn more about George School’s academic program and courses.
George School graduates attend highly selective colleges and universities, and enter the world conﬁdent and capable leaders rooted in self-awareness, self-sufﬁciency, and the ability to listen deeply to others.
Financial aid and merit aid available
Comprehensive college counseling program
25 varsity sports, state of the art facilities including equestrian
Learn more at www.georgeschool.org
Known as the family boarding school, The Hill is a home-away-from-home for young men and women from around the world. Hailing from 32 states and 32 countries, students live and learn in a community with peers who are diverse, talented, and driven to excel. Since 1851, The Hill School has been preparing its students for the next step in their academic and personal journeys.
Students and faculty are inspired by one another to embrace a global worldview. As a result, they rethink problems and shift their perspectives in order to discover new solutions in a collaborative environment. Traditions such as seated meals and weekly Chapel reinforce the importance of connectedness focusing on character development and learning outside the classroom. Equally important is the distinctive family setting of boarding school life that ensures students feel safe, loved, and supported as they are challenged to explore new interests and discover new passions.
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent college preparatory school in Princeton, NJ. A Co-educational day and boarding school, The Hun School serves 645 students from 18 states and 30 countries in grades 6-PG.
The Hun School provides a diverse community that places a high value on creative and rigorous traditional college preparatory curriculum in a structured environment; develops character, community and values; meets the students’ differing talents, interests and academic needs through a supportive staff in a variety of programs; and encourages students to widen their horizons, gain an appreciation for and an excitement about learning and achieve their full potential.
The Hun School combines deep roots in Princeton with a truly national and international student body. We balance the traditional college preparatory curriculum with one-on-one attention to the unique talents of every student, academic rigor with exciting arts and competitive athletics.
Through House and Harkness, Lawrenceville challenges a diverse community of promising young people to lead lives of learning, integrity, and high purpose. Our mission is to inspire the best in each to seek the best for all.
At the heart of this great school is the belief that our students dig deeper, reach higher, and stretch further when they feel the embrace of supportive peers and the mentorship of caring adults who know when and how to challenge them. That’s the Lawrenceville difference. This sense of community is fostered by the close-knit House system where young Lawrentians develop a deep sense of belonging; it is forged around the close confines of the Harkness table, where masters engage the intellect, encourage students to grapple with ideas, and teach lifelong respect and humility.
Located in Lawrenceville, NJ, we are a school of 815 students serving grades 9-12 along with a postgraduate program.
The Masters School is a rigorous, coeducational, college preparatory, boarding and day school located on 96 wooded acres, just 12 miles north of New York City. Students and teachers make full use of great campus facilities as well as one of the most exciting classrooms in the world: New York City. As a boarding and day school, this is a place of high standards, great achievement, and hard work, where the Harkness teaching method of engaged academics is featured. But this is also a place of creativity, diversity, and fun. The curriculum is diverse and very challenging. The athletic teams are competitive and accomplished. The fine arts program is exceptional and has been developing artists of music, dance, visual arts, and theater for many years. An engagement with the School’s community service program has been a guiding principle since the School’s founding in 1877.
Founded in 1893 in southern Pennsylvania, Mercersburg Academy is an independent coed college-preparatory boarding and day school comprised of 442 students from 27 states and 36 countries. With a 300-acre campus, a 4:1 student-to-faculty ratio, 170 academic courses, 27 varsity sports, a robust arts program, and $7 million in annual financial aid, Mercersburg embraces young people for who they are and empowers them to define themselves, their goals, and their future. Relationships developed here are authentic and lifelong, serving as the foundation for a uniquely supportive yet rigorous learning environment that extends beyond the classroom. Our alumni share in the Mercersburg legacy as committed and compassionate leaders prepared to have an impact on society in college and beyond. They include Fulbright Scholars, Medal of Honor recipients, Olympic gold medalists, Academy Award winners, former governors, federal judges, entrepreneurs, professional athletes, and a Nobel laureate.
At Millbrook School, everything begins and ends with our mission: In a community where every student is known and needed, Millbrook prepares its students for college and lives of meaning and consequence by instilling the values of respect, integrity, stewardship, service, and curiosity.
Millbrook is a co-ed boarding school in the Hudson Valley, 90 miles north of New York City. Our 800-acre campus is home to 315 students from 22 different states and 17 countries. At Millbrook, every student is known and needed. You will develop your passions and become your best self here. Never again in your life will you be surrounded by so many people who are dedicated to helping you succeed. Our dedicated faculty will push you to develop critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills that prepare you for college and beyond. The possibilities for Millbrook students, artists, athletes, conservationists, and leaders are endless.
The Peddie School is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory school for boarding and day students located in Hightstown, New Jersey. Peddie is committed to the intellectual, social and moral growth of each of its students. The total student enrollment for grades 9 through post-graduate is 545 students representing 34 countries and 23 states; 41% are students of color and 19% hold citizenship outside of the United States. Peddie welcomes individuals with diverse talents and backgrounds whose excitement, curiosity and character create an educational community where passion for learning grows. With enthusiasm, humor and patience, Peddie challenges its students to reach beyond their expectations and to define success by the progress they make. In this boarding school environment, students are prepared for the rigors and rewards of college and are inspired to strive for the highest quality of citizenship.
St. Andrew’s School is an all-residential, co-educational, Episcopal boarding school located on 2200 acres in Middletown, Delaware. Founded in 1929 with an unprecedented commitment to financial aid, St. Andrew’s has been a school affordable to all students who are qualified for admission, regardless of their financial means. Our 315 students and 80 faculty live together in a community characterized by authentic and exceptional academic engagement, dynamic co-curricular programs, and a distinctive school culture of kindness. We work to awaken our students to the responsibilities we share for our world and to foster the habits of mind and work that will enable a lifetime of fulfillment and success.
Trinity-Pawling is located on 230 acres overlooking the Hudson River Valley, just 60 miles from New York City with 300 boys in grades 7-12 and offers a postgraduate program.
The goal of a Trinity-Pawling education is to unlock the potential for greatness that exists in each boy. The School pursues this goal through a vigorous, experiential learning environment that emphasizes innovation, creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking. The Trinity-Pawling learning experience combines a timeless commitment to character with a dedication to prepare young men for an ever-changing world. The School offers over 100 academic courses and 20 AP courses, competition in 13 sports, and a diverse menu of activities, clubs, and trips allowing students to explore many interests.
The Campus includes turf and grass athletic fields, an all-weather track, tennis courts, squash courts, hockey rink, and a 20,000 square foot field house equipped with PlaySight technology, a contemporary art center with 400-seat theater, and a state-of-the-art science and technology wing of the academic building.