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Number of Students

350(45% international)

SAT Average



7-12 PG

Perkiomen School

Private Boarding School – Pennsburg , Pennsylvania

Perkiomen School is a historic and traditional co-educational college preparatory school. Founded in 1875, Perkiomen School in Pennsylvania develops individuals who appreciate learning and who work to acquire the skills necessary to learn. The various Advanced Placement courses, a wide range of arts, language and varsity sports create a stimulating learning environment for American and international students alike.

At this competitive boarding school, students have access to a range of top campus facilities including science laboratories, a conference room, music classrooms, an art studio, ceramics room, darkroom, Mac laboratory, a theater, and art gallery. Athletic facilities include gymnasiums, training room, weight room, natatorium, wrestling room, batting cages, and various sports fields.

Sports and Arts
Varsity and junior varsity sports offer a variety of choices for both skilled and developing athletes. Presently, several Perk students are playing athletics in college in baseball, basketball, football, polo, swimming, and rowing. In addition, students are engaged in the arts through music, visual art, film, and theater.

Dormitories and Student Life
Dormitories are segregated by gender and age, all rooms have a telephone jack and Ethernet computer hook-up, as well as a desk, bed, dresser, closet and safe (large enough for a laptop) for each student.


Teh Perkiomen School is located 1 hour north of Philadelphia.

Area population: 3,879
Borough website: Town of Pennsburg

Estimated Start Date: LateAugust

Estimated End Date: Early June

School Facts

Student Population


Number of Students

350(45% international)


7-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

165 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate


  • Studio Art
  • Ceramics and Sculpture
  • Functional Aesthetics
  • Chorale
  • Band
  • Music Theory
  • Digital Photography and Design
  • Film Foundations
  • Introduction to Acting
  • Scene Study
  • Improvisation
  • Foundations of Music
  • Art History
  • Creative Dramatics
  • Exploring American Music
  • Drawing
  • Introduction to Public Speaking

AP Courses

  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese Language and Culture
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • Latin
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Spanish Literature
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • Studio Art 2D
  • Studio Art Drawing
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History
  • World History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Amnesty International
  • Art
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Chorus
  • Debate
  • Diversity
  • Drama
  • Environmental
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Honor Review Board
  • Knitting
  • Math
  • Origami
  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Theater
  • Thespians

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Arizona State University, Babson College, Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Clemson University, Connecticut College, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Indiana University at Bloomington, Johns Hopkins University, Middlebury College, New York University, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Pace University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, Temple University, University of Arizona, University of California, University of Maryland, University of Miami, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: 
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Newark, International Airport (EWR), New York (JFK)
For Details Visit Website:   Perkiomen School

Students: Submit a Pre-application online