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School DescriptionLocated near the historic city of Philadelphia, The Perkiomen School’s competitive academic curriculum features more than 30 AP options, fields of study in entrepreneurship and medical, and artificial intelligence.
Perkiomen’s versatile Innovation Center, home to the Entrepreneur Institute, features a full suite of rapid prototyping equipment, a wide array of technology, and various creativity and innovation labs. The school’s Medical Institute allows students the opportunity to explore various medical professions and to interact with professionals. In addition, the new Artificial Intelligence Institute gives students an in-depth learning experience with emerging technologies. The campus also has science labs, a gym, an indoor swimming pool, and several athletic facilities.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Perkiomen athletes have various varsity and junior varsity sports to choose from, including year-round boxing, and strength & conditioning as well as an extremely competitive award-winning basketball program.
Perkiomen artists have access to a one-on-one portfolio building with faculty members, as well as a wide array of art courses such as American music, performance and public speaking, and rock band.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Boarding students live in one of four traditional college-style and cottage-style dormitories on campus. The school organizes frequent weekend trips such as skiing, college fairs, and Broadway shows.
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- 1893 Frank Buchman - Religious Leader
- 1905 Frank Buchman – Educator/Philanthropist
- 1908 General Carl Spatz - 1st Chief of staff of United States Airforce
- 1909 Wallace Reid – Actor
- 1911 Al Dubin – Lyricist
- 1924 John Cecil Holmes – Playwright
- 1944 Dr. Howard Schaffer - Scientist
- 1967 David Sabin – Entrepreneur
- 1977 Monte Ford – Tech executive – former CIO American Airlines
- 1981 Carin Desseur – News Executive/Journalist
- 1986 Sayuri Daimon – Editor Japan Times
- 1988 Richard Korson – Producer/ Television Executive
- 1992 Laura Swalm – Emmy Award Winning Producer
- 2000 Karlee Fain – Celebrity Health & Life Coach
- 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 165 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size11
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsMedical, Entrepreneurship, and Artificial Intelligence Programs
Accepting Students in Grades7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG)
ELTiS MinimumTOEFL Equivalent
Other - Eligibility Requirements?February 1st - App deadline; March 10th decision
Real Stories from Real Students:
The best part about Perk is the people. The faculty and the small community of students is almost like a family. If you are missing home, teachers like Mr. Lopez brings my spirit back. The trips that he takes us to are awesome. I feel at home with him and my friends here on campus. My favorite activity is basketball. I already decided my winter activity for the next three years and it will be basketball. This is because it is competitive. Although I don’t play very well like the other guys on varsity, I really enjoy the time I spend playing basketball.
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