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George School

Gender: Coed
1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
Newtown, PA
18940

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About

A global school with local roots, George School is a Quaker, co-ed boarding and day high school in Newtown, PA. Convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, the school is located on a picturesque campus of open lawns and beautiful woods.

George School is an experienced leader in education, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program and boasting a diploma success rate of 100 percent in recent years, and offering nearly 20 Advanced Placement courses. Students are immersed in learning across all disciplines in a rigorous yet personalized curriculum that provides flexible instruction with distance-learning capability when required.

Students participate in 25 different team sports and take physical wellness classes in state-of-the-art facilities. George School’s three-season equestrian program combines athleticism and horsemanship for novice and advanced riders.

George School graduates attend the most selective colleges and universities worldwide, and become confident and capable leaders rooted in self-awareness, self-sufficiency, and the ability to listen deeply to others.

Contact [email protected], call 215.579.6547, or visit www.georgeschool.org to learn more about applying to George School.

What is your teaching or educational philosophy?

High school is a time of unprecedented exploration, learning, and mind-changing. A George School education is designed to open doors and keep them open as long as possible. Our academic program lets you chart your own path - one that is as challenging as it is customized to you.

Four years, 150 courses…with numbers like that, you will only be able to take a fraction of what George School offers. But what you do take will be customized - and might include an IB Diploma, AP credit, a sampling of many interesting subjects, or an in-depth exploration of one. You will create a course of study that interests you, stretches you, and sets you up for the future in the best way possible.

Planning a course of study at George School is an ongoing process, and that's a good thing. While you make discoveries about yourself and your interests, you will consider (with help from faculty and staff) where you will go next, building self-sufficiency and self-advocacy skills along the way.

What is your mission statement?

With Quaker tradition as its touchstone and academic excellence at its core, George School seeks to develop citizen scholars cheerfully committed to openness in the pursuit of truth, to service and peace, and to the faithful stewardship of the earth. We want our students to treasure learning for its own sake and to use it to benefit a diverse world. Above all, we want them to “let their lives speak.”

Enrollment

550

Keywords:

International Baccalaureate Program, Quakerism, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Athletics, Boarding/Day Options