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Carson Long Military Institute

P.O. Box 98
New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Carson Long Military Institute is a direct descendent of Bloomfield Academy which was founded in 1836. It was started by Robert Finley in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania as a Latin Grammar school with only six students. In 1840 the school was moved two blocks up the hill to its present location. The first building of the original school was built in the same year and is still in use as a reception hall and a museum. In 1842 the trustees decided to make the Academy a coeducational boarding school. For a short period of time in the early 1850's, the school...

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CFS The School at Church Farm

P.O. Box 2000
Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to CFS, The School at Church Farm! It is my pleasure to greet you at this virtual door. Whether you are new to CFS or a long-standing member of the community our goal within this website is to offer you a valuable means to explore, find and learn about exactly those things for which you have come to visit. We exist for students, so to all visitors who are looking at CFS for the first time with an interest in our program and applying for enrollment, we direct you to pictures, videos and other links that will give you...

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George School

Box 4000
Newtown, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

At George School, we believe the world can be better and society can be different. We think that the rat race isn't the only means and majority rule (with minority suffering) isn't the only method. Our Campus in Photos It means that when you come here, you'll ponder life, truth, and knowledge itself. You'll read Wuthering Heights and reflect how a mid-nineteenth century novel can make a contemporary statement. You'll compete in sports like lacrosse or softball. You'll write your own Canterbury tale. You'll use pantomime to learn ceramics, MovieMaker to learn physics and The New York Times to learn...

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Girard College

2101 South College Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Girard College is a private boarding school for academically capable students, grades 1 through 12, from families with limited financial resources, each headed by a single parent or guardian. All Girard students receive full scholarships to take part in the school's strong academic program, and to live safely on its enclosed 43-acre campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Girard's mission is to prepare students for advanced education and life as informed, ethical and productive citizens through a rigorous educational program that promotes intellectual, social and emotional growth....

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Kiski School

1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

The Kiski School sits on a wooded bluff high above the confluence of two sparkling streams that form the Kiskiminetas River, which then flows north and west toward the Allegheny River. To the Native Americans who originally fished and hunted near this junction, Kiskiminetas was a metaphor for enlightenment. Early settlers to the area also recognized the energy of this place in the form of its rejuvenating mineral springs, whose refreshing attributes came to be so well known by the mid-nineteenth century that a group of enterprisers built a resort hotel on the grounds where the school now stands. In...

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Linden Hall School for Girls

212 East Main Street
Lititz, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Linden Hall School is a small girls’ independent, college-preparatory, resident and day school in Lititz, Pennsylvania. The school, founded in 1746 by members of the Moravian Church, is extremely proud of its extensive and honorable history and carries the distinction of being the oldest and now one of the finest girls’ boarding schools in the United States. The Moravian ideals of education have been at the heart of Linden Hall since its founding. Linden Hall, now a nonsectarian school, originally subscribed to the progressive Moravian philosophy that encompassed three fundamental principles: first, that all females be thoroughly educated to become...

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Mercersburg Academy

300 East Seminary Street
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Mercersburg's proud history and rich traditions date back to 1836, when the Academy's predecessor, Marshall College, was founded at Mercersburg. Marshall College moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1853, but the preparatory department of the college remained on its original site. It was chartered as Mercersburg College in 1865. In 1893, Mercersburg's board of regents elected William Mann Irvine to lead the institution. Within months, Dr. Irvine renamed the school Mercersburg Academy and reorganized it as a college-preparatory school based on the Exeter model. Dr. Irvine launched the new school in fall 1893 with forty boys, four instructors, and four acres...

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Milton Hershey School

P.O. Box 830
Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Milton Hershey School® began as a dream and vision shared by chocolate magnate Milton S. Hershey and his wife, Catherine (Kitty). Unable to have children of their own, Milton and Catherine Hershey decided to use their wealth to create a home and a school for orphaned boys. On November 15, 1909, together they signed the Deed of Trust establishing the Hershey Industrial School (renamed Milton Hershey School in 1951). The following year, the first four boys were enrolled and began to live and attend classes in The Homestead, the birthplace of Milton Hershey. From these humble beginnings, the School grew....

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Perkiomen School

200 Seminary Ave.
Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

The Perkiomen School has begun another school year with the arrival of a record number of boarding students and a total school population the largest in generations. It is heartening to know that, in spite of these uncertain economic times, students from across the world have made the choice to join this educational community in preparation for college and life. At our Convocation ceremony, the official start to the new school year, we heard from student leaders and members of the faculty about the sense of renewal gained from a summer away from the rigors of academic life. In just...

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Shady Side Academy

423 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome! Shady Side Academy is a nationally respected private school in Pittsburgh for boys and girls in grades pre-kindergarten through 12, with an optional five-day boarding experience in high school. Three age-specific campuses with extraordinary resources, teachers who actively mentor, a forward-thinking curriculum, a diverse and inclusive community, and a legacy of alumni accomplishments all inspire Shady Side students to high achievement in academics, the arts and athletics, and to meaningful ambitions in life. Majority of the students are day students. Shady Side Academy offers a 5-day boarding program for grades 9-12....

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Solebury School

P.O. Box 429
New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Solebury School is a coeducational, college preparatory, day and boarding school, for 220 students in grades 7-12, located in southeastern Pennsylvania. We think Solebury's been a too well kept secret. We want people to wake up and say, I didn't know this great school was out there and then come for a visit. Our small size, the individual attention we give our students and the deep mutual respect between faculty and students are the cornerstones of our success. Honors and AP courses, an ESL program for International students, a Learning Skills program, and a full range of arts, athletics and...

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The Grier School

Rt. 453
Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Currently, the school enrolls 219 students from 24 states of the USA and 14 foreign countries. 95% of Grier's students reside beyond a 100 mile radius of the school so numerous activities are organized each weekend to make it truly a full-time boarding school experience. Grier is all-girls, all-boarding with no day students....

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The Hill School

717 East High Street
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Founded in 1851 as “The Family Boarding School,” The Hill may be distinguished from other college preparatory schools by its commitment to sustaining an ideal “family” learning environment. Indeed, The Hill was the first school in the country to have students live with faculty in their campus "home away from home." Simply put, Hill offers structure seldom found at similar schools. The order of our daily routine is visible in our neat dress code, our seated meals in the Dining Room, and our evening study halls. At the same time, we provide personal attention and support; we nurture our students...

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The Kildonan School

425 Morse Hill Road
Amenia, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

As we enter the 2009/2010 school year, itís hard to believe that we are celebrating our 40th anniversary. Camp Dunnabeck opened more than 50 years ago in 1955, but in 1969, Diana Hanbury King and Kurt Goldman shared a vision to create a school specific to the needs of students with dyslexia. For the past 40 years, that vision has been nurtured from the small campus in Solebury, PA to a 350-acre facility in Amenia, NY, which now includes separate elementary, middle, and high school programs, and both day and boarding options. Over the past 40 years, there have been...

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The Peddie School

South Main St.
Hightstown, New Jersey, USA Show Phone Number   

"With a rich history of tradition and innovation dating back to 1864, Peddie has long been one of the nation’s premier boarding schools. Our ultimate mission is to provide our students with vigorous preparation for college and to inspire them to strive for the highest quality of citizenship." Location – Peddie School is in Hightstown, N.J., approximately eight miles from Princeton and 50 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Enrollment – Peddie enrolls 537 young men and women in grades 9 through 12, including 8 postgraduate students. Our student body represents 22 states and the District of Columbia,...

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The Pennington School

112 West Delaware Avenue
Pennington, New Jersey, USA Show Phone Number   

What do students from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, South Korea, Cameroon, Taiwan, India, and Germany have in common? They are all part of The Pennington School, a diverse community of creative, inquisitive, and enthusiastic learners in grades six through twelve. These students have chosen to attend Pennington because they do not fear challenges and they are open to new experiences. Pennington is a place where they can be themselves, a nurturing community that embraces differences and celebrates individual expression. It is a place where students can immerse themselves in academics, the arts, athletics, and service, and it is...

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The Phelps School

583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

The Phelps School was founded in 1946 by Dr. Norman T. Phelps, fulfilling his dream of starting a boarding school for boys, in particular those who need extra personal attention to help them reach their potential. The School's motto has always been "Dedication to the individual boy." Phelps is a small school with an enrollment of 150 boarding and day boys in grades 7-12 and a few post graduates. Our safe campus is situated in a quiet, rural setting just 22 miles west of Philadelphia and approximately two hours from New York City and Washington, DC. We have a number...

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Valley Forge Military Academy

1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Founded in 1928, Valley Forge features an all-male college-preparatory boarding school and a co-educational two-year transfer college located in Wayne, Pennsylvania - just 15 miles west of Philadelphia. Valley Forge provides students with an educational experience built on five cornerstones. A Valley Forge education is rooted in quality academic programs and supported by leadership responsibilities, character development, personal motivation, and strong athletic and extracurricular opportunities. Valley Forge provides cadets with a complete education that prepares every part of them for success. Join our cadets and take command of your future at Valley Forge!...

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Westtown School

P.O. Box 1799
Westtown, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Westtown School was founded in 1799 and for over 200 years has offered young people a rigorous college preparatory education along with the Friends’ values of * Simplicity * Peace * Integrity * Community * Equality Located on 600 acres in southeastern Pennsylvania’s Chester County, Westtown is a Quaker, co-educational, day and boarding school for grades pre-K – 12. Boarding is offered in grades 9-12, and it is an important—and required—part of the school’s educational program in grades 11 and 12. Westtown School offers an essential education where young children continually find wonder in learning, middle schoolers turn their volatile...

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Wyoming Seminary

201 North Sprague Avenue
Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

In September, 1844, in the rural village of Kingston, 14 girls and 17 boys became the first Wyoming Seminary students. The new school was one of America's first co-educational boarding schools. Founded by Methodist leaders, but welcoming all denominations, Wyoming Seminary educated young men and women from northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New York. Following the Civil War, the school grew significantly, adding a commercial department to prepare students for employment in the region's mining, banking and manufacturing concerns. Its college preparatory program readied young men and women for success at leading colleges and the new comprehensive universities that emerged in...

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Wyoming Seminary Upper School

1560 Wyoming Avenue
Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Wyoming Seminary, or more affectionately known as "Sem," is the oldest coeducational independent college preparatory school in Northeastern Pennsylvania. At the time of its founding in 1844 by the Methodist Church, "seminary" was a common name for school. To this day, Wyoming Seminary maintains a connection with the Methodist Church but accepts students of all faiths. Although religious instruction is not part of our curriculum, a required Upper School course, "The Bible and Western Culture," and weekly chapels are designed to challenge young people with the values of our Christian heritage....

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The Melmark School

Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

The Melmark School is a private day and boarding school licensed by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Private Academic Schools and Programs, and approved by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Special Education. Melmark is a non-profit campus offering ?the highest quality of programs and services in the least restrictive environment with an emphasis on personal worth and achievement.?...

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Luisa M. Rabe M.B.A. - Pruett Rabe Associates

112 Buck Lane
Haverford, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

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Grant Calder CEP - Bennett Educational Resources

310 North High Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

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Barry Sysler Ph.D. - Academic Directions

509 Coachwood Court
Newtown, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

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