Girls boarding high school in Pennsylvania: Boarding middle school & college prep programs. All-girl residential education for students from Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Allentown, Harrisburg, Baltimore MD, Washington DC..
Linden Hall: Established in 1746, Linden Hall is the oldest girls’ boarding school in the United States. The school is located in the historic town of Lititz, PA and within a few hours of Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and New York City. As a college preparatory day and boarding school for grades 6-12 and a post graduate year, Linden Hall is dedicated to excellence in the education of young women. Founded in the belief that learning is not just for the classroom but for life, with an emphasis on the 4 C’s – Curriculum, Character, Culture, and Conditioning (Fitness) – Linden Hall offers a challenging academic program within a nurturing environment to best prepare women for the 21st century.
Accredited College Prep Programs - Grades 6-12 & Post-Graduate Year:
English: - Language Arts I - Honors Language Arts I - Honors Language Arts II - English 10 - Literature and Language - Honors Literature and Language - Western Literature - Composition - Honors English 9 & 10 - American Literature - British Literature and Composition
World Languages: - Latin - French I - French II - French III - French IV - AP French - Spanish I - Spanish II - Spanish III - Spanish IV - AP Spanish - Mandarin
English as a Second Language: - ESL English 1 - Language Lab 1 - ESL English 2 - Language Lab 2 - ESL History - ESL Science
Mathematics: - Math - Pre-Algebra - Algebra I - Algebra 2 - Honors Algebra 2 - Geometry - Honors Geometry - Honors Algebra 2 - Honors Pre-calculus - Advanced Mathematics - AP Calculus AB - AP Calculus BC - Statistics - AP Statistics Science: - Life Science - Honors Life Science - Physical Science - Honors Physical Science - Conceptual Physics - Honors Conceptual Physical - Chemistry - Honors Chemistry - AP Chemistry - Biology - Honors Biology - AP Physics - Genetics
Social Studies: - Civics - Honors Civics - Global Studies - Honors Global Studies - Honors World History - World Cultures - European History - United States History - AP European History - Women in United States History - World Religions - Women in History - AP United States History - Government
Fine Arts: - Middle School Art - Digital Photography - Art History
Performing Arts: - Chorus - Adventures in Music Listening - Middle School Performing Arts - Drama - Advanced Drama - Stage Make-up - Drama Through the Ages
Located in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys and girls) ages 13-18.
We welcome students from New Jersey, across the United States, and students from around the world (TWAI is authorized to issue 1-20's for international students).
In our beautiful, peaceful, and safe location, we combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).
TWAI has been serving struggling teens and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.
We provide an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to our students, and offer help for the following presenting issues: poor academic performance, behavioral problems, addictions, low self-worth, spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and attachment disorders among others.
With a passion for helping young people in crisis, our clinical, educational, and operations staff are among the best in the country.
We are a small program (40 students) which means that we are able to provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student.
Typically our on site student to staff ratio is 5:1. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.
Parent Testimonial: "We feel reassured that our son Chad is in good hands being guided onto the right track...We are really beginning to get our son back again! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
Founded in 1875, Perkiomen School is an empowering experience that gives students the confidence to explore and grow. We provide each student with an experience uniquely combining opportunity and challenge, guidance and encouragement. Perk offers an engaging academic program and a world of possibilities in a community that feels like family.
Located in Pennsburg PA, Perk’s 172 acre campus is home to 360 students from 25 countries and 10 states. Classes average 12 students with a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. Perkiomen is 45 minutes from Philadelphia, 2 hours from New York City, and 3 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Over 150 courses, including 30 AP courses are offered. Courses include Spanish, Latin, German, and Chinese, plus Entrepreneur and Medical Institutes fully supported by the Innovation Center
The Office of College Counseling hosts over 100 college representatives on campus and boasts a 100% college matriculation rate.
Co-educational Boarding & Day School Program:
- Day Program (Grades 6-12)
- Boarding Program (Grades 6-12)
- Post-Graduate Year
- Challenging college preparatory curriculum
- Advanced Placement courses
- Entrepreneur Institute
- Medical Institute
Core curriculum subjects include:
- World Languages
Located in Mercersburg PA, 70 miles southwest of Harrisburg and 90 minutes from Washington D.C., Mercersburg Academy is an independent, co-educational college-preparatory boarding school for Grades 9-12.
Mercersburg has been educating US and international students since 1893, and although much has changed over 116 years, the mission of the school has not. We remain committed to providing our students with the best education in the classroom and beyond. We are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Our talented faculty inspire our students to try new things and to learn about the importance of living in a diverse community. Mercersburg is a true boarding school—about 85 percent of our students live on campus. The residential experience at Mercersburg educates the whole student, both in and out of the classroom.
Boarding and Day Programs for Domestic & International Students (Grades 9-12)
- College Preparatory Curriculum with math, English, art history, field biology, world religions, foreign languages...
- Arts and Culture Program
- College Preparation Courses PSAT and SAT
- Advanced Placement Courses
- Honors Courses
- Athletics Program
- Writing Center and Learning Services Center
- English as Second Language (ESL) Program for international students
Located on a beautiful, 350-acre campus is in Saltsburg PA, 30 miles east of Pittsburgh, The Kiski School is one of the oldest all-boys college preparatory boarding schools in the United States.
In a typical year, Kiski enrolls 200 students in Grades 9-12 plus a handful of post-graduate students. Our students come from many different US states and more than a dozen different countries.
There are 60 different courses that make up Kiski's classic, yet innovative liberal arts education, including history, literature, social and natural sciences, and fine arts. These courses mirror the curriculum in the nation's best universities.
One hundred percent of Kiski graduates go on to four-year colleges or universities. We also offer an outstanding, personalized college counseling service for each student.
Erie First Christian Academy (EFCA) in Erie, PA, is a private, accredited day and boarding school that provides a full-time college preparatory education for young men and women from all over the world. We provide co-educational day programs for Pre-K-12th Grade students, and boarding programs for Grades 8-12.
Our program is designed to bring out the best in each student through immersion in a nurturing environment that combines structured guidance with self-reliance and personal development and discovery.
At EFCA, international students attend school with American community students, this year we had students from 14 different countries. Our graduates experience academic success at the college and university level along with a high level of scholarship incentives.
Erie First Christian Academy is accredited by ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) and MSA (Middle States Association). All EFCA teachers are fully certified.
Located in Birmingham, Huntington County PA, the Grier School is a private boarding school for girls in Grades 7 through post-graduate year and admits girls regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin.
In addition to a college preparatory curriculum with AP courses and SAT and ACT college prep courses we also provide a learning skills program, an enriching arts program, an extensive athletics program, a horseriding program, a healthy lifestyle program, etiquette class, summer school, TOEFL and ESL programs.
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 provides students wih a valuable education in a beautiful environment.
At Grier, the dormitory areas of the building are supervised by housemothers whose sole responsibility on campus is to oversee the life in the dorms. Housemothers are mature women who have raised families themselves.
Boarding Programs for Girls in Grades 7-12 (incl. postgraduate year option)
- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, math, science, history, modern languages, the arts and athletics
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- Learning Skills Program
- Horseriding Program
- Healthy Lifestyle Program
- Etiquette Class
- Summer School
- TOEFL and English as a Second Language Programs