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Perkiomen School:
WHAT MAKES PERKIOMEN STAND APART? It’s the way we engage, support, and embrace the educational experience of each student, as well as the way we emphasize creative thinking in preparing students with a toolkit of applicable skills in an ever-changing world. Perkiomen School in Pennsburg PA has been empowering its students to risk becoming their best. Perkiomen’s college prep curriculum, which includes competitive athletic teams, a broad arts department, 30 AP® courses, and project-based learning, provides individualized experiences.

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Perkiomen’s Entrepreneur and Medical Institutes are additional track for students interested in application through real-life practice. The space includes multiple 3-D printers, a Mac lab, and classrooms for use in design, marketing, coding, engineering, and 10 cross-listed courses.

Exemplary faculty, a global community that includes domestic and international students, and a culture of encouragement allows students to thrive while taking risks in learning.

College Counseling:

Photo of Co-Ed Boarding School in Philadelphia PA areaPerkiomen offers its student the support of an outstanding college counseling program. The defining strength of this program is the truly exceptional degree of personal attention the school’s counselors are able to provide to each student. As one of our counselors says, “Our graduating classes total just 70 or 80 students, and we know and work closely with every single one of them.” The college counseling process begins early—as students start their upper school careers. Later, as they prepare for the SAT or ACT, students can take advantage of excellent on-site test preparation services.

They also benefit from Naviance®, a state-of-the-art software system that helps organize the college application process. In addition, they can meet with representatives of 100 selective colleges and universities that visit campus each year, thanks to the careful relationship-building work of the Perkiomen college counseling staff. The result of this process is an impressive list of college destinations—a list that reflects a determined effort to help each graduate find a school that represents a true fit for his or her unique strengths and aspirations. 

Campus / Residential Life:

Image of Co-Ed Boarding School in Philadelphia PA areaPerkiomen School’s history of providing an exceptional boarding school experience is long and proud. Our commitment to boarding students remains strong and the majority of students reside on campus. Day students actively participate in evening study groups and weekend social activities. Students reside in five dormitories. Boys are housed in Riordan (opened fall 2014), Kriebel Hall, and Schulz Hall. Girls live in Kolbe Hall (opened fall 2014), Duyckinck Hall, and Ruhl Hall. Faculty members live in and supervise the dormitories.

All members of the school community dine in Parents Hall, which has a large open dining room. Breakfast, lunch, and weekend meals are buffet style and offer lots of choices. Weeknight dinner is family style Monday and Thursday with tables headed by a faculty member. This meal offers two entrée choices, one of which is vegetarian. Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday dinner are buffet style. Sodexho, the world’s largest dining provider, operates the food service. The students and staff rate our food service with superior marks.

On-campus life is highlighted by theater, fine arts, and musical performances, as well as athletic events, Student Senate social activities (movies and dances), and multicultural club activities. Home basketball games pack the gym with students cheering for Perk and the annual student talent show and faculty variety show highlight community talents. Students travel off campus every weekend both locally and regionally (Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, Washington D.C.) for trips to the movies, malls, restaurants, museums, and sight-seeing.

Co-educational Boarding & Day School Program (Grades 6-12):

Photos of Perkiomen SchoolFounded in 1875, Perkiomen School is a traditional coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school where structure, self-discipline, and integrity are valued. Perk nurtures common sense, a sense of justice, a sense of honor, a sense of responsibility, and a sense of humor. Perkiomen admits students in grades six through twelve and offers a year for postgraduate students.

Perk is located in Greater Philadelphia. Within walking distance of campus 50 shops, restaurants, banks, and salons are available for students. The Lehigh Valley is to the north (Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton), Philadelphia is 49 miles to the south, and New York City is only 104 miles east. Perkiomen is convenient to some of the nation’s finest cultural and educational institutions, great shopping and entertainment, and beautiful countryside with skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, and much more.

Perkiomen School is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence within a caring and personalized setting (7 to 1 student teacher ratio). The curriculum, including 27 AP courses, challenges students to become inquisitive and independent learners. Perk provides opportunities for intellectual and creative exploration within a diverse and trusting environment. Perk offers a comprehensive fine and performing arts program to both Middle and Upper School students. Students may take a variety of music, studio art, and dance electives during the academic day.

The Artistic literacy taught and encouraged at Perkiomen not only sets students on the right path toward being successful artists, but it also provides them with the tools necessary to become successful human beings.Perkiomen School’s history of providing an exceptional boarding school experience is long and proud.

A commitment to boarders remains strong and the majority of students reside on campus. Day students actively participate in evening study groups and weekend social activities.

Entrepreneur Institute:

Picture of Co-Ed Boarding School in Philadelphia PA areaPerk has launched a new entrepreneurship program.  Perkiomen is leading the way among independent schools by developing a high school curriculum modeled after successful entrepreneurial  programs at Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Babson, Lehigh, and the University of Pennsylvania.  Entrepreneurialism is about seeking opportunity in the needs and challenges that face individuals and society.   To develop their ideas and implement then in the real world, Perkiomen students will utilize the same tools as students attending these top universities.

Perkiomen is investing in an impressive facility to support the program.  The complete renovation of the lower level of Carnegie Library will provide space to innovate, create, and collaborate.  Students will have the opportunity to develop their ideas, create prototypes, and hone their plans in a highly flexible environment that promotes the spirit of entrepreneurship.

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Address: 200 Seminary St, Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania , USA
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The Grier School
Courses / Programs
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
Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
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."
Therapeutic Boarding School
For troubled teens ages 13-18

- Middle School Program
- High School Program
- Credit Recovery
- Accelerated Learning
- College Preparation/ AP Classes
- SAT/ACT Testing Center
- Anti-Bullying Program

We also provide a GED program, and college courses.

We create a customized program for each student that requires a minimum of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment.

TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA. It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year.
George School, Newtown
Courses / Programs
Located in Newtown, Bucks County PA, just five miles north of Langhorne, George School is a co-educational boarding and day school for domestic and international students in Grades 9-12. George School is a great place to get ready for college.

Besides offering a wide variety of Advanced Placement and other interesting, challenging classes, we are one of only four U.S. boarding schools offering the International Baccalaureate Program.

We also offer English as a Second Language (ESL) to help international students adapt to an English-speaking system of education. Boarding facilities are available with separate dormitory sections for boys and girls. Each of our dorms has a personality all of its own.

There are lots of things to do on a typical George School weekend. You will have a chance to hang out with friends, work on a group project, or even get ready for an upcoming test. You will feel safe, nurtured and challenged as you encounter new ideas, new people, new ways of life.
Boarding and Day Programs for Boys and Girls in Grades 9-12:

- Senior High School
- Advanced Placement Courses
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- College Guidance
- Academic Support

Core Subjects include:
- English, math, calculus, science, Chinese, Spanish, Latin, social justice, economics, woodworking, photography, music, art...
The Hill School, Montgomery County
Courses / Programs
The Hill School is a co-educational boarding and day school consisting of grades 9-12 and a post-graduate year. We are located in Pottstown in Montgomery County PA, 40 miles north-west of Philadelphia.

Founded in 1851, as The Family Boarding School, The Hill School provides students from across the U.S. and around the world with an outstanding liberal arts education designed to prepare them well for excellence in college, careers, and life.

We provide a challenging curriculum to Hill’s 500+ students (56% boys and 44% girls). We have a 76% / 24% boarding-to-day student ratio, and all students must board for one year. Hill students are drawn from 27 states and 20 foreign countries. The student / teacher ratio is approximately 7-1.

The school’s motto reinforces the Honor Code and its expectations that students will develop leadership skills and show personal responsibility and courtesy for others.

A Hill education ultimately hopes to create a lifetime of learning inspired by intellectual curiosity, moral virtue, and esteem for human excellence.
- Challenging college prep curriculum for boarding and day students (grades 9-12 and postgraduate year students) that emphasizes critical thinking and writing.

- We offer 23 Advanced Placement courses, as well as an array of honors classes and independent studies.

- Hill students are active in athletics, the arts, student-run organizations, and community service.

- College advisers are assigned during the winter term of the fifth form (junior) year.
The Kiski School
Courses / Programs
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.
College Preparatory Boarding School for Boys in Grades 9-12 (including AP courses)

Core curriculum subjects:
- English
- Mathematics
- Foreign Language
- History
- Fine Arts
- Ethics and Personal Development...
THINK Global School
Courses / Programs
• THINK Global School (TGS) is a private, non-profit high school that travels the world, allowing students ages 14-18 years old the chance to study in four new international cities each academic year. 

• TGS offers a once-in-a-lifetime educational experience centered around travel and cultural immersion.

• TGS students are competitively selected from all regions and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing over 25 different countries of citizenship, and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.

• THINK Global School if fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools - Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS-WASC).

Current & Previous School Locations around the world:

• 2019-2020: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Australia, Chile, Italy
• 2018-2019: China, Oman, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2017-2018: Botswana, India, Japan & Spain
• 2016-2017: Canada, Morocco & Peru
• 2015-2016: Sweden, Bosnia & Italy
• 2014-2015: New Zealand, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2013-2014: India, Tanzania, Japan
• 2012-2013: Argentina, Bhutan, USA
• 2011-2012: Ecuador, Thailand, Germany
• 2010-2011: Sweden, Australia, China

"The collective energy that the students at THINK Global School possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!"
- TGS Residential Advisor
The school year consists of four terms, each held in a different country, where students have the chance to explore the history and culture of fantastic locations worldwide.

• Taught in small classes by friendly, dedicated and experienced teachers
• Student-driven instruction
• All subjects are inspired by the location, and are designed to combine learning with a wealth of cultural experiences.