Education Guide

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George School

Head of School: J. Samuel Houser
Map1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd.
Newtown, PA 18940
215-579-6547
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

George School, a rigorous coed boarding and day school for grades nine through twelve, educates students from more than twenty states, over forty foreign countries, and a variety of ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds. Through its commitment to diversity and the Quaker values of equality, integrity, and peacemaking, George School inspires students to be led by their own truths while respecting and appreciating opinions and beliefs different from their own.

High School Specifics

2-year (junior and senior) International Baccalaureate Diploma program, as well as subject-specific IB certificates.

HS Short Description

International Baccalaureate diploma program (IB). Domestic & international service projects. Equestrian program. Diverse and inclusive community. In the past decade, George School has had students from eighty-eight countries.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Bucks
Grades of School: 9-12
Boarding school?: yes
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 540
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Students per teacher: Avg. class size of 14 students. Faculty-student ratio 1:7
Tuition: $39,000 (Day), $57,550 (Boarding)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: AP Computer Science; Robotics and Computer Programming
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 18 AP/nearly 50 IB courses
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese-9;French-9; Latin-9; Spanish-9
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Robotics/technology
Sports
Visual arts
Vocal music
Yearbook/magazine/newspaper
Additional Information: new Fitness and Athletics Center. B Diploma Program, Robotics, Service learning program
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Community service
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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