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Peddie School

Peter Quinn, Headmaster
Map201 S. Main St.
Hightstown, NJ 08520
  • Independent School


Premier boarding school provides vigorous college prep and inspires students to strive for the highest quality of citizenship.

Points of Pride: Founded in 1864, Peddie has long been one of the nation's premier boarding schools. Its mission is to provide students with vigorous preparation for college and to inspire them to strive for the highest quality of citizenship.

High School Specifics

Need-based aid up to 100%. Highlights of student college acceptances for 2015 include Johns Hopkins University, Bucknell University, New York University, Boston College, and the United States Naval Academy.

HS Short Description

Premier boarding school provides vigorous college prep; students strive for the highest quality of citizenship. Summer school; 13 boys', 13 girls' varsity teams; service learning.

Open House Dates

October 7 and 28, 2018

Additional Information:

Select State: NJ
County: Mercer
Grades of School: 9-12
Boarding school?: yes
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 550
Students per teacher: 12
Tuition: $48,000 (Day); $58,000 (Boarding)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 laptops, Digital Fabrication Lab, Robotics
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 18 AP
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
Visual arts
Vocal music
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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