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Pennington School, The

William Hawkey, Headmaster

  • Independent School

Essential Information

112 W. Delaware Ave.
Pennington, NJ 08534


The Pennington School prides itself on inspiring individual excellence in all of our students. Pennington has had a proud history of inclusion and diversity since we opened our doors in 1838. It honors its religious roots with a weekly chapel that has evolved into a multi-denominational time for reflection and sharing. Pennington offers a full range of AP courses, the Cervone Center for Learning addressing learning challenges, ESL as well as math and writing labs. Boarding begins in grade 8.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.pennington.org

Select State: NJ

County: Mercer

Grades of School:

Boarding school?: yes

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 485

Religious affiliation: Methodist

Students per teacher: Secondary: 13

Tuition: $34,600 (day), $51,900 (boarding)

Financial aid offered?: yes

Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 iPads provided; computer programming instruction

College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 17; Global Studies certificate program

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-7; German-8; Latin-6; Spanish-7; Chinese-12

HS Short Description: Boarding school with history of inclusion & diversity; its Methodist roots are honored with a weekly chapel that has become a multi-denominational time for reflection and sharing.

updated_2015: yes

High School Specifics: 100% attending four-year college; student college acceptances for 2015 include Amherst College, Dickinson College, Franklin & Marshall College, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Rhode Island School of Design, RICE, Standford University, University of Vermont, Westpoint and Williams College.

Some special needs accommodated>: yes

Summer program?: yes