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Pennington School, The

William Hawkey, Headmaster
Map112 W. Delaware Ave.
Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Independent School


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.

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.

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.

Additional Information:

Select State: NJ
County: Mercer
Grades of School: 6-8
Boarding school?: yes
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 502
Religious affiliation: Methodist
Students per teacher: 13
Tuition: $34,600 (MS day), $36,300 (US Day); $53,950 (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: 20 Honors, 21 AP
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-7; German-8; Latin-6; Spanish-7
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Community service
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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