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George School

George School

1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd, Newtown, PA 18940-2414, USA

+1 215 579 6500



George School
School type Co-educational Day & Boarding Senior & Sixth Form
Founded 1893
Status Private
Head of School Sam Houser
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 13-19 years
Average Class Size 14
Teacher/Pupil ratio 7:1
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Kim McGlynn
Associations ABS, MSACHE, NAIS, IB

Founded in 1893, George School is a Quaker, co-ed boarding and day school for students in grades 9 to 12 located in Newtown, PA. The school is close to major cities on a picturesque, expansive 240-acre campus of open lawns and beautiful woods. Students arrive from nearly fifty countries and more than twenty states.

George School is an experienced leader in education, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme for more than thirty-five years and boasting a diploma success rate of 95 percent over the past ten years. In addition to the IB diploma, George School offers nearly 20 Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

Experiential learning across disciplines is a hallmark of a George School education. Students gain practical experience in subjects such as film, artificial intelligence, robotics, human geography, stagecraft, and more. Local and global service-learning opportunities are also an integral part of the curriculum and student life at George School. The chance to freely explore new passions, as well as dive deep into existing ones, makes for a journey of discovery and preparation for life beyond George School.

Understanding that knowledge and character go hand in hand is at the foundation of the George School community. Graduates enter the world confident and capable leaders rooted in self-awareness, self sufficiency, and the ability to listen deeply to others while letting their lives speak. They attend the most selective colleges and universities worldwide.