Perkiomen School

Pennsylvania, USA

At Perkiomen, we know that experience is the best teacher. Our students learn to take calculated risks and to create value wherever they go. Our close knit, caring, accomplished faculty create a highly participatory learning environment. Equally impactful is our culture of gratitude and joy. We are all teachers and learners, celebrating differences and supporting each other’s well-being, through everyday tasks and in defining moments. In this boarding and day environment, we all feel welcomed. Faculty and students engage and develop meaningful mentorships. And, students find lasting friendships in our globally diverse community. We prepare our students for college.

Perkiomen was founded in 1875 and their first international student arrived in 1896. The motto is in Latin, Solvitur Vivendo.


Grades: 6–12, PG
Number of students: 300
Teacher-student ratio: 1:8
Year of foundation: 1875

About campus

Perkiomen School is an independent, college preparatory, co-ed, day and boarding school for grades 6-12, PG, located in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania. Perkiomen School’s rigorous academic program is implemented through an innovative educational model combining the best of traditional education with practical skills to thrive in a global community. We inspire our students to risk becoming their best, while providing the support of dedicated faculty, unique experiences, and access to advanced technology, both in and out of the classroom. With the freedom to explore their personal identities and interests, Perkiomen students develop the character, intellect, and courage needed to make their individual goals a reality.

Interesting facts

Graduates have been accepted to these universities

New York University

University of British Columbia

Boston University

University of Californie Berkeley

University of Toronto