Founded in 1848, Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school in northwest New Jersey, located 65 miles from New York City. Amid a…
East Windsor, NJ
Peddie School is a private coed school in East Windsor, New Jersey. East Windsor is a small suburb in Mercer County, where you will…
The Hun School of Princeton is a private coed school in Princeton, New Jersey. Including The Hun School of Princeton, there are 49 private…
The Pennington School is a private coed school in Pennington, New Jersey. Pennington is a large suburb in Mercer County. Mercer County is home…
New Jersey, also known as the Garden State, is home to four private boarding schools registered with The Association of Boarding Schools.
Blair Academy offers an excellent college preparatory curriculum to students in grades 9 – 12. The school’s academic emphasis is on student-teacher partnerships, small classes, advanced placement/specialized programs and global perspectives. Set in rural Blairstown, the Academy is home to a baseball team that won its fourth consecutive Prep A championship this year. Students can engage outside the classroom through an array of student-run organizations covering a wide range of interests, from international issues to math to the environment, and more.
Depending on the desired grade level, U.S. applicants must provide SSAT, ISEE, PSAT or SAT test results, while international students are required to provide SSAT and TOEFL scores. Financial aid is available, but applications must be completed online no later than January 15.
Peddie School’s picturesque campus borders Peddie Lake, eight miles from Princeton and fifty miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Serving students in grades 9 – 12, Peddie has earned a reputation for academic rigor, a friendly culture and focus on the entire student – mind, body and spirit.
Peddie prides itself on its wireless technology and discovery-based science programs – including courses in forensics, DNA, neurobiology, robotics, physiology, evolution, genetics, quantitative chemical analysis, and organic chemistry – and an expanding Chinese language curriculum.
Students applying for admission in grades 9 – 12 must have completed the PSAT, SSAT or SAT. (Please note: SSAT scores are mandatory for students applying for grades 9 – 10.) Citing a commitment to a diverse student body, Peddie offers over $6 million in financial aid and is currently giving financial support to 40% of the school’s students.
The Hun School of Princeton’s 45-acre campus is located between New York City and Philadelphia, less than two miles from downtown Princeton and Princeton University. Offering a “rich and challenging student-centered” education to students in grades 6 – 12, the school stresses the development of character, community and values.
Outside the classroom, Hun boasts an excellent hockey team – two players were drafted to the pros this year – as well as programs in cross country, tennis, lacrosse and soccer. Student organizations offer extra-curricular activities in electronics, the arts, debate and sports.
All candidates for secondary school admission must provide scores for the SSAT, and international applicants must provide score for the TOEFL. Scores for PSAT, SAT and ACT may be submitted for applicants for grades 11 or 12. Families can apply for financial support regardless of resources, once the student has been admitted.
Founded in 1838, The Pennington School serves students in grades 6 – 12 on a 54-acre campus ten miles from Princeton, NJ. The school’s strong academic program and 360-degree approach to personal and academic growth produce noteworthy results. For example, Pennington students taking the Advanced Microbiology Course recently discovered two previously unknown viruses!
The school’s athletic teams have garnered a number of championships. Sports include cheerleading, soccer, golf, football, field hockey, tennis, cross country and water polo. A long list of clubs and organizations provides extra-curricular activities for almost any interest.
Middle-school applicants must provide SSAT scores, upper-school applicants (grades 10 – 11) can use SSAT, PSAT or SAT scores. Financial aid is awarded on the basis of financial estimations for the coming year, tax returns and Financial Aid Committee guidelines.