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Fully-Comprehensive STEM Program IBDP curriculum Visual & Performing Arts
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Overview

Founded in 1893 as a Friends School, George School offers a broad curriculum including AP, and the International Baccalaureate Program. World renowned, the IB diploma is a rigorous two-year course of study. A yearlong course in fine or performing arts is required of all students each year. Quaker values such as tolerance, equality, and social justice create a diverse community where academics, sports, arts, and service learning share emphasis.
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George School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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A Matriculation
A- Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
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A Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $73,100
Day S. Tuition: $47,900
# of Students: 540
Boarding Rate: 46%
Teacher:Student: 1:7%
International Student: 27%
AP Courses: 19
Endowment: $419,815/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 60%
SAT: 1265/1600
IB: Yes
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#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#3 Stanford University 1
#3 Yale University 1
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#15 Washington University in St. Louis 1
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#18 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 1
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#22 Emory University 1
#22 Georgetown University 1
#25 New York University 1
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#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#29 University of Florida 1
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#29 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
LAC #6 Carleton College 1
#32 Tufts University 1
#32 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#34 University of California: Irvine 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#36 Boston College 1
#36 University of Rochester 1
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
#41 Boston University 1
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#44 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
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#51 Lehigh University 1
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#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
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#55 Rhodes College 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#55 University of Washington 1
LAC #11 Middlebury College 1
#62 George Washington University 1
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#63 Agnes Scott College 1
LAC #13 Smith College 1
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#67 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
#70 Virginia Military Institute 1
#72 American University 1
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#72 Reed College 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 1
LAC #15 Grinnell College 1
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#76 College of Wooster 1
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#77 Michigan State University 1
SUNY University at Stony Brook 1
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SUNY University at Binghamton 1
#89 Elon University 1
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SUNY University at Buffalo 1
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#97 New Jersey Institute of Technology 1
#97 University of South Florida 1
#105 Drexel University 1
#105 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#105 University of Arizona 1
#105 University of San Francisco 1
#111 Drew University 1
#111 Ohio Wesleyan University 1
#115 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
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Arizona State University 1
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#130 Eckerd College 1
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#149 University of Mary Washington 1
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#166 Quinnipiac University 1
#176 Catholic University of America 1
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SUNY University at Albany 1
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University of Toronto 1
Virginia State University 1
Warren Wilson College 1
Washington & Jefferson College 1
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AP Courses

(Total 19)
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Human Geography
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Human Geography
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States History
English Language and Composition
Latin
Computer Science A
French Language and Culture
Physics C: Mechanics
World History
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IB Courses

(Total 29)
IB Economics
IB Global Politics
IB Biology
IB Visual Arts
IB Latin
IB Psychology
IB World Religions
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
IB Physics
IB Theory of Knowledge
IB Economics
IB Global Politics
IB Biology
IB Visual Arts
IB Latin
IB Psychology
IB World Religions
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
IB Physics
IB Theory of Knowledge
IB Chinese B
IB English
IB French B
IB Spanish B
IB History of the Americas
IB Analysis and Approaches
IB Applications and Interpretations
IB Dance
IB Film
IB Music
IB Art
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Sports

(Total 17)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling
Cheerleading
Track and Field
Ultimate Frisbee
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 23)
Argo
Cooking Club
Havurah
LOGOS
Model United Nations
Open Doors
R&B Step Team
TERRA
Art for Relief
Business and Investing Club
Argo
Cooking Club
Havurah
LOGOS
Model United Nations
Open Doors
R&B Step Team
TERRA
Art for Relief
Business and Investing Club
Chinese Club
Clay Club
French Club
Goldfish 'n Java
Junior State of America
Latin American Student Organization
Pacific Rim Organization
Reading Olympics
SAMOSA
UMOJA
Women's Issues Now
Young Friends
Painting & Drawing Club
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Arts

(Total 17)
Dance
String
Wind Symphony
Vocal
Film Production
Acting
Directing
Theater
Graphic Design
Ceramics
Dance
String
Wind Symphony
Vocal
Film Production
Acting
Directing
Theater
Graphic Design
Ceramics
Sculpture
Painting
Drawing
Photography
Digital Imaging
Woodworking
Music Production
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1893
Campus Size: 240 acres
Boarding Rate: 46%
Religious Affiliation: Quaker

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Others, Zoom
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS, DuoLingo (TOEFL is preferred)
School Code:
TOEFL: 8138
SSAT: 3364
ISEE: 391505

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Brief Reviews

(Total 41)
4.5/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
4.7 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
4.7 / 5 Campus
4.7 / 5 Student Life
4.3 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.3 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

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Frequently Ask Questions about George School

Tell me a bit about George School.
George School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Pennsylvania, US. It was founded 1893 , and currently has about 540 students, 27.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.georgeschool.org.
Does George School have rigorous academic requirements?
George School is offering 19 AP courses.

George School also have 60% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do George School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 15.45% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 25.2% go to top 25, and about 5.69% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for George School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, George School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for George School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for George School in 2024 is $70,500 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@georgeschool.org .
Where is George School located?
George School is located in the State of Pennsylvania of USA. The closest major city is Philadelphia, which is about 21 miles away from school. Most families can choose Philadelphia International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is George School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, George School is among the most popular schools, within top 31 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also George School has been favorited by 870 users.
How to start with an application with George School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about George School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit George School’s official site: http://www.georgeschool.org or call them at 215-579-6547.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to George School?
Yes, here are few: Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools, The Pennington School and Solebury School.

The closest major city is Philadelphia. You can find out more schools near Philadelphia here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for George School?
The overall rating for George School is A.

The section ratings of George School are:
A for Matriculation
A- for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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