Overview

With a beautiful campus and a distinguished history dating back to 1864, Peddie has long been recognized as one of the nation's finest boarding schools. Noted for its distinctive programs dedicated to academics, athletics, arts and residential life, Peddie provides a rigorous academic experience mixing tradition with innovation while focusing on the education of the whole child. Peddie's faculty is recognized for encouraging and inspiring bright and enthusiastic students to reach for new levels of achievement in an unusually friendly, genuinely supportive and remarkably diverse community.
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Official information of Peddie School in 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Boarding
A+ Matriculation
A+ Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
A Reviews
B+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Suburban
ESL: No
Tuition: $72,800
# of Students: 532
Teacher:Student: 1:6
International Student: 21%
AP Courses: 20
Endowment: $847,744/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 73%
SAT: 1380/1600
#11

US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 5
#3 Harvard College 2
#6 University of Chicago 1
#7 Johns Hopkins University 1
#7 University of Pennsylvania 3
#10 Duke University 1
#10 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 2
#12 Dartmouth College 1
#13 Brown University 2
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 1
LAC #3 Pomona College 1
#17 Cornell University 4
#18 Columbia University 2
#18 University of Notre Dame 3
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 2
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#22 Emory University 3
#22 Georgetown University 1
#25 New York University 4
#25 University of Michigan 1
#25 University of Southern California 2
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#29 Wake Forest University 3
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 3
#32 Tufts University 3
#34 University of California: Irvine 1
#36 Boston College 1
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Northeastern University 2
#44 Tulane University 1
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 1
#49 University of Georgia 1
#51 Lehigh University 2
#51 Purdue University 2
#55 Florida State University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
LAC #11 Middlebury College 1
#72 Fordham University 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 2
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 3
#72 North Carolina State University 1
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Southern Methodist University 1
LAC #15 Hamilton College 2
#83 Stevens Institute of Technology 1
#89 Elon University 1
#89 Howard University 2
#89 Ursinus College 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 1
LAC #18 Colgate University 1
LAC #18 United States Air Force Academy 2
LAC #18 University of Richmond 2
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 1
Arizona State University 1
#121 Temple University 3
#124 Morehouse College 1
LAC #29 Harvey Mudd College 1
LAC #33 Scripps College 1
#166 Quinnipiac University 2
LAC #37 Bucknell University 3
LAC #39 Lafayette College 2
#234 Georgia State University 1
LAC #51 Dickinson College 1
LAC #61 Gettysburg College 1
Babson College 1
Bryn Athyn College 1
California Institute of the Arts 1
College of William and Mary 2
Delaware State University 1
Emerson College 2
High Point University 1
Juilliard School 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Rider University 1
Rutgers University 1
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 1
Union College 2
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2
University of St. Andrews 1
University of Tampa 1
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AP Courses

(Total 20)
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
United States Government and Politics
United States History
Studio Art: Drawing
Latin
Physics 1
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
English Literature and Composition
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Sports

(Total 13)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 16)
Chorus
Improvisation
Music
Music Theory
Musicianship
Production
Speech
Theater
Drawing
Painting
Chorus
Improvisation
Music
Music Theory
Musicianship
Production
Speech
Theater
Drawing
Painting
Photography
Studio Art
Video
Architecture
Design
Mixed Media
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 47)
Academic Advancements
Amnesty International
Artivism
Book Club
Botany/Gardening Club
Chess Club
Chinese Culture Club
Computer Science Club
Creative Writing Club
Debate Club
Academic Advancements
Amnesty International
Artivism
Book Club
Botany/Gardening Club
Chess Club
Chinese Culture Club
Computer Science Club
Creative Writing Club
Debate Club
Desi Club
Digital Art Club
Feminist Club
Film Club
Food Club
For Girls
Hwa Magazine
Japanese Culture Club
Late Night at Peddie
Lettuce Club
Life Sciences
Marine Club
Marty Lyons Foundation Club
Math Club
Medicine at Peddie
Mental Health Club
Neurodivergent Student Alliance (NSA)
Nutrition Club
Origami Club
Peddie Spirit Club
Philosophy Club
Poetry Club
Quiz Bowl
Red Cross Club
Screen and Play Writing
Sense for Humanity
Slavic Literature Club
Sneaker Club
Spanish Club
Sports Analytics Club
Star Watch
Taegeuk Club/Korean Culture Club
Terrapin Club
The Agents of Social Change (TASC)
The Volleyball Club
Women In Stem
Young Entrepreneurs Club
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1864
Campus Size: 280 acres
Boarding Rate: 58%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: Required Vericant
Other Accepted Scores: SSAT,ISEE,TOEFL,PSAT
School Code:
TOEFL: 8126
SSAT: 5716

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 49)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about Peddie School

01.
Tell me a bit about Peddie School.
Peddie School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Philadelphia, New Jersey, US. It was founded 1864, and currently has about 532 students, 21.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.peddie.org.
02.
Does Peddie School have rigorous academic requirements?
Peddie School is offering 20 AP courses.

In recent years, -1 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Peddie School also have 73% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
03.
Where do Peddie School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 14.07% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 24.44% go to top 25, and about 14.07% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
04.
What is the application requirement for Peddie School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Peddie School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
05.
What is the latest tuition for Peddie School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Peddie School in 2024 is $72,800 , 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 internationalcoordinator@peddie.org .
06.
Where is Peddie School located?
Peddie School is located in the State of New Jersey of USA. The closest major city is Philadelphia, which is about 39 miles away from school. Most families can choose Philadelphia International Airport to travel in and out of school.
07.
How popular is Peddie School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Peddie School is among the most popular schools, within top 5 for all US schools.

Also Peddie School has been favorited by 1182 users.
08.
How to start with an application with Peddie School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Peddie School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Peddie School’s official site: http://www.peddie.org or call them at 609-944-7501.
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Peddie School?
Yes, here are few: St. Paul's School, Choate Rosemary Hall and Blair Academy.

The closest major city is Philadelphia. You can find out more schools near Philadelphia here.
10.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Peddie School?
The overall rating for Peddie School is A+.

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