Quality Education in Newtown: One Institution Makes List of 25 Best Pa. Private High Schools

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Image via George School.
George School, Newtown.

Bucks County is home to one of the 25 best private high schools in Pennsylvania, according to a recent report published by Stacker.

To compile the list, Stacker used data from Niche.com, which ranked the schools based on:

  • Student and academic data from the U.S. Department of Education
  • Test scores
  • Millions of user ratings

All the schools that made the top 25 received an A+ grade for their overall score.

George School in Newtown made the top ten in seventh place. The school has an enrollment of 540 and a 6:1 student to teacher ratio. The annual tuition is $43,900, and it boasts an average graduation rate of 98 percent.

Among its notable alumni is the recently passed lyricist-composer Stephen Sondheim (‘46) and his friend James Hammerstein (’48), son of lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II.

More about the best private high schools in Pennsylvania is at Stacker.

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