Grier School is a boarding and day school for girls in grades 7 - 12, located on 320 mountainside acres in beautiful Central Pennsylvania. Our 250 students enjoy a well-rounded education in academics, the arts, and athletics.
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Average Class Size
With classes as small as 4 and no bigger than 14, our small classes, passionate teachers, and hands-on experiences engage students in all facets of their learning.
At Grier, 85% of students board and represent greater than 20 countries and 26 states each year. Diverse academic offerings and signature programs attract a wide variety of students, fostering a global mindset and a cultural richness in campus life.
Years of Academic Excellence
60% of Grier's teachers possess advanced degrees reflecting both the craft of teaching and subject-specific knowledge. Through faculty enrichment funds, Grier faculty continue to grow professionally.
Dormitories and Cottages
A pair of full-time Resident Advisors supervise and support each dormitory and cottage. These smaller communities coupled with the robust schedule of weekend activities enrich girls' experiences and build strong relationships.
The wide variety of AP courses provides opportunities for students to experience college level classes, fostering in students critical thinking, academic perseverance, and a breadth and depth of knowledge in all academic departments.
Awarded by Colleges
Colleges award large sums of scholarships and aid to our graduates. Grier boasts a 100% college acceptance rate, with many of our students accepted into the nation's top 50 ranked universities.
Hours of Service Annually
Grier girls give back in impressive ways. Grier strives to offer community service activities that benefit both our school community and surrounding communities through an average of 14 events each month.
Grier students have the opportunity to explore new interests and learn to embrace a balanced life through extracurricular activities that include recreational sports, varsity teams, dance classes, and music ensembles.
Newsweek ranks Grier in the top 20% of STEM schools in the United States.
Niche ranks Grier as the #1 school for the arts in Pennsylvania.
Plaid Horse calls Grier a "true equestrian dynasty".