George School was a great place for me. I was there for grades 9-12 and would do it all over. There were some great teachers, coaches and a diverse campus community of students who wanted to learn. Notably, many of the teachers graduated from George School and have taught there for decades. The classes
... Read more were challenging and made me think. I learned how to be myself because of my experiences at George School; that is an invaluable lesson! The school is updating its facilities with an all-weather track/turf field, renovated dinning facilities and an athletics field house on the south end of campus. These improvements are slightly overdue, but essential to the longevity of this very special place. The student life, especially activities for boarders, has been improving too, but was lacking when I was a student. Keep in mind, no place is perfect. So, go check this warm and welcoming community out for yourself, you won't be sorry. Read less
Posted by a student on 05/03/13
I had a great experience at George school. I graduated in 2012 and as a freshman in college now, I miss it incredibly but feel like it prepared me extremely well for college. I wouldn't have wanted to experience high school anywhere else.
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Posted by a teacher on 10/13/12
George School is an incredible school for those looking to challenge themselves. However, like almost every other school, you get what you put into it. You can choose the difficulty of your classes, and it's tempting to opt for the easy classes and slide by. But if you really want to get the "bang for
... Read more your buck", take advantage of the IB and AP programs. You will not only find really passionate teachers but you will also find out what you're capable of...and it's definitely worth it. Read less
Posted by a student on 01/15/11
I transfered to George School as a sophomore from my public school, it changed my life. You are treated as an individual, not just a number. The teacher relationships is truly remarkable considering many of them live with you in the dorms. I was a student who got good grades before coming to GS, but
... Read more the teachers challenged me and questioned my values. This school changed my life because it re-invented learning for me. The faculty is inspiring and everyone including the grounds crew are a valued part of the community. I am so appreciative of my George School education because it has shaped my character into something I am proud of. Read less
Posted by a student on 12/04/10
I personally like it here. The community is welcoming and friendly, moreso than most other high schools. The academics are challenging if you would like them to be. Going here really can be life changing, in a good way. I suggest going here if you want a good, unique school experience. Totally worth
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Posted by a other on 11/25/10
I graduated from GS a few years ago and I say that it truly is a unique community unlike anything outside of it. The school community promotes openess of opinion and emotions. It is a great place to seriously realize who you want to be. I was able to learn to deal with people from different cultures
... Read more around the wolrld. I can't imagine other high schools in the area that can provide that sort of environment. These social skills have helped me tremendously in assimilating to the world's society. Read less
Posted by a other on 01/09/10
Our son approached us at the end of his 9th year in our local public school and asked if he could 'check out' George School. He went through the admission process and was awarded a very generous scholarship which covered more than half of his tuition. What a wonderful community! Not only was our son
... Read more welcomed, we as parents were too. The experience changed our entire family. Our son thrived at the school taking on leadership roles, getting involved in community service, and running some student clubs. The academics were challenging, but the class sizes were small and the teachers really cared. It was tough paying the tuition (even 50%) but it was worth every cent. He is attending college now and has carried over much of what he began at the George School. A strong, giving, confident, compassionate, and happy young man. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/08/09
Everyone rates this school ridiculously high, and those who have heard of the school but haven't actually gone there assume everyone is super smart. The truth is: George School really isn't anything special. The only thing about this school that exceeds those of other schools is its price. As a graduate
... Read more of the school I must say that if you are looking for a school where you need to feel welcomed and loved and be accepted no matter what, apply to George School. However, if you have any interest in being prepared for the real world where everyone isn't liberal and accepting, take this school off your list. It's a beautiful campus, and the academics are pretty good; but in terms of builiding a strong, practical young adult, this school can't do much for you. Read less
Posted by a student on 03/07/09
I just started George School in the middle of the school year, and I was blown away. People on campus are very welcoming and friendly. I really do believe George School will change my life forever. I am loving it so far! I'd say if you're considering coming here, go for it!
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Posted by a student on 01/24/09
George School is has a beautiful campus, a wonderful teaching/support staff, intense academic and extracurricular programs including International Baccalaureate.
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Newtown schools — George School is located at 1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd, Newtown PA 18940. 1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd is in the 18940 ZIP code in Newtown, PA George School is a Private school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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