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SOLVITUR VIVENDO           (it is solved through doing) 

Risk being your best every day at Perk. In preparing students for success in college and life, we nurture common sense, a sense of justice, a sense of honor, a sense of responsibility, and a sense of humor.



Founded: 1875

Location: Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

School Colors: Purple & Gold

Enrollment: 351

Grades: Day 6 to 12, PG; Boarding 6 to 12, PG

Student Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1

Upper School Average Class Size: 11

Middle School Average Class Size: 11

Academics: 29 Advanced Placement classes offered & eight Honors classes offered 

Technology: Digital Arts Lab, all classrooms & dorm rooms wired, computers & ACTIVBoards in all classrooms

Campus: 172 acres

Academic Buildings: Carnegie Library; Hollenbach: Allison Middle School; Kehs Hall: Center for the Arts; Kriebel Hall; Robert M. Schumo Academic Center

Residence Halls: Duyckinck Hall; Kriebel Hall; Ruhl Hall; Schultz Hall; Kolbe Hall, Riordan Hall

Campus Community Buildings: The Creamery; Health Center; Faculty Housing; Parents Hall (dining hall); Physical Plant & Grounds Maintenance Building; Roberts Hall (Robbie’s)

2012-2016 College Matriculations: Academy of Art University, Albright College*, Alvernia UniversityAmerican University*, Arcadia University, Arizona State University, Averett University, Babson College, Baruch College of the CUNY, Bates College, Beloit College*, Bentley University*, Berklee College of Music*, Binghamton University, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bluefield State College, Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University*, Bridgewater State University, Brooks Institute of Photography, Bucks County Community College, Cabrini University*, California College of the Arts (San Francisco), California Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Catholic University of America, Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland, Champlain College, Clarkson University, Colgate University, College of Charleston, College of the Holy Cross, College of William and Mary, Concordia University (Montreal), Connecticut College, Cornell University, DePaul University, Dickinson College, Drew University*, Drexel University*, East Carolina University, Eastern Michigan University, Eastern University, Elon University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach), Emory University, Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus*, Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus*, Florida Atlantic University, Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus/Rose Hill Campus, Franklin and Marshall College, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Gettysburg College*, Gordon College, Goucher College, Grambling State University, Hiram College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Illinois Wesleyan University*, Indiana State University, Indiana University at Bloomington, Iona College, Ithaca College*, Jacksonville University, Johns Hopkins University, Johnson & Wales University (Providence), Kean University, Kendall College, Kenyon College*, Knox College, La Salle University, Lafayette College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh University*, LIM College (Laboratory Institute of Merchandising), Long Island University, Post, Loyola University Maryland*, Lynn University, Manhattan College, Manhattanville College*, Marist College, Marymount California University, Marywood University*, Massachusetts College of Art and Design*, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, McDaniel College, McGill University*, MCPHS - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Miami International University of Art & Design, Miami University, Oxford*, Michigan State University, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Misericordia University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Mitchell College, Monroe College, Moravian College*, Muhlenberg College, New York University*, North Carolina State University, Northampton Community College*, Northeastern University*, Oberlin College, Ohio Northern University, Ohio University, Pace University, New York City*, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, Pennsylvania State University, Berks College, Pennsylvania State University, Erie: The Behrend College*, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania State University, York, Pepperdine University, Philadelphia University, Pratt Institute*, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rice University, Rider University, Robert Morris University, Rochester Institute of Technology*, Rollins College, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Rowan University, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Saint Joseph's University, Salve Regina University*, Sarah Lawrence College, Savannah College of Art and Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, School of Visual Arts, Sewanee: The University of the South, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Smith College, Southern Methodist University, St. John's University - Queens Campus, St. Thomas Aquinas College, State University of New York at Albany, Stony Brook University, Suffolk University, Susquehanna University, Syracuse University*, Temple University*, The New School - All Divisions, Union College, The University of Arizona*, The University of the Arts, University at Buffalo The State University of New York, University of British Columbia, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Irvine, University of California, Riverside, University of California, San Diego*, University of California, Santa Barbara, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Connecticut, University of Delaware, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of Michigan, Dearborn, University of Missouri St. Louis, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Oregon, University of Pittsburgh, University of Richmond, University of Rochester, University of Southern California, University of St. Thomas, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga*, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, Madison, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Trinity College*, Ursinus College*, Valley Forge Military College, Vassar College, Villanova University, Virginia Tech, Wagner College*, Wake Forest University, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington College, Washington State University, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Widener University, Wilkes University, Williams College, Wilson College*, Winthrop University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 bold denotes more than one student has matriculated
* denotes member of Class of 2016 matriculated

Events More
    • SatOct29 Mid-Atlantic Diversity Conference Abington Friends School
    • FriNov04 Upper School Theatrical Program 7:30 PMKrieble Theater, Kehs Hall
    • SatNov05 Upper School Theatrical Program 7:30 PMKrieble Theater, Kehs Hall
    • SunNov06 Upper School Theatrical Program 2:00 AMKrieble Theater, Kehs Hall
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