Mission & Philosophies


The Perkiomen community inspires students to risk becoming their best.


Our Community: Perkiomen School is a boarding and day school dedicated to fostering a diverse and multi-talented student body. We challenge each other to work and rework in pursuit of excellence each and every day.

Our Program: Perkiomen School affords the best of a liberal arts education while cultivating entrepreneurial spirit in our students. We promote active inquiry and problem-solving, making education relevant and exportable to a future we cannot predict.

Our Students: Perkiomen School’s students embrace global citizenship. Our students join together from different countries, races, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, and world views to be the heart of campus life.

Our Faculty: Perkiomen School’s faculty meet students where they are. Our faculty members are collectively accomplished in academics, athletics, and the arts, with a desire for continuing education and a passion for mentoring students.

Our Campus: Perkiomen School provides a range of opportunities for students to explore their interests and the world around them. We are an inviting, safe home that nurtures a sense of curiosity, physical well-being, and belonging.

Our Motto: Perkiomen School’s motto is Solvitur vivendo (it is solved by living). We believe that experience is the best teacher and that the challenges of modern life are only solved through engaged and thoughtful living.