Culture and Connection.
Perkiomen School has a long history of welcoming students from around the world. Founded in 1875, the school welcomed its first international student in 1896, and as early as 1910, the school enrolled students from 20 different countries.
Perkiomen is a community where individual differences are celebrated and cultivated, creating a campus that feels like home. The exchange of cultures, languages, and ideas helps to build a global Perkiomen family.
In this video, learn more about how the sharing of ideas and perspectives leads to greater connection.
Merging a liberal arts foundation with our student-centered approach, we expand and innovate education for the 21st century.
Domestic and international, athletic and artistic, introverted and extroverted: at Perkiomen, our differences aren't just affirmed, they're celebrated and cultivated.
Our supportive environment enables our students to discover what they need to thrive, become stronger self-advocates, stand up for their beliefs, and envision their futures.
Each of our students is empowered to make positive change and try new things.
Our faculty to student ratio and an advisory program facilitate meaningful mentorships that encourage engagement and support individual ambitions.
Perkiomen is a place where people feel safe and loved. We delight in delighting each other because we know that every small act of kindness builds a strong culture of gratitude and joy.
Purposely dedicated to next-generation technology and its applications, our Institutes spark us to think deeply about the future of Entrepreneurship, Medicine, and Artificial Intelligence.
We are a place of immersive, 360-degree education.
At Perkiomen, hands-on learning isn't confined to a few field trips per year.
This year, no matter where you are, you will be able to take part in several types of admission events. We are ready to engage with you and are offering both virtual and in-person opportunities to meet and connect with our community.
Ready to get started now? Follow the link below to register.
"I love how I am able to pursue what I am passionate about with support from the school. The opportunities I get to follow my dreams within the Institute programs are truly unparalleled."
"Everyone at Perkiomen is very welcoming and friendly, especially the staff. The Perkiomen motto is risk becoming your best, so don’t be afraid of the possibilities, and walk on campus with confidence!"
"I love Perkiomen because it’s a community that offers so much more than just an education. The opportunities that are offered through the four institutes is not something you will find at any school. The faculty and staff are not just teachers either, they create a bond with students that make you feel inspired to be great. I know choosing Perk has made life long impacts on my own personal story."
"I love Perkiomen because it helps me to be the best person that I can be. As a deaf student, I have to overcome many challenges and Perkiomen has helped me get through all of these challenges. The smaller classroom sizes make it easier to hear and focus on learning. The one-on-one conference period is a place to get extra help to understand something or ask questions. These are major things that are beneficial to a deaf student at Perkiomen but really benefit all students."
On campus, or via Zoom or Skype, our Admissions Team can't wait to meet you. Get to know Perkiomen School in whatever way is most comfortable for your family.
Students with a specific learning disorder benefit from enrollment in Perkiomen School’s learning support program, which provides access to curriculum designed to address executive functioning, academic skills, and social-emotional learning needs.
Using skills she learned within the Entrepreneur Institute, Morgan Kachmar '22 created a product to help ease the safety concerns of gymnasts.
Students enrolled in the Medical Institute had a unique opportunity to learn first-hand alongside neurosurgeons and experience the anatomy of the human spine.
Students across three Institutes are collaborating on an indoor farming project.
Helping students to build a sense of belonging to their school is crucial to development and has a profound impact on well-being, identity development, and mental health.
It's back to school time - but this year, your student is heading to Boarding School. How can you make this a successful transition? Perkiomen School administrators share a few tips to help prepare you and your family for this next adventure.
You've been accepted! What's next? With these few tips, you will feel prepared to make a decision about the school that's best for your and your family.
Paige Iacobacci '24 shares her efforts to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, striving to bring back happy moments to those with a blood cancer diagnosis.
Getting started with boarding school is an exciting time! But we also understand that as a first-time boarding family, you may have some questions and concerns. With a few pieces of helpful advice, we hope you will feel more at ease and ready to make the most of this next big educational step for your family.
Proficient executive functioning is important for a student’s learning on any occasion, but is even more imperative during periods of acute stress and uncertainty, such as the present. As a parent, you may be wondering how best you can support your child. Here are five strategies for supporting your student's educational success.
Alyssa Iacobacci ‘22 shares why she competed in the LLS Students of the Year campaign, and how she can be a bright light for cancer patients everywhere.
With more than 2,000 independent schools in the United States that vary in size and educational approach, you may want to explore this wider category as an education option for your child. Learn more about the difference between private and independent and what makes these schools stand out.
Perkiomen School recently joined the WIDA International School Consortium, committed to developing inclusive programs that build on the assets of all learners while transforming the conversation about what multilingual students can do.
At Perkiomen, "back to school" for 2020-2021 means also getting back to after-school activities, including athletics and arts.
Keegan Ash, Perkiomen School's Assistant Director of College Counseling, shares how he found a college admissions connection in an unlikely place - a movie theatre! He explores the similarities between Disney's Frozen II and the College Admission process.
Fostering independence is at the core of a boarding school education. Boarding school sets students up for success in college and in life.
Megan Hughes '21 and Perkiomen's Model UN team learn how diplomacy works through contextualizing global events.
Our Director of Admissions & Tuition Assistance, Abby Parish Moser, would be delighted to meet with you via Zoom or a phone call to answer any questions you may have about Perkiomen School.