Acceptance. Loyalty. Opportunity. Respect. Family.
In the Spring of 2020, when we transitioned to online learning, from their homes in the United States, South Korea, China, Australia, and The Bahamas, our students shared what "Being Perkiomen" means to them.
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.
Welcome to Perkiomen School! This year, no matter where you are, you will be able to take part in several types of admission events. We've planned for a year of engaging virtual events, one-on-one personalized tours, and in-person opportunities to meet and connect with our community.
We invite you to explore our Virtual Admissions site, ask questions, and when you are ready - ask yourself, what will you uncover at Perkiomen School? We can't wait to find out.
"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!"
"The kindness on our campus is unlike any other. It’s why I believe that anyone can find a place here in our community. When I first came to Perkiomen, I was amazed at the level of kindness people showed me. There were people from so many different places and cultures, and each person I came across welcomed me into the community."
"I love a lot of things about Perkiomen. The one thing I can say I love the most is the support that everyone has for you. A lot of people may say they have your best interest in mind and want you to succeed. But everyone at this school - including students and staff - means it. They want to see you improve in every way possible."
"What I love most about Perkiomen School is the community. The faculty and teachers are here to support every student and you build a bond with them. They want to see you succeed and will help you every step of the way in whatever you’re trying to accomplish."
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our Director of Admissions & Financial Aid, 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.