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Mercersburg Academy

Gender Coeducational
Religious Affiliation None
Type Boarding/Day
Region Central PA
County Franklin
Address 300 E. Seminary Street
City Mercersburg
State PA
Zip Code 17236-1551
Phone 717-328-6173
Grades Served 9-12
Average Enrollment 440
Accreditation MSACS
Founded in 1893, Mercersburg Academy is committed to providing students with the opportunity to live and learn in a richly diverse academic environment that provides a rigorous and relevant curriculum to 440 boarding and day students from 31 states (and the District of Columbia) and 42 nations.  Distinctive features include: 5:1 student-faculty ratio; 160+ courses and 40 AP/Honors courses; 75 percent of faculty hold advanced degrees; extensive study-abroad programs across the world and language exchange programs for students studying German, French, Spanish, and Chinese; $251 million endowment; $6 million in financial aid; 25 competitive varsity athletic teams; 65,000 sq ft. Burgin Center for the Arts; newly renovated Nolde Gymnasium and Simon Student Center; 10-court Davenport Squash Center; 14-court Smoyer Tennis Center; new athletic field house opening soon. Graduates go on to the nation’s top colleges and universities. Alumni include 7 Rhodes Scholars, 12 Olympic gold medalists, 2 Academy Award winners, and a Nobel laureate.

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Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) • 37 East Germantown Pike, Suite 302 • Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
610-567-2960 • Fax 610-567-2963


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