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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Germantown Friends School (Philadelphia, PA)
Germantown Friends School is a co-educational, private day school located in Philly’s historic Germantown neighborhood. The school maintains has its roots in, and maintains strong connections with, the Society of Friends.
Germantown Friends is known for its strong academic preparation: 10–20% of graduates enroll at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania.
The school keeps it values close in mind both inside and outside of the classroom, making for a rich education in the development of the individual students.
In keeping with its spiritual values, Germantown Friends does not calculate GPA for class rank and does not have a Valedictorian or Salutatorian. Instead, graduating classes elect a faculty member and a classmate to deliver ceremonial speeches.
Awards, Ranking, Alumni, Tuition:
Alumni include Nobel Prize-winning physicists Owen Chamberlain and Saul Perlmutter, television producer Kara Vallow, and music producer and author Sandra Boynton
Tuition: $
Buckingham Browne & Nichols (Cambridge, MA)
The Buckingham School (1889) and Browne & Nichols School (1883) merged in 1974, creating a dynamic co-educational institution (BB&N). The three separate campuses are located within a few miles of each other in the western part of Cambridge, between the Charles River and historic Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
BB&N’s excellent academics prepares students for acceptance and success at the nation’s top colleges. Participation in sports is mandatory for all students.
BB&N students produce several publications, which have received national recognition.
Awards, Ranking, Alumni, Tuition:
27 Presidential Scholars from Massachusetts
Ranked #5 top private school in the Boston area by Boston Magazine in 2009
Ranked among the top 50 schools in the world for university preparation by the Wall Street Journal in 2007
Alumni include actor Anthony Perkins, Prison Fellowship founder Charles Colson, NPR radio broadcaster Sylvia Poggioli, U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy, III, billionaire businesswoman Abigail Johnson, and Netflix founder Reed Hastings
Tuition: $38,030