A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Readiness
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    A+
Address
201 S Main St
Hightstown, NJ 08520
Telephone
(609) 944-7555
Organization Memberships
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$47,000

Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.

Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$56,100

Peddie School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 4,000 private high schools based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1360
129 responses
Average ACT
32
73 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
  • Blair Day
    43%
  • Vespers
    22%
  • Head's Day
    17%
  • Revisit Day(s)
    9%
  • Graduation
    4%
  • Headmaster's Holiday
    4%
  • Homecoming
    0%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
549
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
16:1
Poll
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.13 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.13 responses
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
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Peddie is the most welcoming school I have attended so far in my life. The academic curriculum is solid and demands for efficiency from individuals, but it is also not overwhelming to an extent that may cause incapability to finish certain assignments. In addition, student life is diverse and colorful in the sense that students are closely knit with one another and form close bonds through a brief period of time. As a boarding student, I was able to so meet so many people I would not have met as a day student. The more outgoing I was, the better off I became in understanding the school community as well as connecting effectively with others. I made so many friends through plenty of interactions. Attending Peddie has been quite the memorable experience!
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Peddie has multiple programs in place that benefit the health and safety of students. We have a Health Center which operates 24-hours of the day with friendly nurses, sick-rooms, and various medications. If a student is ever feeling unwell, they can either walk or call for a ride over there at any time. For mental health, Peddie has a student services center that includes *FREE* counseling!

Additionally, Peddie has a security team that is present on campus at all times. There are multiple security cameras in place, too, which they can view on monitors. Also, there are fob readers on all dorms so only a student in possession of a fob can get into residential buildings.
The community is so diverse, but it is actually integrated. People don't keep to their "own" but rather everyone collaborates and integrates. There is a fair balance between work and fun. The people and experiences you will make will last with you for a lifetime. This school teaches you to be independent, a leader, and an amazing citizen. It emphasizes good citizenship, teamwork, hard work, and adventure. There are so many opportunities to allow for all interests to specialize whether it be through trips or robotics competitions.