Everything you want is here.

A place of virtually limitless exploration and learning.

An academic mecca, where you will feel both challenged and supported.

A place rich in heritage and traditions —and a place to be yourself.

A safe haven, where you’ll form lasting bonds with friends and teachers.

A place where you don’t just reach goals—you define them.

A proving ground for college and life.

Thank you for your interest in Mercersburg Academy! Mercersburg is committed to preparing its students for college and for life as global citizens. Our supportive residential environment fosters character and community, while a rigorous curriculum instills the value of hard work.

Mercersburg's faculty and staff lead students to think for themselves and to approach life thoughtfully and creatively. At Mercersburg Academy, learning is rich, purposeful, and life changing.

We look forward to introducing you to our school, and we encourage you to visit campus and experience Mercersburg's community firsthand!

Meet the Team

Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236