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Welcome prospective families!



We are excited you are interested in Mercersburg Academy and look forward to introducing you to our school. We encourage you to visit campus and experience firsthand Mercersburg's community and learn more about the values of boarding school.

Since 1893, Mercersburg Academy has been committed to preparing its students for college and for life. Our supportive and diverse residential environment exemplifies the importance of character and community while a rigorous curriculum instills the value of hard work. Mercersburg's faculty instruct students to think for themselves, to approach life thoughtfully and creatively, and to act morally.





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Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 440 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $6 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 to New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236
717-328-6173