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.


We're excited that you're interested in Mercersburg Academy and look forward to introducing you to our school! We encourage you to visit campus and experience Mercersburg's community firsthand as you learn more about the value 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 and to approach life thoughtfully and creatively. At Mercersburg Academy, learning is rich, purposeful, and life changing.



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.
300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236
717-328-6173