The Academy is the Harrisburg area’s flagship independent school and is widely considered to be the best private school in Central Pennsylvania. They partner with families who value education as a priority in their family setting, seek an institution that encourages deep, authentic learning, and desire an alternative to public and religious school offerings for their child.
Harrisburg Academy is located on a 24-acre campus outside the historic and picturesque capital of Pennsylvania. Students at the academy are from a variety of different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and the academy is well-known for its IB program. This is a high-level school that requires international students to have a strong command of the English language.
School Type: Private
School Size: 340
Class Size: 12
Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type of Students Accepted: Year, January Arrivals
Sports: Basketball, Cross-Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field
Special Offering: IB Program
Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Band, Orchestra, Theater/Drama, Journalism, Yearbook, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Quiz Bowl, Student Environmental Advocates, Diversity Club,Technology Club, and National Honor Society