"With a rich history of tradition and innovation dating back to 1864, Peddie has long been one of the nation’s premier boarding schools. Our ultimate mission is to provide our students with vigorous preparation for college and to inspire them to strive for the highest quality of citizenship." - John F. Green, Head of School Peddie mixes tradition and innovation providing a rigorous academic experience focusing on the whole child. Noted for its distinctive programs dedicated to academics, athletics, arts and residential life, Peddie's faculty is recognized for encouraging and inspiring bright and enthusiastic students to reach for new levels of achievement in an unusually friendly, genuinely supportive and remarkably diverse community. Peddie prepares its students not just for success in the nation’s leading colleges and universities but to serve as leaders in an increasingly complex and constantly evolving worlds..Peddie is located on a beautiful 230 acre campus in Hightstown, NJ. A campus of both modern and historic buildings, the hub of campus life is Center Campus, our central green where students and faculty greet each other throughout the day. The campus is situated along Peddie Lake and we are also fortunate to have our own 18 hole professional golf course. Hightstown is located 50 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia served by train lines, bus lines and nearby international airports.Learn more about Peddie through our interactive tour.
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SSAT and the average admitted student scores in the 74th percentile.
1770 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite
2090 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite
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