The Pennington School

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Founded in 1838 by the Methodist Church, The Pennington School is known for its diverse and inclusive community of learners. We are coed, 6-12, day/boarding located in central NJ

Independent school

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  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • NJ - Central

What makes us unique
A long-standing commitment to enrolling a diverse and inclusive student body. We have had international boarding students since the late 1800s. We went coed in the 1850s and then began a Center for Learning (bright kids with LD represents about 12% of the student body of 525).
Ideal candidate fit
That students are capable of being successful at our school. Involvement between teachers/students is important both in and out of the classroom.
You have had some independent school experience, have worked at or attended a boarding school, see the good in all people, have experience in a student-centered classroom, love to get involved in the life of the school

Our Students

99% Low income

35% of Color

10% ELL

10% Special needs

Our Faculty

12% of Color

70% > 3 yrs exp