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Wyoming Seminary ranked the best private school in Northeastern Pennsylvania
Posted 07/01/2016 10:50AM

Niche, the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools in the country, ranked Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School in Kingston 15th in the state, the only private school listed in northeastern Pennsylvania, and gave it an overall A+ grade in academics, teachers, outcomes and diversity.

Niche analyzes U.S. Department of Education data along with statistics, millions of student and parent reviews, and expert insights to develop a diverse list of thousands of national and state rankings. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, enrollment in Advanced Placement classes, the quality of colleges that students are accepted to, student-teacher ratio, and more. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly.

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Founded in 1844, Wyoming Seminary is an independent co-educational college preparatory day and boarding school that enrolls 442 day and boarding students from 19 states and 17 countries in grades nine through 12, as well as a postgraduate year. Sem offers more than 140 courses and Advanced Placement courses in all major disciplines, preparing students for 22 AP subject exams, and in 2012 added the Louis Maslow STEM School to its curriculum. Sem's highly regarded performing arts program offers vocal and instrumental music, theater and dance and is housed in the state-of-the-art Kirby Center for Creative Arts on its Kingston campus.

Sem's outstanding college guidance staff works closely with students, beginning in the sophomore year, to help them identify and apply to the college or university that is best for them. One hundred percent of Sem graduates attend college, and in 2016, 100 percent of the graduating class gained admission to "most," "highly" and "very competitive" colleges and universities. In 2016, Wyoming Seminary graduates gained admission to the best colleges and universities in the world - view the listing here >

For more information about Wyoming Seminary, call our Admission Office at 570-270-2160, or email Families may also learn more about Wyoming Seminary by visiting our campus. Find out more here:

    1560 Wyoming Ave, Forty Fort, PA 18704
    201 North Sprague Ave, Kingston, PA 18704
  • GENERAL INQUIRIES: 570-270-2100
  • ADMISSION INQUIRIES: 570-270-2160


Wyoming Seminary is an independent college preparatory private school and boarding school in Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley. Sem strives for success in academics, athletics, STEM, fine arts and performing arts. Boarding school, day school and summer program options available. Affordable tuition & scholarships offered.

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