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Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter

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Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 30 reviews on the web
Founded in 1781 by John Phillips, Exeter has a tradition of academic excellence, a distinguished faculty, and a long history of educating young people to find their place in the world.

Exeter teaches students from all walks of life to:

• Think, discuss, question and analyze

• Combine knowledge with goodness

• Acquire the intellectual skills that ensure a love of learning and a lifelong commitment to helping others

Exeter's academic offerings are unrivalled: over 450 courses in 19 subject areas. The student to teacher ratio, 5:1, lets students explore the world with great support from the adults in the community.

An Exeter education prepares students to use the skills learned at school in all life's endeavors. Exeter is a life-changing experience, challenging and fun. It asks a great deal from every student - higher standards, greater expectations, and deeper engagement not only in the world of ideas, but also in the life of the community.

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  • Have attended musical and dramatic performances and have never been disappointed! Whether visiting for the history or looking for a child's first class education or a novel souvenir from the campus bo...  read more »
  • PEA is an elite private high school; most of the students live on the campus. The campus is huge, and the architecture is both classical and modern. The most notable building is a stunning library des...  read more »
  • What can I say. We moved here because of Phillips Exeter and it didn't disappoint. The school is like a college and really makes the town of Exeter what it is. Many of the resources of the school are ...  read more »
  • The best boarding school in the world. No school beats Exeter. extremely high SSAT scores+extremely low acceptance rates+even higher SAT scores+30% matriculation to Ivy Colleges+1 billion dollar endownment= Exeter. Exeter attracts the best students and teachers in the world.
  • 5/5 great kids, great food, best teachers in the world. Also everyone else that gives a 1/5 review are Andover Smurfs or high hippies.
  • Great school, loved my time there..
  • romeos has the best chicken finger subs
  • Tough but fun. Thank you, Exeter.
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