Peddie School

201 South Main Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520
(609) 944-7501

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Private Grades 9-12 549 students Unknown students/teacher

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About this school

Peddie School is a private high school in Hightstown. The principal of Peddie School is Peter Quinn. 549 students attend Peddie School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. Hightstown High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 85% %
Black, non-Hispanic 7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% %
Asian 6% %
Hispanic 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Extremely academic-intense school; wonderful community of kids teachers and coaches. I get a great feeling whenever I am on campus I wish I could go to high school again and go to Peddie School.

  • (1 year ago)

    My son is having an amazing experience at Peddie. He takes pride in his school and works extremely hard. This school is not for everyone. Kids need a lot of stamina as they will be very busy with the heave coursework athletics. School demands a high level of personal responsibility from it's students.

  • (2 years ago)

    My son is attending Peddie School this year as a freshman. From the very first day he loved the school. All students were very respectful and the teachers are exceptional. All teachers strongly encouraged after school help if student needed it. All teachers live on campus. Wonderful school.

  • (2 years ago)

    A truly exceptional school. Brilliant and committed faculty world class campus and competitive environment capable of creating tomorrows leaders.

  • (5 years ago)

    amazing.Teachers are great. Facult is great. Students are great. Lifetime experience

  • (6 years ago)

    This is a wonderful school. Not for every child. Academics are extremely difficult. Work load is intense and athletics are competitive. Safe and caring of all children. Strict on discipline and manners. An excellent college prep school. No snobs here.

  • (6 years ago)

    Our second child is now at Peddie. Wonderful experience caring faculty. Headmaster is fantastic. We have experience with another elite school but Peddie is more nurturing of the entire student.

  • (7 years ago)

    Academics FB 1st Team Prep & BB Capt./Conf. Past Alum attended '76 PG Post Grad Yr. after H.S. only PG class Peddie ever had in history. Excellent learning exp. True sense of 'PREP'.

  • (7 years ago)

    My son is a sophomore and I was very worried about him boarding. Not anymore. You will not find a better school. The headmaster is wonderful the support of the staff is excellent and the kids are great! It has been a great investment in my son's education

  • (7 years ago)

    Our daughter is a senior. It was hard to adjust to her not living at home. The school is a safe enviorment with a caring staff. The academics and facilities are top notch.

  • (9 years ago)

    My son is a sophomore at Peddie. What a great experience thus far. The teachers and staff are fantastic. The curriculum challenging. The selection of AP courses is great. They just constructed a new state-of-the art science building and are in progress of redoing the history house.

  • (10 years ago)

    My daughter attended the Peddie School She had an amazing experience there. She was a student from a prestegious Manhattan school and the level of education was comparable. The care from the teachers dorm support and principal leadership is hard to find. She is now in Philadephia and keeps contacts with her friends. Has been on the honor roll and was very well prepared for college. Many of the problems that teens get into did not happen here as faculty and sports coaches kept students too busy to want to be involved. If you have the good fortune and manage to get your child in this school you will indeed be lucky. mhk

  • (11 years ago)

    My daughter is a graduate of this school and received a wonderful education (academically) and truly superior overall educational experience. She continued her education at a very southern college and is now in the medical profession. Peddie gave her the basis to achieve her academic and professional goals.

  • (12 years ago)

    My daughter is starting her Sophomore year and loves it. The quality of the education is excellent and would recommend the school highly.

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