Grey Nun Academy to Make Academic Scholarship Awards Available to Incoming Middle School Students (Grades 6-8)
Applicants Must Provide Evidence of Consistent Academic Achievement; Applications Now Being Accepted for 2018/2019 Academic Year
January 30, 2018 -- Yardley, PA -- Grey Nun Academy (GNA), an independent, Catholic, coeducational Lower and Middle school in Bucks County, PA, is pleased to announce its new Sacred Heart Scholars Program created to award merit-based scholarships to incoming, high-achieving middle school students who desire a rigorous high school preparatory educational experience.
Sacred Heart Scholarships are reserved for new students in Grades 6 and 7 and will cover a portion of tuition for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years.
“The Academy’s Middle School is a high school preparatory school dedicated to personalized student development and igniting a passion for knowledge, a commitment to personal accountability and a deepened social consciousness within a nurturing school community,” said Deborah Kost, Head of School at GNA. “Within a diverse, co-educational student population, children receive a values-based education where they are taught confidence, respect, and compassion while encouraged to pursue their natural enthusiasm for knowledge and individual co-curricular interests.”
Academy students are able to thrive in a studious, academic environment that is designed to bring out the best in every child. Benefits of a Grey Nun Academy educational experience for students in grades 6-8 include:
- High School Advanced Placement in Math, ELA, Spanish
- Small Class Sizes with a Student-Teacher Ratio of 7:1
- 1:1 Technology, Google Classroom, & Full Mac Lab
- Top 10% National Ranking on Standardized Testing
- Learning Lab for Individualized Learning Support
- Fine and Performing Arts; Athletics
- Focus on Leadership, Public Speaking
- QUES2T (Gifted/Talented) Program
- Emphasis on Ethical Values and Social Responsibility
- High Rate of Merit-based Scholarships to High School
- 100% Acceptance at Top Private High Schools
“This scholarship program was created so that a quality independent, Catholic education can be made available to more students who are looking for an award-winning private school experience with small class sizes, an advanced curriculum, and a cutting-edge technology program,” said Lisa Grabowski, Director of Enrollment at Grey Nun Academy. “Enrollment season is now in full swing so we encourage all who are interested to apply as soon as possible so as not to miss out on this unique opportunity. Space in our Middle School classrooms is strictly limited, so applications will be considered in the order they are received. ”
Though scholarships are reserved for high-achieving students, additional need-based financial funds are also available for those who qualify. For more information on Sacred Heart Scholars program qualifications, or to download an application, click here.
For additional information and application requirements, please contact Lisa Grabowski, Director of Enrollment at Grey Nun Academy via telephone: 215-968-4151 or firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting www.greynunacademy.org/admission/inquire
About Grey Nun Academy
Founded in 1963 by the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, Grey Nun Academy is an independent, Catholic, coeducational, Lower School and Middle School in Bucks County, Pennsylvania for students in PreK3 to Grade 8. The Academy's mission is to offer an academically rich curriculum that meets the unique needs of individual students while respecting the rights, interests, and dignity of each child. Grey Nun Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and dually accredited by Middle States Association and AdvancED. The Academy welcomes children of all faiths and cultures. The school's educational process leads children to embrace and promote peace and social justice in our world. To learn more, please visit www.greynunacademy.org.