Statistics can’t capture the essence of the School, its heart and soul, but they do reveal some interesting things that set Manlius Pebble Hill apart from other schools. Here are some of the facts and figures that distinguish MPH:
- The School has more than 4,600 alumni.
- MPH is a college-preparatory school accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is chartered by the New York Board of Regents.
- MPH is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the New York State Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of College Admission Counselors, The College Board, the Educational Records Bureau, the National Association for Gifted Children, and the National Association of Principals of Schools for Girls.
- MPH conducts no state testing.
- More than 500 students are enrolled in Prekindergarten through Grade 12.
- Average class size: 13 to 1
- Student to faculty ratio: 8 to 1
- Minority enrollment: 32% (African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Multiracial, Native American)
- MPH has awarded more than $848,000 in merit scholarships and $1,143,000 in need-based tuition assistance for the 2012-2013 academic year.
- More than 50% of MPH students receive some form of tuition assistance.
- World languages offered include French, Spanish, Latin, and Chinese. Language study begins early -- in Prekindergarten, students begin studying French.
- Upper School independent study opportunities are available in all disciplines.
- MPH teachers are not simply “certified” – they are specialists in the disciplines they teach.
- Some 17 varsity sports and more than 30 performing arts groups are available to students.
- Our no-cut policy in athletics allows every student to be part of a sports team.
- Eighty-five percent of Middle and Upper School students participate in extracurricular team sports; 85% participate in performing arts. Our athletes are our performing artists.
- Thirteen Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered; roughly two-thirds of the MPH students taking an AP exam typically receive college credit or advanced standing for scores of “3” or better.
- The 61 students in Manlius Pebble Hill’s Class of 2012 received more than $8,151,000 in merit scholarship offers from colleges.