The Hun School of Princeton

Princeton, New Jersey, USA

High School in USA
  • Founded in


  • % of international students


  • Average Class Size


  • Student/Teacher Ratio


  • ESL Offered


  • AP Courses


  • 1.5 hours from NYC and 2 hours from Philadelphia.
  • Nearest International Airport: JFK

Why students ♥ The Hun School of Princeton

The Hun School of Princeton is one of the best high schools in the USA and an independent college preparatory school. The institute was founded by Princeton University professor John Hun with the mission of educating students for Ivy League colleges. The Hun School prepares students for college and life, with a skill-based curriculum that features innovative, student-centred learning opportunities within the context of a challenging STEM and humanities curriculum. The school’s faculty and staff believe that people do their best work when they are able to find joy in the process, through meaningful relationships and individualized opportunities.  


AP Courses
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science A
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French Language
  • French Literature
  • Art History
  • Physics B
  • Biology
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • US History

Support Programs

  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Learning Differences Support

Foreign Languages

  • Mandarin, Chinese
  • Latin
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Spanish



Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-Country Running, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey,  Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, Skiing.


Clubs & Organizations


Asian, Chess ,Community Service, Computer, Debate, Diversity, Environmental, Fencing, Foreign Language, Free Tibet,  Habitat for Humanity, Honor Council, International, Investment, Literary Magazine, Math, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer  Tutoring, Science Fiction, Student Government, Student Publications, Student Radio Station, TV Station.


College Acceptance


Amherst College, Bates, Boston College, Boston University, Bowdoin, Brandeis University, Carnegie Mellon, Case  Western Reserve University, Colby, Colgate University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College,  Duke University, Emory University, Georgetown, Harvard University, Harvey Mudd, Johns Hopkins, Middlebury,  New York University, Penn State, Princeton University, Purdue University, Rhode Island School of Design, Smith  College, Stony Brook University, Swarthmore, Tufts, UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, University of Southern California, The University of Texas, Austin, University of Vermont,  Williams, Yale University.

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. Girls and boys live in two separate dorms. Most rooms house two students and some single rooms are also available.  Teachers with their families also live on campus. The students spend their time baking in faculty apartments, hanging  out watching movies and television in the lounge, or playing with faculty children.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.