• “The enthusiasm of George Maris was infectious. He spoke so persuasively that parents of prospective students became less hesitant to send their children to a new boarding school.”

    George L. Maris, First Head of School

  • 155 students arrive at George School, including 27 who do not have a Quaker parent.
  • 3 innovative courses of study are offered: Scientific, Classical, and Literary.
  • Gymnasium Construction Begins

    It is designed to help realize the school mission of offering “that physical, mental, and ethical culture which we have seen producing such excellent results.”