Upper School

Never be satisfied

The Upper School is the pinnacle of the PCDS educational experience. The Upper School offers students a balance of breadth and depth, with ample opportunities to pursue individual intellectual interests through a variety of course choices and independent research. Students are afforded opportunities and responsibilities, while supported by strong bonds with each other and their faculty.

Schedule & Advisory

A student-centered approach to learning

Course Catalog

An array of engaging, challenging courses across disciplines

Signature Experiences

Time-honored traditions in
the Upper School

At a Glance


different Upper School courses


independent studies in Spring 2018


average Upper School class size


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