The Garden State is home to a number of top boarding schools, including the Hun School, the Peddie School, the Lawrenceville School, and others. These schools provide generous amounts of financial aid; for example, 32% of students at the Hun School receive need-based aid, and 34% of its students represent diversity. In addition, the school has a program for students with learning disabilities. Peddie, located on a 280-acre campus, offers 40% of its students financial aid. Lawrenceville is a top 9-12 coed day and boarding school that uses oval-shaped Harkness tables to create discussion-based classes. Its 700-acre campus includes 18 dormitories, an indoor hockey rink, and 10 squash courts. In addition, the school uses a house system to foster a sense of community. Read more about top boarding schools in New Jersey.
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