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What's your PDS story?

At Princeton Day School, you will shape and be shaped by the experiences, traditions and life on campus. Our compassionate and deliberate approach to your well-being creates an experience that cultivates character, confidence, optimism and hope for every chapter.

Take a look at what makes our community extraordinary.

Student Life

Photo of middle school students at blue and white day

Life at PDS never stands still.

Every activity, club and program on campus is bursting with opportunity. Learn more about how each is designed to help you find your "why."

Ten Things Every Panther Should Do Before Graduation

Student cheering during a pep rally

Cheer on your friends from the PDS Zoo.

Garlic bread at the Harvest Festival

Eat garlic bread at the Harvest Festival.

Lower school students ice skating in the ice rink

Lace up your skates in the Lisa McGraw '44 Skating Rink.

Two students studying in the theater lobby

Study in the McAneny Theater Lobby.

Lower school students sledding down the hill on Kristi’s Meadow

Sled down the hill on Kristi’s Meadow.

Student in chicken coup collecting eggs

Feed the campus chickens and collect their eggs.

students grazing in the garden

Make a "Nature's Sour Patch Kid" out of lemon sorrel and stevia leaves from the garden.

Juniors holding up their class banner design during a halloween parade

Carry your class banner in the Halloween Parade.

Four students pointing at a piece in the Anne Reid '72 Gallery

Attend an exhibit opening in the Anne Reid ’72 Gallery.

student making a bowl in the ceramics studio

Design and create a bowl for the annual Empty Bowls project.

Want to learn more about student life at PDS?

Schedule a visit and see for yourself how our vibrant community is unlike anywhere else.

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Panthers In Action