All Press Releases for July 27, 2017

Grey Nun Academy Wins "Best Private School in Bucks County" in Bucks County Courier Times "Best of Bucks" Contest

The Prek-8th Grade School Tops Out Over Both Private Elementary and Private High Schools in the Region

To be recognized by the Courier, which has such a large readership, is truly an honor and testament to the tight-knit and welcoming community that our faculty, staff and families have created.

    YARDLEY, PA, July 27, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Grey Nun Academy, an independent, Catholic, elementary school serving students in PreK through eighth grade, has been voted "Best Private School" in Bucks County, PA by the readers of the Bucks County Courier Times. Nominees included many area private elementary and private high schools.

The Bucks County Courier Times collected online and paper ballots for the competition and more than 80,000 votes were cast for various categories. The write-in only contest gave constituents an opportunity to vote for their choice of the best in the county. Each voter could only vote one time and votes were carefully tabulated to calculate the results to determine the readers' favorites.

Deborah Kost, Head of School at Grey Nun Academy, was excited to learn news of the results. "We are extremely grateful to all who voted for Grey Nun Academy for Best Private School. To be recognized by the community demonstrates our commitment to our students and families. Our faculty and staff work diligently to ensure our students feel at home while also providing an education that is rigorous and effective for all students at all levels. Our school is dedicated to living its mission every day - providing a superior education that celebrates the whole child - mind, heart, body, and spirit. Our teachers ensure that students excel on their academic journey and discover their potential both inside and outside of the classroom."

Grey Nun Academy has been recognized by the community frequently this year, also winning the Hulafrog "Most Loved Private School" for Lower Bucks County as well has being named a finalist for the "Best Private School" and "Best Teacher" categories in the Bucks Happening 2017 Happening List.

"To be recognized by readers of the Courier, which has such a large readership, is truly an honor and testament to the tight-knit and welcoming community that our faculty, staff and families have created. Grey Nun Academy is dedicated to providing the tools needed for students to excel. We are constantly continuing to update our curriculum and resources to provide the best learning environment for our students and are very excited for the new school year to begin," added Kost.

Interested in learning more about Grey Nun Academy? Contact Director of Enrollment, Lisa Grabowski at 215-968-4151 or [email protected]. Visit our website at

About Grey Nun Academy
Founded in 1963 by the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, Grey Nun Academy is the independent, Catholic, co-educational elementary school in Bucks County, PA for children in grades PreK3 through Grade Eight. The Academy's mission is to offer an academically rich curriculum that meets the unique needs of individual students while respecting the rights, interests, and dignity of each child. The Academy's educational process leads children to embrace and promote peace and social justice in our world. Grey Nun Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and is accredited by both Middle States Association and AdvancED. The Academy welcomes children of all faiths and cultures. To learn more, visit

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