Harrisburg Academy is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school in Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania. The school has a diverse student body in nursery through 12th grade. The school was established in 1784 by John Harris, Jr., the founder of Harrisburg. Harrisburg Academy was originally located at the John Harris Mansion, but is now located on a 24 acre (9.6 ha) campus about one mile (1.6 km) west of the Susquehanna River in Wormleysburg, a suburb of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In 1992-93, the school was nationally recognized as a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education for its academic excellence. It is now known as an IB school  The school has a combined enrollment of 420 students, has 53 full-time faculty, and has an annual budget (in 2005) of $6.5M.
The academy offers a variety of athletic programs. Athletic teams compete actively against other independent, parochial and smaller public schools.
In 2008, a two year commitment between the academy and Trinity High School allows students to play for each other's designated athletic teams.
The Academy offers athletic programs for field hockey, tennis, basketball, and swimming.