Pencey Preparatory School is an exclusive boarding school for boys in Agerstown, Pennsylvania which Holden Caulfield attended before being expelled.

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Established a preparatory school for the elite in 1888, Pencey prides itself in "molding boys into splendid, clear-thinking young men". According to Holden, Pencey advertises in numerous magazines, including ads that depict a boy on a horse jumping over a fence.

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"They give guys the ax quite frequently at Pencey. It has a very good academic rating, Pencey. It really does."

Holden Caulfield , getting expelled