Profile

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Founded

1876

Student-Teacher Ratio

8:1

Enrollment

  • 2013-14 Academic Year: 159
  • Preschool: 31
  • Lower School: 96
  • Middle School: 32

Financial Aid

45% of students receive need-based aid

Ethnicity

  • African American 17%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander 4%
  • European American 63%
  • Latino 4%
  • Middle Eastern 1%
  • Multiracial 10%
  • International 1%

School Day

  • 8:20 AM-3:00 PM (children may arrive as early as 7:30 AM)
  • 3:00 PM-5:45 PM Extended Day and Extracurricular Enrichment Activities

High School Acceptances

  • Agnes Irwin School
  • Archmere Academy
  • Baldwin School
  • Church Farm School
  • Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
  • Delaware Valley Friends School
  • Friends' Central School
  • Friends Select School
  • Haverford School
  • Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
  • Kimberton Waldorf School
  • Malvern Preparatory School
  • Olney Friends School
  • Shipley School
  • Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
  • Tower Hill School
  • Westtown School
  • Wilmington Friends School
  • Woodlynde School
  • Local Public and Catholic High Schools

Accreditation

Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools

Transportation

Provided from 21 different school districts

Memberships

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • Friends Council on Education
  • Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
  • Association for Middle Level Education