Media-Providence Friends School

125 W 3rd Street
Media, PA 19063-0190
Tel: (610)565-1960
Grades: PK-8 | 159 students
Media-Providence Friends School is a Quaker day school for boys and girls in grades Pre-K through eighth, located in Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
We provide a solid foundation for life, and focus upon the unique qualities of our children in an academic community.
At MPFS we stress academic skill building and Quaker values.
Our students are well prepared for their next eductional journey whereever they may choose to go.
We create classrooms with a diverse student population, and staff it with teachers committed to affirming the unique strengths of each child.
Here, our students develop intellectually, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.
We teach responsibility based on the Quaker values of harmony and simplicity, and inextricably link the importance of the individual with the value of community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Independent Private Schools Association
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
National Middle School Association
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1876

Student Body

Total Students 159 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Media-Providence Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,500
Tuition Notes Preschool part time $8000 to 8th Grade $18500
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions Director Francy Strathmann
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