Charlestown Playhouse, Inc.

2478 Charlestown Rd,
Phoenixville, PA, 19460-0194
     Tel: (610)933-2762
Grades: PK - K | 90 students
At Charlestown Playhouse (Playschool) we believe that it is through play that children learn best about themselves and their world, through active involvement with real materials and experiences.
Imaginative play enables children to try out different roles and act out inner feelings and new experiences in an atmosphere of safety and acceptance and in a way that respects each child's individuality and interests.
Playschool teachers approach the care of young children with open minds and warm hearts and with certain basic beliefs about the preschool child.
Every child needs two things; love and respect.
To believe in themselves, children need to feel that the adults around them believe in them as separate individuals with the right to form their own opinions, express their own desires, and to make their own mistakes.
The Charlestown Playhouse does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment in or employment in, its educational programs or activities.  

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1936

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,250
% on Financial Aid 10%
Admissions Director Faith Koons

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Forge Baptist Academy (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Overbrook Preschool and Kindergarten (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Overbrook Preschool and Kindergarten (1.1 miles away)
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  • PhiladelphiaOverbrook Preschool and Kindergarten
    Special Program Emphasis
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    PhiladelphiaPA19151
    (215)877-8945
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.1 mi | 144 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • PhoenixvillePhoenixville KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    331 Schuylkill Road
    PhoenixvillePA19460
    (610)983-3626
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.5 mi | 12 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • PhoenixvilleValley Forge Kinder House Montessori School
    Montessori School
    865 Main St
    PhoenixvillePA19460
    (610)935-0411
    Montessori School
    1.6 mi | 17 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • PhoenixvilleHoly Family School
      (Roman Catholic)
    221 3rd Ave
    PhoenixvillePA19460
    (610)933-7562
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.7 mi | 396 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MalvernGreat Valley KinderCare
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    65 General Warren Blvd.
    MalvernPA19355
    (610)647-7085
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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