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.: 20%
Students by Grade Media-Providence Friends School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 58%
Average Class Size 14 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Davidson School Elwyn Inc (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nativity Bvm School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nativity Bvm School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MediaNativity Bvm School
      (Roman Catholic)
    Gayley And Franklin Sts
    MediaPA19063
    (610)566-6881
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 141 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MediaThe Walden School
    Montessori School
    901 N Providence Rd
    MediaPA19063
    (610)892-8000
    Montessori School
    0.6 mi | 143 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • MediaRose Tree Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    145 W Rose Tree Rd
    MediaPA19063
    (610)565-4505
    Daycare / Preschool
    1 mi | 50 students | Gr. K                      
  • MediaDavidson School Elwyn Inc
    Special Education School
    111 Elwyn Road
    MediaPA19063
    (610)891-2201
    Special Education School
    1.3 mi | 305 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • MediaThe School In Rose Valley
    20 School Lane
    MediaPA19063
    (610)566-1088
    1.5 mi | 150 students | Gr. NS-6                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Homeschool or Private School?
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Religious Schools: An Overview
Your religion matters to you. You want your child to attend a school which will combine academics and religious education. Here is an overview of what is available together with some links to denominational web sites.
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!