Miquon School

Tel: (610)828-1231
Grades: PK - 6 | 152 students
Founded by parents in 1932, we are an independent elementary school for children age 3 through sixth grade.
The Miquon School mission states: we treasure and celebrate childhood.
We give our students time to play and grow.
Our program and our environment encourage wonder, inquiry, independence, and discovery.
We seek to create confident, life-long learners who will move out into the wider world with strong academic and social skills, intense personal interests, a love for the arts, and a commitment to building inclusive and peaceful communities.
We are dedicated to learning together in the rich tradition of Progressive education that is our founders' legacy.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1932

Student Body

Total Students 152 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Miquon School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 12 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,041
Tuition Notes Tuition is all-inclusive. Payment options include monthly instalments.
% on Financial Aid 45%
Average Financial Aid Grant $9,958
Acceptance Rate 58%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Andrea Myers

School Notes:

  • We believe that:
  • Children learn by doing.
  • Helping children learn to think is as important as teaching any specific subject matter.
  • Learning occurs in ways unique to each child.
  • Children's curiosity and initiative are integral to their education.
  • Independence is a vital part of every child's development.
  • Working with others enhances children's growth in every domain.
  • Every person is a thinker, creator, and contributor.
  • The natural world is a place to learn.
  • Childhood should be fun, and children should find joy in learning.

Profile last updated: 09/09/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Crefeld School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Congregation Or Ami Nur & Kdg (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Congregation Or Ami Nur & Kdg (1.3 miles away)
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  • Lafayette Hill
    Congregation Or Ami Nur & Kdg
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-K | 116 students
    1.3 miles
    708 Ridge Pike
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
    (610)828-1086
    1.3PK-K
    116
  • Gladwyne
    Wetherill School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 68 students
    1.3 miles
    1321 Beaumont Dr
    Gladwyne, PA 19035
    (610)649-2299
    1.3PK-K
    68
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: K-3 | 40 students
    1.5 miles
    8630 Ridge Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215)482-9704
    1.5K-3
    40
  • Lafayette Hill
    St Philip Nerl School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 464 students
    1.7 miles
    3015 Chestnut St
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
    (610)828-3082
    1.7PK-8
    464
  • Gladwyne
    Gladwyne Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-8 | 234 students
    2 miles
    920 Youngsford Road
    Gladwyne, PA 19035
    (610)649-1761
    2NS-8
    234

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