Plymouth Meeting Friends School

Tel: (610)828-2288
Grades: K - 6 | 159 students
Plymouth Meeting Friends School, founded in 1780, is located Northwest of Philadelphia.
Serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade, our educational philosophy is based on the Quaker belief that there is that of God in everyone.
Plymouth Meeting Friends School provides an education based on the Quaker belief that there is that of God in everyone.
Through its nurturing environment, the school offers an intellectually challenging and creative academic program to a diverse student body.
Supported by adults who model respect and understanding, students reach toward individual strengths as responsible members of a community of learners.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1780

Student Body

Total Students 159 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Plymouth Meeting Friends School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 43%
Average Class Size 19 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,900
% on Financial Aid 48%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Madelyn Ladner
Admissions Associate Felice McSwiggan

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kennedy Kenrick Catholic High School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flanagan S Preschool (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Philip Nerl School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Conshohocken Flanagan S Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1707 Butler Pike
    Conshohocken , PA , 19428
    (610)828-0595
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  55  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Lafayette Hill St. Philip Nerl School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3015 Chestnut Street
    Lafayette Hill , PA , 19444
    (610)828-3082
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Conshohocken Conshohocken Catholic School (pk-8)
    (Roman Catholic)
    205 Fayette St
    Conshohocken , PA , 19428
    (610)828-2007
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.1  mi  |  197  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Plymouth Meeting Epiphany Of Our Lord School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3040 Walton Rd
    Plymouth Meeting , PA , 19462
    (610)825-0160
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.1  mi  |  193  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Lafayette Hill Congregation Or Ami Nur & Kdg
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    708 Ridge Pike
    Lafayette Hill , PA , 19444
    (610)828-1086
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    2.2  mi  |  116  students  |  Gr.  PK-K

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