The Shipley School

814 Yarrow Street,
Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010-0190
     Tel: (610)525-4300
Grades: PK - 12 | 818 students
Shipley is a coeducational PreK-12 college preparatory day school in the western suburbs of Philadelphia.
It is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world.
Through a strong college preparatory curriculum in the humanities and the sciences, the School encourages curiosity, creativity, and respect for intellectual effort.
Shipley upholds and promotes moral integrity, a sense of personal achievement and worth and concern for others at School and in the larger community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1894

Student Body

Total Students 818 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Shipley School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 72%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / Jan. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes See the School Website
% on Financial Aid 27%
Admissions Director Amy Clemons

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

School Notes:

Shipley is a coeducational PreK-12 college preparatory day school in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. It is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world. Through a strong college preparatory curriculum in the humanities and the sciences, the School encourages curiosity, creativity, and respect for intellectual effort. Shipley upholds and promotes moral integrity, a sense of personal achievement and worth and concern for others at School and in the larger community.

Profile last updated: 09/15/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Baldwin School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Baldwin School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is KinderCare at Harcum College (0.1 miles away)
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