The Swain School

1100 S 24th St,
Allentown, PA, 18103-0181
Tel: (610)433-4542
Grades: K - 8 | 276 students
The Swain School is an independent, coed day school located on 20 acres in Salisbury Township in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania.
We offer a progressive curriculum with academic rigor to 315 students in Preschool through 8th grade; they come from 22 area school districts.

Features include a thorough program of arts (visual, music, and drama), state-of-the art science and technology, languages, a thoughtfully-designed character education program, numerous off-campus experiences, and a full selection of athletics and after-school activities.

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 (ADVIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1929

Student Body

Total Students 276 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The Swain School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 37%
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Rates vary by grade level; available at www.swain.org/tuition
% on Financial Aid 35%
Admissions Director Leah Papp
Admissions Associate Karen Fabiano

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Archery, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, SoccerArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After-school recreational athletic programs, Dramatic plays, Musical, Choral ensembles, Instrumental ensembles and band After-school recreational athletic programs,
Dramatic plays, Musical, Choral ensembles, Instrumental ensembles and band,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Catholic High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Thomas More School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lehigh Christian Academy (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Allentown St. Thomas More School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1040 Flexer Ave
    Allentown , PA , 18103
    (610)432-0396
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Allentown
    Lehigh Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    1151 S Cedar Crest Blvd
    Allentown , PA , 18103
    (610)776-7301
    (Christian)
    1.2  mi  |  241  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Allentown
    Devine School    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1255 S Cedar Crest Blvd
    Allentown , PA , 18103
    (610)439-2266
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.2  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Allentown
    St. John Vianney Regional School
    (Roman Catholic)
    210 North 18th Street
    Allentown , PA , 18104
    (610)435-8981
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  391  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Allentown
    Datzyk Montessori School
    Montessori School
    3300 Broadway
    Allentown , PA , 18104
    (610)395-6344
    Montessori School
    1.4  mi  |  59  students  |  Gr.  NS-1

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