The Episcopal Academy

1785 Bishop White Drive,
Newtown Square, PA, 19073-0190
     Tel: (484)424-1400
Grades: PK - 12 | 1223 students
The Episcopal Academy educates qualified, motivated students to grow intellectually, physically, and spiritually, and to share their talents generously.
We are a coeducational community of learners and teachers working to achieve excellence through a strong academic program, comprehensive athletics, and vibrant arts.
Our school's Episcopalian heritage with its respect for all faiths forms the basis of our life together.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1785

Student Body

Total Students 1223 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade The Episcopal Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 192 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Advanced Courses French,  Spanish,  Latin,  AB Calculus,  BC Calculus,  Statistics,  Computer Science AB,  Biology,  Chemistry,  Physics,  Studio Art,  Art History,  Music Theory,  European History,  US History,  US Government & Politics,  Macroeconomics  
Average SAT score 1997
Average ACT score 28
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants, oxford shirt, tie for boys; school/oxford shirt and kilts/jumper/pants for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,300
Tuition Notes Middle School tuition is $25140 Lower School: 4-5 $23040; 1-3 $21120; PK-K $20600
% on Financial Aid 20%
Acceptance Rate 35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ellen M. Hay
Admissions Associate A. Thomas Kossuth

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DanceDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWater Polo,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. A Capella Clubs, Aikido Club, Bollywood Club, Book Discussion Club, Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, Chess Club, Chipotle Club, Co-Counseling, Community Connections, Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble, Creative Expression and Creative Writing Clubs, Diversity Awareness Club, Domino Theater Club, Drug & Alcohol Awareness Group, Epolitan Literary Magazine, French and Spanish Clubs, Improv Club, Junto Debate and Mock Trial Clubs, Key Admission Club, Model United Nations Club, Music Appreciation Club, Prism Club, Robotics Club, Scholium Newspaper, Stock Market Club, Tabula Yearbook, Video Club, Vocal Ensemble and Concert Choir, World Affairs Club, Young Democrat and Young Republican Clubs Aikido Club, Bollywood Club, Chess Club, Chipotle Club, Co-Counseling, Improv Club, Prism Club, Robotics Club, Video Club, A Capella Clubs,
Book Discussion Club,
Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra,
Community Connections,
Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble,
Creative Expression and Creative Writing Clubs,
Diversity Awareness Club,
Domino Theater Club,
Drug & Alcohol Awareness Group,
Epolitan Literary Magazine,
French and Spanish Clubs,
Junto Debate and Mock Trial Clubs,
Key Admission Club,
Model United Nations Club,
Music Appreciation Club,
Scholium Newspaper,
Stock Market Club,
Tabula Yearbook,
Vocal Ensemble and Concert Choir,
World Affairs Club,
Young Democrat and Young Republican Clubs,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is TALK Institute and School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Springton Lake Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Springton Lake Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Newtown SquareSprington Lake Montessori School
    Montessori School
    4102 West Chester Pike
    Newtown SquarePA19073
    (610)356-5610
    Montessori School
    0.2 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Newtown SquareGarretts Way
    Daycare / Preschool
    395 Bishop Hollow Rd
    Newtown SquarePA19073
    (610)353-7690
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.6 mi | 52 students | Gr. K                      
  • Newtown SquareTALK Institute and School
    Special Education School
    395 Bishop Hollow Road
    Newtown SquarePA19073
    (610).35-6.5566
    Special Education School
    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Newtown SquareTalk Institute & School
    Special Education School
    395 Bishop Hollow Rd H
    Newtown SquarePA19073
    (610)356-5566
    Special Education School
    0.7 mi | 13 students | Gr. PK                      
  • Newtown SquareStratford Friends School
    Special Education School  (Friends)
    2 Bishop Hollow Road
    Newtown SquarePA19073
    (610)355-9580
    Special Education School  (Friends)
    1.1 mi | 74 students | Gr. K-8                      

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