Wyncote Academy

7920 Washington Lane
Wyncote, PA 19095-0190
     Tel: (215)885-2000
        
   
Grades: 6 - 12 | 79 students
Wyncote Academy is a non-profit, non-sectarian private high school located on a five-acre suburban campus in Eastern Montgomery County, PA.
We seek to provide an educational and developmental environment which fosters discovery, achievement, responsibility and self-esteem in all students.
We are a place where students are encouraged to grow at a pace in keeping with their cognitive development, academic history and personal learning style.
Our purpose is not to make students learn, but to inspire them to learn according to their unique abilities.
Wyncote Academy students are part of an experiential community, dedicated to mutual academic and social growth.
It is this unique approach to learning that has earned us the distinction of being one of the best private schools in Philadelphia.
Learning in our school community comes about through the close relationship between students and staff.
Teachers are friends and helpers, as well as givers of facts.
Sometimes, students may need an extra boost to do their best.
We provide that encouragement and support through realistic homework expectations, after-school study time, multiple methods of evaluation, weekly reports and parent conferences.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Delaware Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Disabilities, Anxiety Disorders, High Functioning Aspberger
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 79 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Wyncote Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 8 students
Average SAT score 1800
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $26,500
Tuition Notes Financial aid and merit based scholarships are available.
% on Financial Aid 90%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,000
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Diane Vernon

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, SoccerBaseballBasketball,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Outdoor Education Program, Visual Arts Program - Ceramics, Mosaics, and Tilemaking Outdoor Education Program,
Visual Arts Program - Ceramics, Mosaics, and Tilemaking,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Mcdevitt High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beth Sholom Goldman Preschool (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Beth Sholom Goldman Preschool (0.9 miles away)
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  • Elkins ParkBeth Sholom Goldman Preschool
    Montessori School  (Jewish)
    8231 Old York Rd
    Elkins ParkPA 19027
    (215)887-1342
    Montessori School  (Jewish)
    0.9 mi | 61 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • WyncoteBethel Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    2901 W Cheltenham Ave
    WyncotePA 19095
    (215)517-8032
      (Christian)
    1 mi | 11 students | Gr. KG-1                      
  • Elkins ParkAdath Jeshurn Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    7763 Old York Road
    Elkins ParkPA 19027
    (215)635-3490
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    1 mi | 108 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • WyncoteBishop Mcdevitt High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    125 Royal Ave
    WyncotePA 19095
    (215)887-5575
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 668 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Melrose ParkPerelman Jewish Day School-Forman Center
      (Jewish)
    7601 Old York Rd
    Melrose ParkPA 19027
    (215)635-3130
      (Jewish)
    1 mi | 135 students | Gr. K-5                      

School Reviews

4 months ago
This is one of the most amazing schools I have ever gone to. It has completely changed me. I have always loved school but I hated the bullying that constantly happened. This school will really help you become a better person. I am currently a senior and have been too 4 schools my entire high school year and this is the best one by far. I have nothing but good things to say about this school.
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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, PA is $12,441 for elementary schools and $23,119 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, PA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
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