Phebe Anna Thorne School

Tel: (610)526-7913
Grades: NS-K | 28 students
The Thorne preschool at Bryn Mawr College is a play-based program where children grow and learn through active exploration, problem solving, and socialization.
Experienced teachers and interested undergraduates facilitate the children's classroom experiences.
The Thorne kindergarten (located on the campus of Haverford College) balances children's choices of activities with developmentally appropriate, teacher-directed, instructional time.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based support for children with speech and language delays (not disorders)
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 28 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Phebe Anna Thorne School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,650
Tuition Notes This is the tuition for five mornings of preschool. Five full days (until 3:30) would be $14,800. Kindergarten tuition is $12,400.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Marilyn Henkelman/ preschool
Admissions Associate Shivanee Raj / kindergarten

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Shipley School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Shipley School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is KinderCare at Harcum College (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bryn Mawr
    KinderCare at Harcum College
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.4 miles
    750 Montgomery Ave.
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
  • Bryn Mawr
    Grades: PK-12 | 840 students
    0.4 miles
    814 Yarrow Street
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
  • Rosemont
    Grades: NS-8
    0.5 miles
    1344 Montgomery Avenue
    Rosemont, PA 19010
  • Bryn Mawr
    Grades: PK-12 | 560 students
    0.5 miles
    701 Montgomery Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
  • Bryn Mawr
    Grades: K-8 | 146 students
    0.8 miles
    575 W Lancaster Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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