Phebe Anna Thorne School

1029 Wyndon Avenue,
Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010
     Tel: (610)526-7913
Grades: NS - K | 43 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 43 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
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 5%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Marilyn Henkelman/ preschool
Admissions Associate Shivanee Raj / kindergarten

Nearby 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 The Shipley School (0.4 miles away)
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  • Bryn MawrThe Shipley School
    814 Yarrow Street
    Bryn MawrPA19010
    (610)525-4300
    0.4 mi | 840 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Bryn MawrKinderCare at Harcum College
    Daycare / Preschool
    750 Montgomery Avenue
    Bryn MawrPA19010
    (610)526-9244
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Bryn MawrThe Baldwin School
    All-girls  (Non-sectarian)
    701 Montgomery Avenue
    Bryn MawrPA19010
    (610)525-2700
    All-girls  (Non-sectarian)
    0.5 mi | 560 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • RosemontHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Rosemont School of the Holy Child
      (Roman Catholic)
    1344 Montgomery Avenue
    RosemontPA19010
    (610)922-1010
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Bryn MawrJack M Barrack Hebrew Academy
      (Jewish)
    272 S Bryn Mawr Ave
    Bryn MawrPA19010
    (610)922-2350
      (Jewish)
    0.9 mi | 258 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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