The Agnes Irwin School

The Agnes Irwin School is a nationally recognized all-girls' independent college preparatory school for PreK-grade 12 that offers a rigorous academic program, coupled with competitive sports and diverse visual and performing arts.
Agnes Irwin combines current educational thinking and practices with the traditional values of a liberal arts education.
Our mission is to empower girls to learn, to lead, and to live a legacy.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1869

Student Body

Total Students 650 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Agnes Irwin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 12 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $25,000
Tuition Notes Tuitions vary by grade/division, starting at $22,700 for PK and ending with Upper School at $35,500. No additional required fees.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director A. Randol
Admissions Associate Claire Lewis


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingField Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Our Center for the Advancement of Girls (C.A.G.) focuses - through research, innovative programming and community engagement - on fostering the development of healthy, influential and fulfilling lives for the next generation of women. The Center`s work encompasses Agnes Irwin's vision for the education of girls in the 21st century - emphasizing four domains of girls` lives that are important to their healthy development: leadership identity, global citizenship, wellness, and 21st century skills such as critical thinking, collaboration and problem solving.
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