The Concept School

1120 E. Street Rd
Westtown, PA 19395-0193
Tel: (610)399-1135
Grades: 6-12 | 28 students
The Concept School is a small, independent, college-preparatory school with an educational program for promising students attending grades 4-12.
Our supportive, caring, and dedicated staff provides a structured environment and state accredited curriculum to prepare children for post-secondary programs.
Students of average to above average ability participate in small classes with a teacher-student ratio of one to eight.
We educate each student according to their identified strengths and interests.
The Concept School provides small classes and the support of a close knit community to: guide students in the development of their unique abilities and talents, encourage students to work independently with a personal commitment to academic achievement, offer students the opportunities for the exploration of new ideas and approaches to accomplish their goals.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported multiple
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $26,050
Tuition Notes Registration and Materials fees included in above figure
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director William Bennett
Admissions Associate Magi Koch

School Notes

  • Middle school students in grades 6-8 follow the curriculum guidelines for the state of Pennsylvania, but are also enriched with study skills, organization, written expression and an emphasis on reading comprehension for each subject studied. The skills taught in middle school continue through secondary classes with an emphasis on critical thinking, understanding themselves as learners while using technology as a tool throughout classes,

Profile last updated: 04/29/2016

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