Grades: 6-12 | 110 students
ASP is designed to meet the student at his instructional level and to aid in the process in reading, writing and math. We are dedicated to finding an approach that replaces failure with success.
There is strong school spirit at Phelps. Many boys participate in various sports, playing in the Tri County Independent School League.
ESL immerses the students in the English language and the American culture and improves their English proficiency for academic and social successes.
We offer a wide variety of sports for the student athlete: Varsity and JV Soccer, Cross Country, Golf, Varsity and JV Tennis, Varsity and JV basketball, Wrestling, Fitness/Weight Training, Roller Hockey, Lacrosse and baseball.
With small classes it's hard to disappear from the learning process. Instructors help to nurture in the boys a belief in themselves and their abilities.
The Phelps School is a priviate boarding and day school for boys in grades six through 12 and a postgraduate year.
We're a small school--about 110 students--so we can provide each student with a personalized learning experience.
We offer everything from Advanced Placement (AP) courses for gifted students to an Academic Support Program (ASP) for students with learning differences.
What truly differentiates The Phelps School is the dedication we have to each individual boy and helping him to reach his full potential academically, personally and socially.
Our staff and faculty are deeply committed, and involved 24-7 in our students' lives as teachers, coaches, dorm parents and more.
We have competitive athletic teams and all kind of extracurricular activies, all on our 70-acre campus in Malvern, PA.
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|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||110 students|
|Student Body Type||All-boys|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||23 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||7 students|
|Number of AP Courses||14 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AB Calculus (AP), BC Calculus (AP), Biology (AP), Chemistry (AP), English Language and Composition (AP), English Literature and Composition (AP), Environmental Science (AP), Physics (AP), Psychology (AP), Spanish (AP), Statistics (AP), U.S. Government & Politics (AP), U.S. History (AP), World History (AP),|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
(Khaki pants and jacket)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$46,800|
|Tuition Notes||Day Student Tuition is $25,800|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Admissions Director||Ira B. Miles|
|Admissions Associate||Lisa Ballard|
|Total Sports Offered||8 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Golf,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||9 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Film Appreciation, Fitness, Gardening, Music/Drama, National Honors Society, Photography, Rocketry, Studio Arts, Yearbook Fitness, Gardening, Music/Drama, Photography, Rocketry, Studio Arts, Yearbook, Film Appreciation,
National Honors Society,
- The Phelps School, located in Malvern, Pennsylvania, is a private, nonsectarion boarding and day school for boys in grades six through 12 and a postgraduate year. Founded in 1946 by Dr. Norman T. Phelps, it upholds its original credo of "Dedication to the Individual Boy." True to this philosophy, The Phelps School is committed to providing a hightly customized educational experience that empowers each student to reach his fullest potential academically, personally and socially. The school serves a diverse population of aproximately 110 students annually, of which 35 percent are international students and 30 are day students.With approximately 110 students enolled our average class size of seven. The Phelps School offers the ideal setting for boys who thrive in a small, nurturing and structured environment.Learning at the Phelps School is peronalized for each student and ranges from college-level Advanced Placement (AP) courses for academically gifted students to comprehensive Academic Support Program (ASP) for students with learning differences. The Phelps School is non to take the holistic approach to the educational experience, fostering the growth intellectual knowledge, social awareness, work ethic and commitment to service to develop young men of character and integrity.The staff and the faculty at The Phelps School are deeply invested in the wellbeing of each student and his ability to achieve individual success. Our student population is highly diverse, uniting students from different cultures and backgrounds and with varying skill-sets.The small size of The Phelps School provides every student with numerous opportunities to excel and flourish in academics, athletics and leadership. As an all boys school, The Phelps School understands boys and their needs.The Phelps school transforms lives by empowering students to reach their highest potential. We prepare students for college and for life.
Profile last updated: 06/03/2015
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