The Swain School

Tel: (610)433-4542
Grades: K-8 | 276 students
The Swain School is an independent, coed day school located on 20 acres in Salisbury Township in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania.
We offer a progressive curriculum with academic rigor to 315 students in Preschool through 8th grade; they come from 22 area school districts.
Features include a thorough program of arts (visual, music, and drama), state-of-the art science and technology, languages, a thoughtfully-designed character education program, numerous off-campus experiences, and a full selection of athletics and after-school activities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1929

Student Body

Total Students 276 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
37%
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Rates vary by grade level; available at www.swain.org/tuition
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions Director Leah Papp
Admissions Associate Karen Fabiano

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Archery, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, SoccerArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After-school recreational athletic programs, Dramatic plays, Musical, Choral ensembles, Instrumental ensembles and band After-school recreational athletic programs,
Dramatic plays, Musical, Choral ensembles, Instrumental ensembles and band,
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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $7,317 for elementary schools and $13,346 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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