Malvern Preparatory School

  • Malvern Preparatory School is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school for boys in grades 6-12.
  • Based in Malvern, Pa., the school provides instruction in a wide range of subjects, including theology, social studies, English, health education, music and arts, computer science, physical education, and mathematics.
  • It also provides various resources through vocational and career counseling, college placement, testing and referral services, and personal and group counseling.
  • Malvern Preparatory School enrolls more than 600 students in several courses of study. The school provides various services and facilities for students, including tuition, scholarships, and financial assistance, christian service trips, a library, campus store, and athletic events.
  • Its range of activities and programs include student council, student involvement program, and National Honor Society. The school employs more than 100 classroom teachers.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1842
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students634 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Malvern Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
77%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • An Augustinian School,Catholic and Independent,Living the Augustinian spirit ofVeritas, Unitas and Caritas.
  • Veritas - Truth
  • Malvern is dedicated to the pursuit of Truth through academic excellence and the growth of each of its students, so that he is prepared fully for college and for a life of integrity and courageous leadership.
  • Unitas - Unity
  • Seeking oneness of mind and heart in the journey toward God, Malvern strives to build a diverse community in which a caring faculty works with parents and students to instill in everyone a personal responsibility for the common good.
  • Caritas - Love
  • Inspired by Christ, the Malvern Tradition invites each individual to grow and give in a family distinguished by respect, challenge, service and exceptional love.
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  • Devon
    Devon Preparatory School
    Devon Preparatory School Photo - Each year members of Devon Prep's Christian Action Program (CAP) collects and delivers thousands of food items to an inner city community center for Thanksgiving.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 294 students
    5.2 miles
    363 N. Valley Forge Road
    Devon, PA 19333
    (610) 688-7337
    5.2 6-12
    294
  • Bryn Mawr
    Grades: PK-12
    10.5 miles
    814 Yarrow Street
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610) 525-4300
    10.5 PK-12
    n/a
  • Glenside
    La Salle College High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1108 students
    17.7 miles
    8605 Cheltenham Avenue
    Glenside, PA 19038
    (215) 233-2911
    17.7 9-12
    1108
  • Haverford
    Grades: PK-12 | 977 students
    11 miles
    450 Lancaster Ave.
    Haverford, PA 19041
    (610) 642-3020
    11 PK-12
    977
  • Malvern
    Grades: 6-12 | 110 students
    1.8 miles
    583 Sugartown Road
    Malvern, PA 19355
    (610) 644-1754
    1.8 6-12
    110

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