Media-providence Friends School

  • Media-Providence Friends School is a Quaker day school for boys and girls in grades Pre-K through eighth, located in Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
  • We provide a solid foundation for life, and focus upon the unique qualities of our children in an academic community.
  • At MPFS we stress academic skill building and Quaker values.
  • Our students are well prepared for their next eductional journey whereever they may choose to go.
  • We create classrooms with a diverse student population, and staff it with teachers committed to affirming the unique strengths of each child.
  • Here, our students develop intellectually, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. We teach responsibility based on the Quaker values of harmony and simplicity, and inextricably link the importance of the individual with the value of community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Independent Private Schools Association
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
National Middle School Association
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1876
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Notes1 week $350 to 9 weeks $2550

Student Body

Total Students131 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Media-providence Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
69%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes Preschool part time $10050 to 8th Grade $22100
% on Financial Aid
49%
Admissions DirectorFrancy Strathmann

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Cross Fit, SoccerBasketballCross Country,
Cross FitSoccer,
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