Montgomery School

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5th Graders work with a team of scientists from the Ruth Patrick Center for Environmental Research (a program at the Academy of Natural Sciences) to conduct an in-depth study of Pickering Creek, which runs through Montgomery School's 60-acre campus.
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5th Graders work with a team of scientists from the Ruth Patrick Center for Environmental Research (a program at the Academy of Natural Sciences) to conduct an in-depth study of Pickering Creek, which runs through Montgomery School's 60-acre campus.
  • Montgomery School is an independent, co-educational day school serving prekindergarten through grade eight in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania.
  • The School is dedicated to the development of each child in mind and body through academics, fine and performing arts, and athletics in an enriching cultural and physical environment.
  • The School is equally committed to the development of each child's character, with an emphasis on integrity, respect, responsibility, and service to others.

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 Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 240 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Montgomery School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size 14 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes Financial Aid is available
Admissions Director Deb Goggins
Admissions Associate Deb Goggins

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,

School Notes

  • Since 1915, it has been Montgomery School's mission to provide each student with an extraordinary education in mind, body, and character. Montgomery School combines a well-rounded, forward-thinking education with traditional values so graduates are not just academically curious and engaged; they also are confident and compassionate individuals who are excited about making a difference in the 21st century global community. Students thrive with individual attention from exceptional, caring teachers. From family-style lunches, where students eat with faculty and staff, to nonsectarian chapels, where the entire School gathers as a community, students feel safe and accepted as they develop the confidence they need for lifelong independence.
  • Montgomery School is a PreK-8 school. The PreK–8 environment is one in which students learn life lessons—physically, intellectually, and socially—at an age-appropriate pace, which is particularly important for pre-adolescents. The PreK–8 setting gives this age group the crucial opportunity to develop their own lifelong identities in a challenging and nurturing environment. By the time students approach their last year on campus, they are confident, articulate, capable leaders who are eager to take the next step in their academic journey. Faculty works extensively with students and parents throughout that final year so each student can gain admission to the secondary school that best matches his or her talents and needs. Montgomery School graduates routinely attend top secondary schools and colleges.
  • Visit the campus to see the Montgomery School difference. The classrooms overflow with energy and enthusiasm. The buildings are filled with sunlight. The 60-acre campus, with its fields, streams, nature trails and pond, offers outdoor educational opportunities across all areas of the curriculum. All across the campus—and beyond— students are actively engaged in learning that encourages lifelong curiosity and reflection. Families are an integral part of the close-knit School community. Parents and faculty support one another in an atmosphere of mutual respect to give every student the best possible learning experience. When you enroll your child at Montgomery School, you join a strong community that embraces the same educational values that you do.

Profile last updated: 05/20/2016

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The average private school tuition in Chester County, PA is $6,857 for elementary schools and $31,896 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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