Top 10 Best Chester County Private High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 26 private high schools serving 6,437 students in Chester County, PA.
The top ranked private high schools in Chester County, PA include Westtown School, Villa Maria Academy High School and Malvern Preparatory School.
The average tuition cost is $30,071, which is higher than the Pennsylvania private high school average tuition cost of $16,518.
50% of private high schools in Chester County, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Chester County Private High Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Delaware Valley Friends School
Delaware Valley Friends School Photo - Delaware Valley Friends School is a national leader in the field of educating students (grades 1-12) with dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive function disorders, ADHD, and other learning differences located in the Philadelphia area.
Special Education School (Friends)
(10)
19 E Central Ave
Paoli, PA 19301
(610) 640-4150
Grades: 1-12
| 207 students
Kimberton Waldorf School
Kimberton Waldorf School Photo
(5)
410 W Seven Stars Rd
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(610) 933-3635
Grades: PK-12
| 240 students
The Phelps School
The Phelps School Photo
All-boys
(9)
583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 644-1754
Grades: 6-12
| 110 students
Westtown School
Westtown School Photo - The Westtown School campus includes 600 acres of land, a 14-acre lake with a beach and boathouse, and an arboretum and natural forest.
(Friends)
(10)
975 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-7900
Grades: PK-12
| 696 students
Fusion Academy Malvern
Fusion Academy Malvern Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
700 Steel Lane, Suite 200
Malvern, PA 19355
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Bishop Shanahan High School
(Catholic)
220 Woodbine Rd
Downingtown, PA 19335
(610) 518-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 876 students
The Church Farm School
The Church Farm School Photo - Church Farm School recently underwent a $15M campus modernization project, creating new student learning spaces, a Center for the Arts and a more accessible campus.
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
1001 E Lincoln Hwy
Exton, PA 19341
(610) 363-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 127 students
The Concept School
The Concept School Photo - The Concept School`s motto, "Where Unique Minds Learn in Unique Ways" really describes what happens inside of our small, nurturing community. We value individual differences and allow students to build self-confidence while they work to earn their Pennsylvania Department of Education approved diploma.
Alternative School
1120 E. Street Rd, P.O. Box 54
Westtown, PA 19395
(610) 399-1135
Grades: 6-12
| 34 students
Devereux Brandywine
All-boys | Special Education School
160 Devereux Road
Glenmoore, PA 19343
(484) 228-4750
Grades: 1-12
| 97 students
Devereux Mapleton Day and Residential School
Special Education School
655 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355
(484) 595-6781
Grades: 1-12
| 52 students
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 (Catholic)
(3)
363 N. Valley Forge Road
Devon, PA 19333
(610) 688-7337
Grades: 6-12
| 336 students
Malvern Preparatory School
Malvern Preparatory School Photo
All-boys (Catholic)
418 S. Warren Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355
(484) 595-1100
Grades: 6-12
| 652 students
2875 Manor Rd
Coatesville, PA 19320
(610) 384-5961
Grades: PK-9
| 1,259 students
Upland Country Day School
Upland Country Day School Photo - Upland began the first international exchange program at the middle school level in the country. Each year, two or more students from Turku, Finland spend their ninth grade year at Upland and Upland 8th and 9th graders travel to Finland and Germany or England to play hockey or lacrosse, experience the culture and take part in a tradition that dates back more than 35 years.
(7)
420 W Street Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348
(610) 444-3035
Grades: NS-9
| 185 students
Vanguard School
Vanguard School Photo - The Vanguard School, Malvern, PA
Special Education School
1777 N. Valley Road
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 296-6700
Grades: PK-12
| 265 students
Villa Maria Academy High School
Villa Maria Academy High School Photo - Villa students welcome their new freshman "sisters" on the first day of school.
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
370 Central Ave
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 644-2551
Grades: 9-12
| 418 students
Bethany Christian School
Bethany Christian School Photo - Making Snow Angels...outdoor play is an important part of our program.
(Presbyterian)
(2)
1137 Shadyside Road
Oxford, PA 19363
(610) 998-0877
Grades: NS-12
| 185 students
The Camphill School
The Camphill School Photo - Small class sizes optimize individual attention
Special Education School
(1)
1784 Fairview Road
Glenmoore, PA 19343
(610) 469-9236
Grades: NS-12
| 134 students
Devereux Mapleton School
Special Education School
655 Sugartown Rd
Malvern, PA 19355
(484) 595-6773
Grades: 3-12
| 66 students
Honey Brook Christian Academy
(Christian)
210 Cupola Road
Honey Brook, PA 19344
(610) 466-5396
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
4702 Lincoln Hwy
Parkesburg, PA 19365
(484) 288-9943
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
Valley Christian School
(Baptist)
200 Airport Rd
Coatesville, PA 19320
(610) 380-1650
Grades: PK-12
| 43 students
West Chester Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
1237 Paoli Pike
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 692-3700
Grades: K-12
| 147 students
West-mont Christian Academy
West-mont Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(6)
873 South Hanover Street
Pottstown, PA 19465
(610) 326-7690
Grades: PK-12
| 173 students
White Clay Learning Center
Alternative School
(1)
250 New Garden rd
Toughkenamon, PA 19374
(610) 274-8031
Grades: K-12
| 25 students
Ysc Academy
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis
983 Old Eagle School Rd
Wayne, PA 19087
(484) 580-6715
Grades: 6-12
| 68 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Chester County, Pennsylvania

Chester County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15 Griest Road
Nottingham, PA 19362
(828) 254-6345
Grades: 1-9
| 40 students
272 Ashville Rd
Oxford, PA 19363
(717) 548-8948
Grades: 1-8
| 26 students
100 Zook Farm Dr
Coatesville, PA 19320
Grades: 1-8
| 31 students
315 Technology Dr
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 647-5177
Grades: PK-K
| 43 students
325 N 5 Points Rd
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-5984
Grades: PK-K
| 4 students
601 Beaver Dam Rd
Honey Brook, PA 19344
(610) 273-7817
Grades: 1-8
| 30 students
205 Church Road
Oxford, PA 19363
(610) 932-3633
Grades: K-8
| 133 students
601 First Ave
Berwyn, PA 19312
(610) 644-8848
Grades: K-8
| 170 students
826 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 431-4465
Grades: 3-7
| 5 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private high schools in Chester County, PA?
The top ranked private high schools in Chester County, PA include Westtown School, Villa Maria Academy High School and Malvern Preparatory School.
How many private high schools are located in Chester County, PA?
26 private high schools are located in Chester County, PA.
How much do private high schools cost in Chester County, PA?
The average tuition cost is $30,071, which is higher than the Pennsylvania private school average tuition cost of $16,518.
How diverse are private high schools in Chester County, PA?
Chester County, PA private high schools are approximately 18% minority students, which is lower than the Pennsylvania private school average of 25%.
What percentage of private high schools are religiously affiliated in Chester County, PA?
50% of private high schools in Chester County, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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