Phebe Anna Thorne School

The Thorne preschool at Bryn Mawr College is a play-based program where children grow and learn through active exploration, problem solving, and socialization.
Experienced teachers and interested undergraduates facilitate the children's classroom experiences.
The Thorne kindergarten (located on the campus of Haverford College) balances children's choices of activities with developmentally appropriate, teacher-directed, instructional time.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based support for children with speech and language delays (not disorders)
Year Founded1952
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students43 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Phebe Anna Thorne School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
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The average acceptance rate in Bryn Mawr, PA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).