The Church Farm School

Church Farm School is a private boarding and day school for boys in grades 9-12 in the Episcopal tradition located on 150 beautiful acres in Exton, PA. Since 1918, CFS has been offering its exemplary college preparatory education at a sensible cost to families who want their sons to become well-rounded, civic-minded young men within a small, supportive community.
All graduates matriculate to leading colleges and universities, including Brown, Yale, Williams, Lehigh and Johns Hopkins.
Come see why Architectural Digest named CFS "The Most Beautiful Private High School in Pennsylvania" in 2018 by scheduling a visit today at www.gocfs.net!.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 180 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $48,000
  • Acceptance rate: 20%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
180 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
The Church Farm School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
11 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, French, Literature, Spanish, US History
Average SAT score
1200
Average ACT score
22
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(collared shirt, slacks/khakis, non athletic shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$25,000/day $48,000/boarding
% on Financial Aid
90%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$30,000
Acceptance Rate
20%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lisa Reynolds Smoots
Admissions Associate
Marvin Garcia
Endowment Size
$140 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Bible Club, DECA Club, Film Enthusiasts Club, Greenhouse Club, GSDA Club, Honor Council, Interact Club, Investment Club, Japanese Culture Club, Multicultural Club, Relay for Life Club, Robotics Club, STEAM Club, Step Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band and Guitar Club, CFS Choir and CFS Singers, Theatre Club

School Notes

  • Every boy at Church Farm School is chosen for his potential to grow as an impactful leader. Our community is very diverse, with students coming from across the country and around the world. Students gain the type of cultural competence needed to be successful adults; our young men bring the world to Church Farm School.
  • Central to Church Farm School is the boarding experience. Our residential character extends far beyond our 10 cottages and 150-acre campus. It influences every aspect of life here, fostering common experiences in our dorms, on our athletic fields and in our chapel services. Our teachers reside with their families on or near campus, and participate fully in the life of the school-and the lives of our boys.
  • The school`s 75 exceptional faculty and staff members guide 180 students through a rigorous curriculum that fosters outstanding academic development, with a strong focus on STEM and ethical leadership. Students also experience a full program of athletic, artistic and spiritual activities that create a caring, close community. Our class size averages 10 students, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 5-1.
  • Church Farm School students are going on to do great things with their lives-100% of our graduates are accepted into leading four-year colleges and universities. We hope you will take a closer look at Church Farm School.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 180 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $48,000
  • Acceptance rate: 20%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Chester County, PA is $20,010 for elementary schools and $31,843 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chester County, PA is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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