The Concept School

  • The Concept School is a small, independent, college-preparatory school with an educational program for promising students attending grades 6-12.
  • Our supportive, caring, and dedicated staff provides a structured environment and state accredited curriculum to prepare children for post-secondary programs.
  • Students of average to above average ability participate in small classes with a teacher-student ratio of one to four.
  • We educate each student according to their identified strengths and interests.
  • The Concept School provides small classes and the support of a close knit community to: guide students in the development of their unique abilities and talents, encourage students to work independently with a personal commitment to academic achievement, offer students the opportunities for the exploration of new ideas and approaches to accomplish their goals.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmultiple
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students32 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeThe Concept School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$28,000
Tuition NotesRegistration and Materials fees included in above figure
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorWilliam Bennett

School Notes

  • Middle school students in grades 6-8 follow the curriculum guidelines for the state of Pennsylvania, but are also enriched with study skills, organization, written expression and an emphasis on reading comprehension for each subject studied. The skills taught in middle school continue through secondary classes with an emphasis on critical thinking, understanding themselves as learners while using technology as a tool throughout classes.
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paoli
     Delaware Valley Friends School
    Special Education School (Friends)
    Grades: 3-12 | 188 students
    20.1 miles
    19 E Central Ave
    Paoli, PA 19301
    (610)640-4150
    20.13-12
    188
  • West Chester
    Grades: PK-12 | 632 students
    13.8 miles
    975 Westtown Road
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (610)399-7900
    13.8PK-12
    632
  • Phoenixville
    Grades: NS-12 | 360 students
    22.9 miles
    410 W Seven Stars Rd
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (610)933-3635
    22.9NS-12
    360
  • Malvern
    Villa Maria Academy High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 426 students
    19 miles
    370 Central Ave
    Malvern, PA 19355
    (610)644-2551
    199-12
    426
  • Exton
    The Church Farm School
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    Grades: 7-12 | 194 students
    15 miles
    1001 E Lincoln Hwy
    Exton, PA 19341
    (610)363-7500
    157-12
    194

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
January 18, 2018
Depending on their family circumstances, our Presidents received a wide range of primary and secondary schooling.
January 18, 2018
A fascinating look at where our first Presidents went to school.
January 18, 2018
From time to time we all wonder how things might have turned out if circumstances and situations had been different. We apply that questioning to private schools.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Chester County, PA is $7,348 for elementary schools and $29,838 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chester County, PA is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).