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 Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||multiple|
|Total Students||32 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||12 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||3:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||6 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$28,000|
|Tuition Notes||Registration and Materials fees included in above figure|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||William Bennett|
- 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.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- PaoliGrades: 3-12 | 188 students
19 E Central Ave
Paoli, PA 19301
- West ChesterGrades: PK-12 | 632 students
975 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19382
- PhoenixvilleGrades: NS-12 | 360 students
410 W Seven Stars Rd
Phoenixville, PA 19460
- MalvernGrades: 9-12 | 426 students
370 Central Ave
Malvern, PA 19355
- ExtonGrades: 7-12 | 194 students
1001 E Lincoln Hwy
Exton, PA 19341