The Episcopal Academy, founded in 1785, is a private, co-educational school for grades Pre-K through 12.
Situated on a new 123-acre campus in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, Episcopal Academy has been consistently ranked as a top school in the nation by various media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal.
While religious services are rooted in teachings from the Episcopal faith, our community welcomes families of all faiths. Our Chapel program centers around the liturgy, a word that means, "work of the people." This work brings together students, faculty, staff, and parents to reflect, ask hard questions, and celebrate the divine in one another.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,250 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / rolling

Top Rankings

The Episcopal Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1785
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,250 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
The Episcopal Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
145 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Number of AP Courses
20 courses

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 15 / rolling
Admissions Director
Peter Anderson

Sports

School Notes

  • Episcopal's 1,200 students-from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade-learn in an atmosphere that is both challenging and supportive, buoyed by a strong community of students, caring teachers and coaches, and unparalleled classroom and campus resources. Episcopal's teachers seek to inspire students to delve into our dynamic curriculum and to emerge as lifelong learners motivated to pursue their passion and to contribute as members of our global community. Episcopal's excellence in academics is matched by our success in athletics, our vibrant arts programs, and a wide range of engaging extracurricular programs that can match any student's interests and talents.
Profile last updated: 08/17/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,250 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / rolling

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