The Episcopal Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
Institute for Independent Education
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1785
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1,250 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Episcopal Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers145 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Number of AP Courses20 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15 / rolling
Admissions DirectorPeter Anderson

Sports

Total Sports Offered20 sports
SportsBallet, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, WrestlingBalletBaseball,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Water PoloWrestling,

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.
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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $7,994 for elementary schools and $16,316 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).