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The school is licensed K-6 and class sizes are small in order to facilitate the highest excellence in teaching and learning.
Smaller classes also create an atmosphere of acceptance where diversity is celebrated and conflicts are handled in a way that helps students to learn empathy, conscientious decision-making, and proactive problem solving.
Each child at WBS is considered "gifted" and learns at his or her own level.
This approach to education enables teachers to capitalize on the students' strengths and to seek out styles of learning that will encourage a student to excel.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 36 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,800
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: May. 15 / Jun. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded
1971

Student Body

Total Students
36 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
West Branch School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
May. 15 / Jun. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

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This is such a wonderful school, and although I wasn't fortunate enough to attend here, it's been a huge part of my life! This school is literally the reason I moved back and live here, because it's the highest quality and least expensive I could hope to find! I mean telling my daughter lily she will miss school is a threat, she loves it so much!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 36 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,800
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: May. 15 / Jun. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $10,516 for elementary schools and $16,376 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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