The Philadelphia-Area Private School Guide

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Private School
Location
Type
Sex
Religion
Enrollment (9-12)
Tuition + Fees
SAT: (CR/M/W)
Activities
Varsity Sports Teams
Top 20 Colleges
Abington Friends SchoolJenkintownDCoedQuaker262$28,400(a)15+15+17
Academy of Notre Dame de NamurVillanovaDGirlsCatholic390$19,646530-630/530-640/550-67035+10+12
Academy of the New ChurchBryn AthynD/BCoed (b)New Church204$14,040584/570/56610+10+0
The Agnes Irwin SchoolRosemontDGirlsNone270$29,300580-690/610-700/630-74050+10+19
The Baldwin SchoolBryn MawrDGirlsNone193$28,000600-750/560-720/600-75025+15+18
Bishop Eustace PrepPennsaukenDCoedCatholic749$15,400510-630/510-640/510-62020+25+4
CFS, The School at Church FarmExtonD/BBoysEpiscopal162$17,172470-600/480-700/470-64025+10+5
Christopher Dock Mennonite HSLansdaleDCoedMennonite365$14,585531/560/53125+15+2
The Crefeld SchoolPhiladelphiaDCoedNone85$26,375500-630/440-570/440-57020+5+1
Delaware Co. Christian SchoolNewtown SquareDCoedChristian318$13,904572/598/56715+15+6
Devon PrepDevonDBoysCatholic185$19,800625/634/61525+10+13
Doane AcademyBurlingtonDCoedEpiscopal66$16,600550/490/52010+5+3
The Episcopal AcademyNewtown SquareDCoedEpiscopal500$28,970625/643/64435+30+19
Friends' Central SchoolWynnewoodDCoedQuaker394$27,400669/649/66645+25+18
Friends Select SchoolPhiladelphiaDCoedQuaker170$28,580550-670/520-610/540-66025+10+15
George SchoolNewtownD/BCoedQuaker530$32,860550-690/550-690/550-68030+25+15
Germantown AcademyFort WashingtonDCoedNone503$29,165560-690/570-700/570-69045+25+17
Germantown Friends SchoolPhiladelphiaDCoedQuaker353$28,450600-680/570-680/570-68040+15+17
Girard CollegePhiladelphiaBCoedNone200$0 (c)(d)20+10+5
Gwynedd Mercy Academy HSGwynedd ValleyDGirlsCatholic400$15,480578/563/57945+10+5
The Haverford SchoolHaverfordDBoysNone418$33,500623/638/63725+15+18
The Hill SchoolPottstownD/BCoedNone514$34,100560-680/570-690/570-67040+25+14
Holy Ghost PrepBensalemDBoysCatholic480$16,700605/607/62050+10+14
Jack M. Barrack HebrewBryn MawrDCoedJewish207$26,650560-670/560-690/590-61040+10+13
Kimberton Waldorf SchoolPhoenixvilleDCoedNone80$19,525480-640/500-600/540-6105+10+10
The King's Christian SchoolCherry HillDCoedChristian160$8,715500/515/50020+5+1
Kohelet Yeshiva HSMerion StationDCoedJewish100$21,350(d)20+5+5
La Salle College HSWyndmoorDBoysCatholic1068$18,700578/593/57325+15+17
Malvern PrepMalvernDBoysCatholic475$27,7701806 (e)25+15+13
Merion Mercy AcademyMerion StationDGirlsCatholic485$16,100520-660/510-630/560-66040+15+6
Moorestown Friends SchoolMoorestownDCoedQuaker289$24,600616/611/63930+15+16
Mount Saint Joseph AcademyFlourtownDGirlsCatholic560$16,300632/610/65535+10+12
Nazareth AcademyPhiladelphiaDGirlsCatholic415$11,500(d)30+10+3
The Perkiomen SchoolPennsburgD/BCoedNone175$27,625400-540/575-755/430-59025+15+6
Phila. Montgomery ChristianErdenheimDCoedChristian120$11,965581/539/56315+10+6
Sacred HeartBryn MawrDGirlsCatholic180$16,400600/590/61015+10+3
St. Basil AcademyJenkintownDGirlsCatholic400$11,000576/550/60015+10+4
St. Joseph's PrepPhiladelphiaDBoysCatholic987$19,275621/619/60975+10+14
The Shipley SchoolBryn MawrDCoedNone344$31,375580-680/580-710/590-69020+15+17
Solebury SchoolNew HopeD/BCoedNone235$32,900561/586/56415+10+7
Springside Chestnut HillPhiladelphiaDCoed (f)None443$29,250530-670/520-670/520-66040+20+15
Valley Forge Military AcademyWayneD/BBoysNone250$24,500506/560/4965+10+7
Villa Maria AcademyMalvernDGirlsCatholic425$15,300581/575/60125+10+15
Westtown SchoolWest ChesterD/BCoedQuaker388$30,425560-690/580-680/580-67055+20+12
William Penn CharterPhiladelphiaDCoedQuaker445$28,950560-690/570-700/580-72030+25+16
Wyncote AcademyWyncoteDCoedNone52$25,600560/520/52025+10+1

(a) Does not release average scores or a middle-50 range; at least 75 percent of students score 500 or above on all three sections.
(b) Single-sex schools through 10th grade; some classes remain single-sex.
(c) Admission restricted to children of single-parent households.
(d) Information not available.
(e) Average combined score.
(f) Some classes are single-sex.


All data were the latest publicly available at press time (September 2012). “D” is “day”; “B” is “boarding.” Tuition + Fees may not represent all charges. SAT scores listed are either one-year or multiple-year class averages or a range representing the middle 50 percent of students taking the test, depending on the school’s reporting practice. Counts of activities and varsity sports are approximate, as these can change from year to year; separate boys’ and girls’ teams in the same sport count as two teams. Top 20 Colleges represents the number of schools in the 2012 U.S. News Top 20 National University Rankings to which students were either accepted or matriculated in the past one to five years.

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