Founded in 1837 and located just 30 minutes outside of Philadelphia, Doane Academy, an independent day school for children ages 3 through 12th grade provides an innovative, rigorous, and supportive academic program while also holding a deep commitment to developing strong leadership skills, character, and integrity within each student so that they may define and cultivate the best version of themselves. Doane Academy develops confident, ethical leaders prepared to improve the world.
Our Core Values
Academic Excellence: Doane Academy encourages development of the highest standards of knowledge, inquiry, creative expression and academic success.
Character: Doane Academy inspires integrity and responsibility for improving the lives of others.
Diversity: A diverse community sharing different ideas, beliefs and cultures, strengthens Doane Academy.
Faith: Doane Academy is a multi-faith community inspired by the Episcopal values of love and service, providing members the opportunity to reflect on their relationship with God.
Fellowship: Doane Academy is a family. Every member of the community is nurtured and supported with love, compassion, and respect.
Leadership: Doane Academy believes that good leaders are those who inspire and work with others in achieving extraordinary goals.
Social Responsibility: Doane Academy encourages members of our community to behave ethically and with sensitivity toward social, cultural, economic and environmental issues.
Doane Academy, an independent day school, age 3 through 12th grade, provides an exceptional college preparatory program while cultivating character development and nurturing the emotional maturity essential in preparing students for life.
We develop intelligent, capable individuals within a community where all are known, loved, and strongly encouraged to discover their unique potential.
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