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Country Day School of the Sacred Heart

Sr. Matthew Anita MacDonald, SSJ, Ph.D., Head of School
Map480 S. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610-527-3915
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

Founded in 1865 by the religious order of the Sacred Heart, Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, Bryn Mawr, is celebrating its sesquicentennial. Deeply rooted traditions and values combined with 21st-century educational tools ensure students' success in an increasingly digital and diversely global world. PreK-12 students receive a values-based college-prep education in a nurturing single-gender environment. The educational goals foster individual growth in four areas: intellectual, social, religious and moral.

High School Specifics

Member of Network of Sacred Heart Schools; exchange program; before- and after-care program staffed by teachers; clubs begin in lower school

HS Short Description

Founded in 1865 by the religious order of the Sacred Heart, Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, Bryn Mawr, is celebrating its sesquicentennial. Deeply rooted traditions and values combined with 21st-century educational tools ensure students' success in an increasingly digital and diversely global world. PreK-12 students receive a values-based college-prep education in a nurturing single-gender environment. The educational goals foster individual growth in four areas: intellectual, social, religious and moral.

Open House Dates

Sat., Oct. 15, 2016 Grade 9 Scholarship/Entrance Exam, 8:45am-12noon Register: www.cdssh.org Upper School Open House, 12:30-3pm Tues., Oct. 25, 2016 All-Grades (K-12), Open House 9-11am Sat., Jan. 28, 2017* All-Grades (K-12), Open House 11am-1pm *Snow date: Feb. 4, 2017 Sat., Apr. 29, 2017 Grade 7 Pre-HSPT Prep Exam 8:45am-12noon Register: www.cdssh.org

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Delaware
Grades of School: 9-12
K-8
Gender: Girls
Enrollment: 300
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Students per teacher: 12-15
Tuition: $12,700-$15,600 (K-8); $15,650-$18,400 (9-12)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: K-12
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 7 AP/13 Honors
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French, K-12; Latin, 9-12; Spanish, 9-12
Extrcurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Instrumental music
Sports
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Technological focus
Unique curriculum
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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