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Country Day School of the Sacred Heart

Sr. Matthew Anita MacDonald, SSJ, Ph.D., Head of School

  • Independent School

Essential Information

480 S. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010


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: religious, intellectual, social and moral.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.cdssh.org

Select State: PA

County: Delaware

Grades of School:

Gender: Girls

Enrollment: 300

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Students per teacher: 7:1

Tuition: $9,800-$17,900

Financial aid offered?: yes

Technology programs, what grade offered?: PreK-12

College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 7 AP/13 Honors

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French, PreK-12; Latin, 9-12; Spanish, 9-12

Extracurriculars offered:
Academic/literary clubs
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music

School climate (what are you known for?):
Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Technological focus
Unique curriculum

Some special needs accommodated>: yes

Summer program?: yes

updated_2015: yes

HS Short Description: Celebrating its sesquicentennial, girls’ school provides a values-based college prep education that combines deeply rooted traditions & values with 21st-century educational tools.

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