Education Guide

Choose location, grades served or other criteria to compare a selected list of over 300 local independent, Charter, Catholic, and Christian Schools. Select a school from the list below for a complete profile of the school including enrollment, programs offered and other details.  Featured schools include photos, expanded profiles and videos.   Or download our digital edition of our Guide To Schools  in the Delaware Valley to browse through featured schools.

← Return to search

Education Guide

Friends' Central School

Craig Sellers, Head of School
Map228 Old Gulph Rd. (Lower)
1101 City Ave. (Middle & Upper)

Wynnewood, PA 19096
610-649-7440 (Middle & Upper), 610-642-7575 (Lower)
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

A Quaker school educating for excellence, inspiring tomorrow's leaders and nurturing the promise of each student. Nursery school program available.

High School Specifics

2 members of the Class of 2016 were named National Merit Scholars 57 students received 118 scholarship offers from 77 colleges 9 students received full tuition scholarship offers More than $6.5 mil of scholarship money offered 15 students admitted to honors programs 42 students were admitted to their first choice school

HS Short Description

Quaker school for excellence emphasizes advanced levels of critical and conceptual thinking. New digital medial lab; academic-based travel opportunities; community service.

Open House Dates

Wed., March 1, 2017 Tues., April 18, 2017 Thurs., April 20, 2017 *Walk-in Wednesdays

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Montgomery
Grades of School: *PreK
9-12
K-8
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 790
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Students per teacher: 14
Tuition: $18,000-$34,500
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 iPad program for all students K-12; iPad/Tech also offered for Nursery and Pre-K. Tech Instruction and Digital Citizenship offered in grades 5, 7, 9
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 29
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 625/630/630
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-7; Latin-7; Spanish-PS; Prima Lingua-6
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Honor society
Instrumental music
Robotics/technology
Sports
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Community service
Student leadership
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Open Houses Calendar

  • Woodlynde School Open House

    2016.11.08

    The Woodlynde School  is the region's oldest and most successful college prep school, Grades K-12, for intelligent, talented students...


Show More...
Edit ModuleShow Tags
{/if}