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Haverford School, The

Dr. John Nagl, Headmaster
Map450 Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA 19041
  • Independent School


The Haverford School is a nonsectarian college preparatory day school for boys pre-kindergarten through grade 12. We are committed to developing the full intellectual, artistic, athletic, and moral potential in each boy, and we aim to graduate young men with strong character who possess a passion for learning and the necessary problem-solving skills to make a difference in the world.

High School Specifics

World-ranked robotics program, Columbia Scholastic Press Association medal-winning literary magazine and student newspaper, top athletic record of any Inter-Academic League School Highlights of student college acceptances for 2018: University of Pennsylvania, Franklin & Marshall College, Wake Forest University, University of Virginia, Stanford University, University of Chicago, Dartmouth University, Dickinson College, Princeton University

HS Short Description

Boys' school with strong academic, arts, & extra-curricular programs fostering leadership; 16 varsity teams; outstanding college counseling; excellent character & decision education.

Open House Dates

Middle/Upper School: October 17, 8:30 am Lower School: October 23, 9 am Look & Learns Oct 3 – Kindergarten Oct 10 - Pre-K Nov. 7 & 14, Dec 5 - Pre–K – Grade 5 Middle School Oct 4, Nov 8, Dec 6

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Montgomery
Grades of School: *PreK
Gender: Boys
Enrollment: 977 (Lower - 300, Middle - 236, Upper - 441)
Students per teacher: 8:1
Tuition: $23,000-$38,800
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Our network infrastructure provides high-performance connectivity throughout campus buildings and support for a 1:1 deployment of wireless devices, mobile devices, Apple TVs, email and file sharing, and video streaming. All classrooms include interactive whiteboards/projectors and full access to high-speed, wireless Internet. We support 1,100+ school-owned computers in a multi-platform environment, a bring-your-own device-program in the Upper School, 1:1 Chromebook/laptop carts in Middle and Lower Schools, and approximately 150 iPads.
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: AP courses replaced in 2005 with school's own advanced courses
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): EBRW (Verbal): 680 Math: 660 Combined: 1340
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese-9; Latin-6; Spanish-6
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Honor society
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Campus features
Community service
Student leadership
Technological focus
Unique curriculum
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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