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Haverford School, The

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


Extraordinary educators prepare boys to be future-ready in a supportive learning environment designed to bring out the best in each student. Haverford strives to develop a well-balanced boy who is a high academic performer, socially and emotionally aware, and a good citizen of the School and community.

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 College Acceptances: Bates College, Columbia University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Stanford University, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Yale 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 — Oct. 18, 2016 Lower School — Oct. 26, 2016 All School — Nov. 10, 2016 Look & Learn — Kindergarten: Oct. 5, 2016 Lower School: Nov. 9 & 30, Dec. 7, 2016 Middle School: Nov. 16, 2016

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Montgomery
Grades of School: *PreK
Gender: Boys
Enrollment: 977 (552 - Lower, 425 - Upper)
Students per teacher: 8:1
Tuition: $22,300-$37,500
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Classrooms include whiteboards, sound systems, projectors. 1,000+ school-owned computers; BYOD for Upper School; 1:1 access to multiple iPad/Chromebook/laptop carts school-wide.
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): 632/650/633
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese-9; Latin-6; Spanish-6
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Community service
Additional extrcurriculars: 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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