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Phelps School, The

Daniel E. Knopp, Head of School
Map583 Sugartown Rd.
Malvern, PA 19355
610-644-1754
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

The Phelps School is a private, nonsectarian boarding and day school for boys in grades six through 12, with an optional postgraduate year. The School inhabits a beautiful 70-acre wooded campus in Pennsylvania’s historic Chester County, 25 miles outside of downtown Philadelphia. With approximately 110 students and an average class size of seven,The Phelps School offers the ideal setting for boys who thrive in a small, nurturing and structured environment. The learning experience is personalized for each student, with offerings ranging from college-level Advanced Placement courses for academically gifted students to a comprehensive Academic Support Program for students with learning differences. Beyond rigorous academics, students will find a robust athletics program, numerous extracurricular activities, and a strong support system comprising deeply caring faculty and peers. The Phelps School empowers each student to reach his highest potential, and is committed to preparing young men for college and for life.

High School Specifics

College acceptances: Auburn, Franklin & Marshall, Gettysburg, Goucher, Rhodes, TCNJ

HS Short Description

Boarding & day school for boys who seek success academically, personally & socially. Advanced Academic Program for students with AP classes & high standardized test scores.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Chester
Grades of School: 6-8
9-12
Boarding school?: yes
Gender: Boys
Enrollment: 110
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Students per teacher: 4:1
Tuition: $26,700 (Day), $48,200 (Boarding)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Information Technology-10; Computer Programming-11
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 14 AP
Standardized test scores: Average proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish-9; ESL & Independent Study opportunities
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Honor society
Instrumental music
Sports
Visual arts
Yearbook/magazine/newspaper
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Campus features
Unique curriculum
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: no
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