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Shipley School, The

Susan Manix
Map814 Yarrow St.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
  • Independent School


Rigorous academics and strong faculty student relationships. Teaches readiness so students are prepared to face challenges of any scale.

High School Specifics

Class of 2015 college list here

HS Short Description

Private coed college prep school teaches readiness to face challenges. Strong humanities & sciences curriculum and faculty-student relationships. 12 boys, 14 girls varsity teams.

Open House Dates

Sat., Oct. 29, 2016

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Montgomery
Grades of School: *PreK
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 838 (Lower-239, Middle-221, Upper-378)
Students per teacher: 7:1
Tuition: $21,375-$24,550 (PreK-K); $27,650-$32,900 (Grades 1-8); $36,100 (Upper)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 laptops, Integrated STEAM curriculum - PreK
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 1 AP (Studio Art II) and school-developed accelerated classes, 51 Honors courses
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 617/628/632
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish-PreK; Latin, French, Mandarin-7
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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