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Westtown School

John Baird, Head of School
Map975 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19380
  • Independent School


Quaker boarding school with a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes critical thinking, collaboration, service and social action. If enrolled before 8th grade, students have option of boarding in 11th and 12th grades.

HS Short Description

Quaker school with rigorous curriculum emphasizing critical thinking, collaboration, service & social action. If enrolled before 8th grade, students can board in 11th & 12th grades.

Open House Dates

Sun., Oct. 16, 1pm All School (PreK-12)

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Chester
Grades of School: *PreK
Boarding school?: yes
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 650 (287 - Lower, 363, Upper)
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Students per teacher: 8:1
Tuition: $15,180-$25,400 (Lower); $29,740 (Middle); $34,470 (Upper Day); $55,240 (Upper Boarding)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 iPads; PreK-8, 1:1 laptops, 9-12
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: No AP courses, but established 37 of its own Advanced course offerings
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish - PreK; Latin - 7; French, Mandarin - 9
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
Student leadership
Technological focus
Unique curriculum
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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