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Delaware Valley Friends School

A national leader in the field of educating bright students in grades 3-12 (adding grades 1-2 Fall 2020) with dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive function disorders, ADHD, and other learning differences through engaging, innovative, personalized learning led ny expert faculty in a supportive Quaker community.

Points of Pride: Makerspace, annual musical production (original work written, scored, performed by students), Adventure Learning with trips to Peru, Costa Rica & Florida Keys, Tri-county Independent Schools sports league, SeaPerch underwater robotics competition (Greater Philadelphia Champions 2016), Student films won Bridge Film Festival Judge's Choice Award for New Media, 2016 and 2017.


19 E. Central Ave., Paoli, PA 19301 United States
Phone Number: 610-640-4150
Category: Independent School
School Contact: Lisa Howell
School E-mail: lisa.howell@dvfs.org
Listing updated: 2011-2012,2012-2013,2015-2016

Additional Information

School State: PA
School County: Chester
Gender: Coed
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Grades of School: 5-8, 6-8, 7-8, 9, 9-12
Enrollment: Lisa Howell
Students per teacher: 5:1
Tuition: Lower School: $34,950; Middle School: $39,450; Upper School: $40,860
Financial aid offered?: Yes
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs, Community service, Instrumental music, Sports, Visual arts
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor, Unique curriculum, Warm community
Some special needs accommodated: Yes
Summer program?: Yes
In school survey: Yes
Which Survey?: High School Private
High School Specifics: Student College Acceptances: Franklin & Marshall, Temple University, University of Maryland, Johnson & Wakes University, McDaniel College, Clark University, Hampton University
HS Short Description: Delaware Valley Friends is a coed Quaker, college preparatory school for bright students, grades 3 - 12, who struggle with reading, writing, math, memory, processing, ADHD, executive functioning, and other learning differences.