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Phelps School, The

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.

Points of Pride: Accommodates day & boarding students; Advanced Academic Program for students with AP classes & high standardized test scores; Academic rigor; Academic Support classes; Campus features, such as our new Phelps Athletics Center (500-seat event gymnasium); Unique curriculum; Warm community


583 Sugartown Rd., Malvern, PA 19355 United States
Phone Number: 610-644-1754
Category: Independent School
School Contact: Caroline Whitbeck
School E-mail: cwhitbeck@thephelpsschool.org
Listing updated: 2011-2012,2012-2013,2015-2016

Additional Information

School State: PA
School County: Chester
Gender: Boys
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Grades of School: 6-8, 9-12
Enrollment: Caroline Whitbeck
Students per teacher: 7:1
Tuition: $30,400 (Day), $51,900 (Boarding)
Financial aid offered?: Yes
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 14 AP
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish-9; ESL & Independent Study opportunities
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs, Community service, Honor society, Instrumental music, Robotics/technology, Sports, Visual arts, Vocal music, 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
In school survey: Yes
Which Survey?: High School Private
High School Specifics: College acceptances: Denison University, Morehouse College, West Chester University, Creighton University, Franklin & Marshall College, Gettysburg College, Temple University, UCLA
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.