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School in Rose Valley, The

The elementary years are formative and foundational in a child’s life. During this important time, children develop habits of mind and attitudes that will shape them into the future. A loving, enriching early education environment provides children with the optimum start on their educational journeys. For nearly 90 years, The School in Rose Valley (SRV) has carried on a tradition based on the progressive principles of integrated curriculum, experiential learning, emergent curriculum, and democratic values. SRV students are community-oriented, self-aware, creative problem-solvers. The School’s exceptional, unique program balances academic instruction, indoor/outdoor play and the arts.

The School in Rose Valley offers a progressive, Preschool – 6th Grade program committed to the development of the whole child. Full and part time enrollment options are available for Preschool and Kindergarten students. Weekly special subjects include Woodshop, Spanish, Science, Art, Music and Sports. SRV is located on a beautiful 9.5 acre campus just minutes from Media, PA.

Mission Statement: Throughout our classrooms and our wooded campus, teachers and students create experiences that arouse curiosity, stretch muscles, strengthen initiative and stimulate questions. We guide children to know themselves, delight in learning and understand their opportunities and responsibilities in our community and the world.

Points of Pride: Language Arts, Math, Beautiful Campus, Outdoor Play Every Day, Farm to Fork Food Education Program provides healthy, delicious lunches and snacks every day with an emphasis on local, sustainable food sources and practices, Lunch and snacks are included in the price of tuition, Special Subjects in Woodshop, Science, Spanish, Sports, Art & Music.


20 School Lane, Rose Valley, PA 19063 United States
Phone Number: 610-566-1088
Category: Independent School
School Contact: Kim Schmucki
School E-mail: kim@theschoolinrosevalley.org
Listing updated: 2011-2012
Open House Dates: Fall Family Open House & Book Fair
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
10am to 12noon;

School-Wide Open House
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
9am to 11am;

School & Summer Camp Open House
Saturday, March 9, 2019
10am to 12noon;

School-Wide Open House
Thursday, April 4, 2019
9am to 11am;

Tours every Tuesday, 9am to 11am;

Arrange a Personal Tour
610-566-1088 or admissions@theschoolin rosevalley.org.

Additional Information

School State: PA
School County: Delaware
Gender: Coed
Religious affiliation: None
Grades of School: K-6
Enrollment: Kim Schmucki
Students per teacher: 8:1
Tuition: $4,890 - $21,200
Financial aid offered?: Yes
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish-PreK
Extracurricular Activities: Sports, Instrumental music, Choral Music, Vocal music, Visual arts, Community service
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor, Unique curriculum, Student leadership, Warm community, Campus features
Some special needs accommodated: Yes
Summer program?: Yes
In school survey: Yes