Fast Facts

Student Body
  • Lower School (Primer through Grade 5): 236
  • Middle School (Grades 6-8): 185
  • Upper School (Grades 9-12): 306
  • Total Enrollment: 727
  • Girls: 355
  • Boys: 372
  • 7% Children of faculty and staff
  • Students come from 59 different ZIP codes
Academics
  • 8:1 Student-to-faculty ratio
  • Foreign Languages (Spanish begins in Primer): Spanish, Latin, French, Chinese
  • AP Classes: 14
  • AP Summary for 2016-17 School Year: 117 students took 230 exams, 67% achieving a score of 3, 4, or 5
  • 29 National Merit Finalists or Scholars since 2010
  • 100% Graduates accepted to a four-year college or university
Middle Fifty Percent SAT Scores for the Class of 2017
  • Reading: 560-680
  • Math: 570-720
  • Writing: 540-680
Faculty
  • 90 Faculty members
  • 75% Faculty hold advanced degrees
  • 5 Faculty/staff members are alumni
Finances
  • Tuition: $20,180- $28,420
  • $2.9 million granted in need-based tuition assistance
  • 31 percent of families receive assistance
Accreditation and Memberships
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS)
  • Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)

Merle Smith Campus

Downtown Campus