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The Shipley School
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  • Private
  • BRYN MAWR, PA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$40,750
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From The Shipley School

The Shipley School is redefining private school education to help students flourish, succeed, and make a powerful and positive impact in the world by putting individual & collective well-being - along with student achievement - at the center of educational excellence.

Shipley’s rigorous educational standard is designed to maximize students' potential through innovative approaches to teaching and curriculum that prioritize collaboration, process, critical thinking, creativity, global citizenship, curiosity, empathy, and authenticity. Students are encouraged to find their individual path to success—there is no Shipley mold.

Our academic program is challenging and broad with many opportunities for leadership and participation in athletics, the arts, and other extracur­ricular activities. Shipley students are encouraged to take risks in a supportive environment. Ultimately, Shipley is educating students to develop the character, capabilities, and beliefs that will shape a better world.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1350
176 responses
Average ACT
31
60 responses

Educating to Flourish

At Shipley, Positive Education is the lens through which we view our students and the world around us. Positive education is a philosophy, a set of principles, a practice, and a perspective.

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 20 responses
  • I like all of the Plays
    30%
  • Super Saturday
    30%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Swamp Night
    10%
  • Culture celabrationnnnn!!!!!!!
    5%

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Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
800
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$24,435
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 9 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$71,397
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,691
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$346,700
National
$229,800

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