The 2015 Directory of Local Private, Parochial and Alternative Schools

More than 60 schools made our list.




Private Schools 

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

560 Sproul Road, Villanova, (610) 687-0650
Grades 6-12, all-girls

Agnes Irwin School

275 S. Ithan Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-8400
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12; all-girls

The Baldwin School

701 Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-2700
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12; all-girls

Chesterbrook Academy

1560 Bradford Road, Wayne, (610) 296-7200
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8; co-ed

Church Farm School

1001 Lincoln Hwy., Exton, (610) 363-7500
Independent boarding and day school for grades 7-12; all-boys

Country Day School of the Sacred Heart

480 S Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 527-3915
Pre-kindergarten grade 12; all-girls

Delaware County Christian School

462 Malin Road, Newtown Square, (610) 353-6522
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12; co-ed

Devon Preparatory School

363 N. Valley Forge Road, Devon, (610) 688-7337
Grades 6-12; all-boys

The Episcopal Academy

1785 Bishop White Drive, Newtown Square (484) 424-1400
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12;
co-ed

Friends’ Central School

Lower School Campus:
228 Old Gulph Road, Wynnewood, (610) 642-7575
City Ave. Campus:
1101 City Ave., Wynnewood, (610) 649-7440
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12; co-ed

Friends School Haverford

851 Buck Lane, Haverford, (610) 642-2334
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8;
co-ed

Germantown Academy

340 Morris Road, Fort Washington, (215) 646-3300
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12;
co-ed

Gladwyne Montessori School

920 Youngsford Road, Gladwyne, (610) 649-1761
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8;
co-ed

Goshen Friends School

814 N. Chester Road, West Chester, (610) 696-8869
Pre-kindergarten through grade 5;
co-ed

The Haverford School

450 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, (610) 642-3020
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12; all-boys

Holy Child Academy

475 Shadeland Ave., Drexel Hill, (610) 259-2712
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8;
co-ed

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy

272 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 922-2300
Grades 6-12;
co-ed

The Kimberton Waldorf School

410 W. Seven Stars Road, Kimberton, (610) 933-3635
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12;
co-ed

Kohelet Yeshiva High School

223 N. Highland Ave., Merion Station, (610) 667-2020
Grades 9-12; co-ed

Malvern Preparatory School

418 S. Warren Ave., Malvern, (484) 595-1100
Grades 6-12; all-boys

Media-Providence Friends School

125 W. Third St., Media, (610) 565-1960
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8,
co-ed

Merion Mercy Academy

511 Montgomery Ave., Merion Station, (610) 664-6655
Grades 9-12; all-girls

The Miquon School

2025 Harts Lane, Conshohocken, (610) 828-1231
Pre-kindergarten through grade 6;
co-ed

Montgomery School

1141 Kimberton Road, Chester Springs, (610) 827-7222
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8;
co-ed

Perelman Jewish Day School

49 Haverford Road, Wynnewood, (610) 658-2518
Kindergarten through grade 5; co-ed

The Phelps School

583 Sugartown Road, Malvern, (610) 644-1754
Grades 7-12; all boys

Rosemont School of the Holy Child

1344 Montgomery Ave., Rosemont, (610) 922-1000
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8; co-ed

St. Aloysius Academy

401 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-1670
Kindergarten through grade 8; all boys
www.staloysiusacademy.org

St. Joseph’s Preparatory School

1733 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia, (215) 978-1950
Grades 9-12; all boys

The School in Rose Valley

20 School Lane, Rose Valley, (610) 566-1088
Pre-kindergarten through grade 6;
co-ed

The Shipley School 

814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-4300
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12;
co-ed

Stratford Friends School

2 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square, (610) 355-9580
Kindergarten through grade 8;
co-ed

Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia 

742 Argyle Road, Wynnewood, (610) 642-7870
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8; co-ed

Valley Forge Military Academy

1001 Eagle Road, Wayne, (610) 989-1200
Military boarding school for grades 7-12 and
junior college; co-ed

Villa Maria Academy

Lower School: 1140 Villa Maria Road, Immaculata, (610) 644-4864,
Pre-kindergarten, co-ed; kindergarten though grade 8, all-girls

High School: 370 Central Ave., Malvern, (610) 644-2551
Grades 9-12; all-girls

Villanova Academy for Honor Studies

1860 Montgomery Ave., Villanova
Pre-kindergarten through grade 6;
co-ed

The Walden School

901 N. Providence Road, Media, (610) 892-8000
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8;
co-ed

Waldron Mercy Academy

513 Montgomery Ave., Merion Station, (610) 664-9847
Kindergarten through grade 8;
co-ed

Westtown School

975 Westtown Road, West Chester, (610) 399-0123
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12;
co-ed

William Penn Charter School 

3000 W. School House Lane, Philadelphia (215) 844-3460
Pre-kindergarten through grade 12; co-ed

Parochial Schools 

Archbishop John Carroll High School

211 Matson Ford Road, Radnor, (610) 688-8326
Grades 9-12; co-ed

Armenian Sisters Academy

440 Upper Gulf Road, Radnor, (610) 687-4100
Pre-kindergarten through grade 8; co-ed

Bishop Shanahan High School

220 Woodbine Road, Downingtown, (610) 518-1300
Grades 9-12,
co-ed

Bonner & Prendergast Catholic High School 

403 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill, (610) 259-0265
Grades 9-12: co-ed

Cardinal O’Hara High School

1701 S. Sproul Road, Springfield, (610) 544-3800
Grades 9-12; co-ed

Alternative Schools 

AIM Academy

1200 River Road, Conshohocken,(215) 483-2461

An independent, co-educational college prep school serving, bright students with language-based learning differences in grades 1 through 12.

Benchmark School

2107 N. Providence Road, Media, (610)-565-3741

An independent, co-educational school for bright children ages 6 to 14 who learn differently or have yet to reach their academic potential.

Camphill Special School 

1784 Fairview Road, Glenmoore, (610) 469-9236

For children with intellectual and developmental disabilities in kindergarten through grade 12.

Delaware Valley Friends School

19 E. Central Ave., Paoli, (610) 640-4150

A secondary Quaker education for students in grades 6 through 12 who learn differently but are academically high scoring.

EBS Children’s Institute

200 Skiles Blvd., West Chester, (610) 455-4040

Speech therapy, OT, PT and behavioral therapy—plus a variety of special needs educational programs—are offered to students from birth to age 21. 

George Crothers Memorial School

401 Rutgers Ave., Swarthmore, (610) 328-5955

A special-education school serving children with intellectual and physical disabilities from mild to medically fragile, ages 3 to 21.

Hill Top Preparatory School

737 S. Ithan Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 527-3230

Preparatory day school for students with learning disabilities, grades 5-12.

Main Line Academy

124 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala Cynwyd, (610) 617-9121

Special-needs in kindergarten through grade 12.

Open Connections

1616 Delchester Road, Newtown Square, (610) 459-3366

Children ages 2-18 attend programs one to three days per week from September to June. Open Connections serves as a community base for young people and their families seeking an innovative, collaborative and process-conscious educational environment.

St. Katherine Day School

930 Bowman Ave., Wynnewood, (610) 667-3958

A special education school that serves students ages 4 ½-21 years old, with I.Q.s below 70.

TALK Institute and School

395 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square, (610) 356-5566

Educates children with autism and language disorders.

The Concept School

1120 E. Street Road, Westtown, (610) 399-1135

The Concept School as a co-educational school to provide quality education for students in need of options for their academic growth.

The Melmark School

2600 Wayland Road, Berwyn, (888) MELMARK

Serves children and adolescents ages 5-21. The educational program focuses on the needs of students with learning difficulties and challenging behaviors secondary to a broad range of intellectual disabilities, including autism, brain injuries and other genetic and neurological disorders.

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