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The Shipley School

The Shipley School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

The Shipley School says

Shipley is a coeducational PreK-12 college preparatory day school in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. It is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world. Through a strong college preparatory curriculum in the humanities and the sciences, the School encourages curiosity, creativity, and respect for intellectual effort. Shipley upholds and promotes moral integrity, a sense of personal achievement and worth and concern for others at School and in the larger community.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (610) 525-4300
Email
  smanix@shipleyschool.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 837
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 18
Kindergarten 42
1 37
2 43
3 45
4 57
5 56
6 66
7 60
8 70
9 99
10 74
11 83
12 87

The Shipley School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Shipley School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 83%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 4%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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