Quick Facts


General Information

  • Founded 1785
  • Independent, co-educational day, prekindergarten through 12
  • Accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Private Academic Schools
  • Member of the National Association of Independent Schools
  • Member of the National Association of College Admission Counselors and complies with the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice
  • Total enrollment: 1,224
  • Senior class enrollment: 127

Faculty

  • Total faculty: 180
  • More than 70% of faculty hold advanced degrees
  • Student / Teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Average class size: 15

College Entrance

  • 100% of graduates attend four-year colleges
  • 35 student athletes will continue onto Division I, II, or III teams

Academics

  • SAT Math average: 655, SAT Critical Reading average: 646, SAT Writing average: 667
  • AP courses in English, French, Spanish, Latin (Vergil), Latin (Catullus and Horace), AB calculus, BC calculus, statistics, computer science AB, biology, chemistry, physics, studio art, music theory, European history, U.S. history, and macroeconomics
  • Honors courses in physics, mathematics, U.S. government and politics, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Greek, art, and photography
  • Semester electives in English, history, psychology, religion, science, computer science, music, art, dance, and theater

Diversity

  • Students of color make up 24% of the school population
  • Community Outreach And Service Learning
  • 84% of Episcopal Upper School students participate in one of the country’s largest secondary-school volunteer programs. Episcopal partners with more than 30 organizations both in Philadelphia and overseas

Chapel

  • Chapel service celebrates the Episcopalian heritage while welcoming all faiths
  • Upper and Middle School students attend Chapel every other day; Lower School students attend once every six days

Our Campus

Completed in 2008 and situated on 123 scenic acres in Newtown Square, our state-of-the-art campus offers students every opportunity to thrive.

EXPLORE CAMPUS

Lower School
  • 25 classrooms and large multipurpose room
  • Library with story room and two computer labs
  • Three music rooms, two art rooms, two science labs, two commons areas, drama room
Middle School
  • Two-story study hall
  • 22 large classrooms and two breakout spaces
Upper School
  • Class commons on every floor
  • 25 classrooms
  • Language lab, Honor Hall, and technology center
Arts
  • 600-seat Mainstage Theater with balcony
  • Black box theater
  • Projection room, ticket office, dressing rooms, and costume room
  • Wood shop, arts studios, ceramics studio, and computer graphics studio
  • Instrumental music room, choral room, and five practice studios
Science Center
  • Three-story building with a center atrium
  • Weather station and greenhouse
  • Twelve labs and six prep rooms
Campus Center
  • The expansive Roger Annenberg Library
  • Tierney Dining Hall
  • Art gallery that showcases national, local, student, and alumni artists
Athletic Center
  • Competition gym seats 1,200 spectators
  • Fitness center, dance studio, wrestling room, and rowing tank
  • Locker rooms, treatment and training room, and five team rooms
  • A six-lane, 35-meter pool with seating for 250 spectators
  • 10 squash courts complete with a spectator arcade
  • 18,000-sq. ft. field house
Chapel
  • Seats 900 and is designed in a 180-degree arc
  • Designed by alumnus Robert Venturi ’44


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