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Quick Facts

General Information

  • Founded 1785
  • Independent, co-educational day, prekindergarten through 12
  • 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: 1,268
  • Senior class enrollment: 127


  • 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
  • 42 student athletes will continue onto Division I, II, or III teams


  • 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 (Principles and Java), 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 theatre


  • Students of color make up 26% 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 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.


Lower School
  • 25 classrooms and large multipurpose room
  • IDEA Studio: a Maker space designed specifically for young learners
  • Library with story room and two computer labs
  • Three music rooms, two art rooms, two science labs, two commons areas, and 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
  • 600-seat Mainstage Theater with balcony
  • Black box theater
  • Projection room, ticket office, dressing rooms, costume room
  • Wood shop, arts studios, and ceramics studio
  • Instrumental room, choral room, and five practice studios
  • Art gallery that showcases national, local, student, and alumni artists
Science Center
  • Three-story building with atrium
  • Weather station and greenhouse
  • Twelve labs and six prep rooms
Campus Center
  • The expansive Annenberg Library
  • Tierney Dining Hall
  • The Kutteh School Store, which offers spirit gear, school supplies, coffee, and smoothies.
Athletic Center
  • Competition gym seats 1,200
  • Fitness center, dance studio, wrestling room, and rowing tank
  • Locker rooms, treatment and training room, 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
  • Seats 900 and is designed in a 180-degree arc
  • Designed by alumnus Robert Venturi ’44