We encourage prospective families to experience firsthand our commitment to educational excellence and our passion for learning by attending an Admissions event or a campus tour. Please note, registration is required for all events and tours.
Insider's Look Events
Learn more about Shipley at an upcoming Insider's Look event. Attendees will hear from administrators, teachers, and students about what makes Shipley more than a school. Interactive programs will be followed by campus tours.
See how Shipley inspires students to build confidence and pursue their artistic passions at our Arts Insider's Look. You will meet our arts faculty, tour our facilities, and enjoy performances and hear from our talented students. You will also learn about our music, theater, and visual arts programs, where your child can explore various forms of expression, develop creative skills, and have fun. Whether your child is a beginner or an expert, they will find a place to grow and shine at Shipley.
We recognize that an independent school education is a powerful investment in your child’s future, as well as a considerable financial commitment. The Shipley School remains committed to making a Shipley education accessible to students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds.
Over $8 million was awarded to approximately 37% of Shipley's student body for the 2023-2024 school year. All awards are based on demonstrated need and are revised on an annual basis. Families of students applying to any grade are welcome to apply for tuition assistance.
Join us for a tour of our campus and learn about all that Shipley has to offer your family! We welcome families for tours all year long. During the school year, Student Ambassadors lead individual tours in the Middle and Upper Schools. In the Lower School, small group tours are offered on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to request an alternative tour time for any division.
In Shipley’s Lower School, children develop their curiosity and a lifelong love of learning. With a strong academic foundation, students explore in fun and engaging ways, learning life skills like thinking critically about the world around them, developing empathy, and building social and emotional awareness. Tours start at 9:30 a.m.
Explore Shipley's Middle School, where students grow intellectually, emotionally, and socially through a curriculum founded on discovering new interests, critical thinking, creative exploration, empathy/compassion, and character development.
In Shipley’s Upper School, students can develop into leaders primed to make a significant impact on the world. Join us for a conversation with Upper School administrators, faculty, and students to learn about the opportunities that make Shipley more than a school.
The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.