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What Do Local Private Schools Cost?

Are you considering a private school for your child? Find out how tuition costs compare.


The Philadelphia area has many private schools to choose from. If you are considering sending your child to one of them, you may want to compare tuition costs for the 2012-2013 school year. 

Westtown School
975 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19382

  • 1st through 5th grades: $21,800
  • 6th through 8th grades: $25,460
  • 9th and 10th grade day school: $29,100
  • 9th through 12th grades boarding: $46,400

Saint Agnes School
211 W. Gay Street
West Chester, PA 19380

  • K through 8th grade: $3,325 for parishioners
  • K through 8th grade: $4,850 non-parishioner rate

Kimberton Waldorf School
410 West 7 Stars Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460

  • 1st and 2nd grades: $15,690
  • 3rd through 5th grades: $15,820
  • 6th through 8th grades: $16,600
  • 9th through 12th grades: $18,900 

The Phelps School
583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355

  • Day tuition: $22,500
  • Boarding tuition: $41,500

Malvern Preparatory School
418 S. Warren Ave.
Malvern PA, 19355

  • 6th through 8th grades: $26,000 to $26,500
  • 9th through 12 grades: $27,700 

Villa Maria Academy
1140 King Road
Immaculata, PA 19345

  • K through 8th grade: $9,340
  • 9th through 12th grades: $14,500

Devon Preparatory School
363 North Valley Forge Road
Devon, PA 19333

  • Middle School: $17,800
  • High School: $19,800 

Woodlynde School
445 Upper Gulph Road
Strafford, PA 19087

  • 1st and 2nd grades: $14,000
  • 3rd grade: $20,000
  • 4th grade: $24,000
  • 5th grade: $27,000
  • 6th through 12th grades: $29,900

Archbishop John Carroll High School
211 Matsonford Road
Radnor, PA 19087

  • 9th through 12th grades: $5,850

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
560 Sproul Road
Villanova, PA 19085

  • 6th through 8th grades: $16,932
  • 9th through 12th grades: $19,646

Friends' Central School
1101 City Ave
Wynnewood, PA 19096

  • 1st grade: $20,000
  • 2nd through 4th grades: $21,210
  • 5th grade: $24,200
  • 6th through 8th grades: $24,700
  • 9th through 12th grades: $27,950

The Shipley School
 
814 Yarrow Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

  • 1st and 2nd grades: $24,100
  • 3rd through 5th grades: $25,800
  • Middle School: $28,600
  • Upper School: $31,375 

The Baldwin School
701 Montgomery Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

  • 1st through 5th grades: $22,495 to $25,980
  • 6th through 8th grades: $27,080 to $28,415
  • 9th through 12th grades: $29,225 to $30,495

Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
480 S. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

  • Lower School: $12,800
  • Middle School: $14,200
  • Upper School: $16,400

The Agnes Irwin School
275 S. Ithan Ave.
Rosemont, PA 19010

  • 1st through 4th grades: $23,100
  • 5th through 8th grades: $26,400
  • 9th through 12th grades: $29,300

The Haverford School
450 Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA 19041

  • 1st through 5th grades: $27,500
  • 6th through 8th grades: $31,000
  • 9th through 12th grades: $33,500

Waldron Mercy Academy
513 Montogomery Ave.
Merion Station, PA 19066 

  • 1st through 8th grades: $11,300

Friends School Haverford
851 Buck Lane
Haverford, PA 19041

  • 1st through 6th grade: $20,150

Saint Margaret School
227 N. Narberth Ave.
Narberth, PA 19072

  • K through 8th grade: $3,100 for parishioners
  • K through 8th grade: $4,600 non-parishioner rate

Delaware County Christian School
462 Malin Road 
Newtown Square, PA 19073

  • Elementary School: $9,999
  • Middle School: $11,550
  • High School: $13,288

The Episcopal Academy
1785 Bishop White Drive
Newtown Square, PA 19073

  • 1st through 3rd grades: $22,420
  • 4th and 5th grades: $24,500
  • 6th through 8th grades: $26,680
  • 9th through 12th grades: $28,970

The Walden School
901 N. Providence Road
Media, PA 19063

  • 1st through 4th grades: $12,850
  • 5th through 8th grades: $13,050

Media Providence Friends School
125 W. 3rd Street
Media, PA 19063

  • 1st and 2nd grades: $15,000 to $15,210
  • 3rd and 4th grades: $15,740 to $16,275
  • 5th and 6th grades: $16,810 to $17,345
  • 7th and 8th grades: $17,880 to $18,415

Cardinal O'Hara High School
1701 South Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064 

  • 9th through 12th grades: $5,850

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
500 W. Willow Grove Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Girls

  • 1st through 4th grades: $22,100
  • 5th through 8th: $26,350
  • 9th through 12th grades: $29,250

Boys

  • 1st and 2nd grades: $21,250
  • 3rd through 5th grades: $22,100
  • 6th through 8th grades: $26,350
  • 9th through 12th grades: $29,250

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy
8891 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118 

  • K through 8th grade: $10,725

Our Mother of Consolation School
17 E. Chestnut Hill Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118 

  • K through 8th grades: $3,190 for parish families
  • K through 8th grades: $4,650 for non-parish families

AIM Academy
119 Rector Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127

  • 1st through 5th grades: $30,490
  • 6th through 12th grades: $31,690

*Tuition rates are subject to change. Additional fees may apply. Tuition rates were pulled from school websites.


Matthew Feldman November 11, 2012 at 11:56 AM
Frankford Friends 1500 ORTHODOX ST. | PHILADELPHIA, PA 19124 Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten (Full Day Program) _____________ $7,200 Grades 1 through 3 _____________ $7,400 Grades 4 through 5 _____________ $7,450 Grade 6 _____________ $7,725 Grade 7 _____________ $8,400 Grade 8 _____________ $8,50
Debra Santo November 11, 2012 at 07:40 PM
AIM Academy moved in January, 2012 to 1200 River Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428
Lisa Howell November 12, 2012 at 05:52 PM
Delaware Valley Friends School 19 E. Central Ave. | Paoli, PA 19301 www.dvfs.org Helping students with language-based learning differences succeed in college and beyond. Grades 6-8 $36,300. Grade 9-12 $37,400. TUITION IS ALL INCLUSIVE except for one-on-one tutorials in reading if needed and airfare for Adventure Learning Experiences abroad (optional)
Gregory Woods November 15, 2012 at 12:13 PM
St. Basil the Great is only $3200 k-8
AMB December 01, 2012 at 07:31 PM
Great Academics, Great Opportunity right in Narberth: St. Margaret Catholic Elementary School -- PreK to 8th Grade will have more Open Houses on Sunday, January 27, 2013: 12:30 – 2 pm and Thursday, January 31, 2013: 9 am – 1 pm Hope to see you there! www.smsnarberth.org

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