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The Shipley School's Middle and Upper Schools are located at 814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.

By Car or Charter Bus

From Center City Philadelphia

Note: We do not recommend following directions which takes drivers through the Philadelphia section of Route 30.

  • Take the Schuylkill Expressway west and exit at City Line Avenue (Route 1 South)
  • Proceed south on City Line Avenue to Conshohocken State Road
  • Take a right onto Conshohocken State Road and follow for several blocks
  • When the road curves sharply to the left, it becomes Montgomery Avenue
  • Follow Montgomery for approximately 5 miles to the light at Morris Avenue in Bryn Mawr
  • Turn right and travel one block to Yarrow Street.
  • Turn left onto Yarrow Street
  • The main building of the Upper School is the second one on the left
  • The West Middle School is behind the Upper School at the end of the larger semi-circular driveway.

From the East or West on the Pennsylvania Turnpike

  • Use the Valley Forge Exit.
  • Proceed East on the Schuylkill Expressway (Route 76) to Route 476 South.
  • Exit onto Route 476 (the Blue Route) and Proceed South
  • Follow "From the Blue Route (476)" directions below

From the Blue Route (476)

  • Exit at the St. Davids/Villanova exit
  • Go east on Lancaster Avenue (Route 30) for 2.5 miles to Morris Avenue in Bryn Mawr
  • Turn left on Morris
  • Turn left onto Yarrow Street
  • The main building of the Upper School is the second one on the left
  • The West Middle School is behind the Upper School at the end of the larger semi-circular driveway.

By Train

Shipley can be reached via the SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line (formerly SEPTA R5) to Bryn Mawr. Trains originating from both east and west make stops at Bryn Mawr station approximately every half hour. The station is one block from Shipley's Upper Campus. Timetables and further information are available from SEPTA at 215-574-7800, or on the web at http://www.septa.org/. Call the school 610-525-4300 for directions from the station.

The Shipley School

814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr PA 19010
T: 610.525.4300 F: 610.525.5082
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