Attend an Admissions Event

We encourage all prospective families to experience firsthand our commitment to academic excellence and our passion for learning by attending an Admissions event.

Open House

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  • Apr
    16

    Spring Open House

    Learn more about how our unique approach combining rigor and support leads to success in college and beyond. This is a great opportunity to tour our campus and speak with faculty, administrators, current students, and admissions directors.

    Coming to the event?
    Lower School: 1030 Wyndon Avenue, Bryn Mawr. When you arrive, please park in a visitor parking spot in our parking lot and come to the lobby of the Lower School. Look for the tall flagpole to mark the main entrance.

    Middle School/Upper School: 825 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr. When you arrive, please feel free to park along the circle or in one of the spots designated for carpools and come to lobby of the Shipley Commons.

Special Events

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  • Apr
    10

    Philadelphia Area Independent School Fair

    The Philadelphia Area Independent School Admission Directors (PAISAD) is a group of over 25 outstanding Independent Schools in the greater Philadelphia area. Annually, these schools come together to offer the unique opportunity for families to learn about the schools together in one night. Admissions and Enrollment Directors for each school will be available to answer your questions and help you navigate the admissions process at their schools. 

    Spring is the perfect time to start considering school options for your child, giving you plenty of time for exploration before the upcoming admissions season in the fall. Come learn more about how an Independent School might be the right fit for your child and know the questions to ask as you navigate the many choices in the greater Philadelphia area.

    Register to Attend

    Location: Friends Central School 1101 City Avenue, Wynnewood PA

  • May
    1

    Admissions Insiders Look at the Middle School

    Come join us to see the Middle School at Shipley in action! The Middle School is a dynamic environment that we cannot wait to share with you! Join us from 8:45-10:15 am to see all that Shipley has to offer your family!


Admissions Tours

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  • Apr
    4

    Thursday Tour - April 4

    A great time to visit campus during the school day and learn more about our program. Tours are given in each division and will start at 10:00 am (registration 9:45 am).

    Coming to the event? 
    Lower School: 1030 Wyndon Avenue, Bryn Mawr. When you arrive, please park in a visitor parking spot in our parking lot and come to the lobby of the Lower School. Look for the tall flagpole to mark the main entrance.

    Middle School/Upper School: 825 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr. When you arrive, please feel free to park along the circle or in one of the spots designated for carpools and come to lobby of the Shipley Commons.
  • May
    9

    Thursday Tour - May 9

    A great time to visit campus during the school day and learn more about our program. Tours are given in each division and will start at 10:00 am (registration 9:45 am).

    Coming to the event? 
    Lower School: 1030 Wyndon Avenue, Bryn Mawr. When you arrive, please park in a visitor parking spot in our parking lot and come to the lobby of the Lower School. Look for the tall flagpole to mark the main entrance.

    Middle School/Upper School: 825 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr. When you arrive, please feel free to park along the circle or in one of the spots designated for carpools and come to lobby of the Shipley Commons.
Visit Shipley by individual appointment or attend one of our Thursday Tours to see how strong relationships between students and faculty are at the heart of who we are. We believe these relationships allow us to get to know students as both learners and people, leading to deeply rooted learning and personal success in and out of the classroom.

Addresses & Directions

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  • By Train Via the SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line

    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 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.