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.

Special Events

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  • Apr

    7th to 9th Grade Look Ahead

    Looking for 9th grade for the 2020-2021 school year? Spring into action and take an early look at our Upper School.
    Shipley invites you and your child to join us on Tuesday, April 23rd to learn more about what makes Shipley such a special place. During your visit you will have an opportunity to chat with Shipley students, take a tour of our Upper School and learn more about our program and curriculum.

    Coming to the event? 
    The Shipley Commons: 825 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr
  • May

    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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  • May

    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 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.