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.

Admissions Tours

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 summer, tours are led by a member of our Admissions team.

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. Registration for Insider's Looks Events will open in September.

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  • Upper School Insider's Look - Wednesday, October 23

    Wednesday, October 23
    9:00 - 10:30 am

    Shipley’s Upper School program centers student choice and voice and focuses on compassionate participation in the world, critical thinking, and creative exploration. Through robust college-preparatory programming and co-curricular activities, we prepare students 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 in the Upper School and how our students achieve success in all aspects of our program. There will be a tour following the short program.
  • Middle School Insider's Look - Wednesday, October 16

    Wednesday, October 16
    9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

    Shipley’s Middle School program offers a joyful environment for students to grow intellectually, emotionally, and socially through a program founded on discovering new interests, developing critical thinking, promoting creative exploration, cultivating empathy, and encouraging character development. Join Shipley's Middle School administrative team and a group of students for an in-depth look at life in the Middle School and learn what makes it such a special place. There will be a tour following the short program.
  • Lower School Insider's Look - Wednesday, October 9

    Wednesday, October 9
    9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

    Shipley’s Lower School program inspires curiosity and nurtures in children a lifelong love of learning. With a strong academic foundation, students explore and develop their interests in creative, engaging ways, learning to think critically, develop empathy, and build social and emotional awareness. Come and learn more from our Head of Lower School, Tim Lightman, and various members of the Lower School Administrative team, as they talk about why that foundation is so important for your child's educational journey, and what it means to truly know each student as an individual. Students will also share their reflections on how Shipley is more than a school. There will be a tour following the short program.
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.