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. Please note, registration is required for all tours and events.

Special Events

List of 3 events.

  • Oct
    25

    Middle School Insider's Look & Tour - October 25

    At Shipley, our Middle School is dedicated to ensuring each child feels known, connected, challenged and involved. Along with our well-rounded, rigorous academic program, we teach principles such as respect, responsibility and leadership, and believe in fostering strong interpersonal relationships. Join Shipley's Middle School administrative team 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. Registration is required.

    Coming to the event? 
    Middle School: 814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr. When you arrive please feel free to park along the circle or in one of the spots designated for visitors and come to the entrance of the Main Building.
  • Oct
    26

    Lower School Insider's Look & Tour - October 26

    A Shipley education begins in the Lower School as we lay the foundation for lifelong learning. Come and learn more from our Head of Lower School, Tim Lightman, and various members of the Lower School 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. There will be a tour following the short program. Registration is required.

    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 marking the main entrance.
  • Oct
    27

    Upper School Insider's Look & Tour - October 27

    Students in Shipley's Upper School are provided with a variety of opportunities to pursue new endeavors, passions, and challenges. Our program is designed to allow our students to forge their own individual paths and to fully realize their potential. Join us for a conversation with various 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. Registration is required.

    Coming to the event? 
    Upper School: 814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr. When you arrive please feel free to park along the circle or in one of the spots designated for visitors and come to the entrance of the Main Building.

Admissions Tours

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Visit Shipley by individual appointment or attend one of our virtual or in-person events. Shipley is educating students to develop the character, capabilities, and beliefs that will shape a better world. Learn how our unique approach creates an environment where learning has purpose and all students flourish.

We are offering individual and small group campus tours throughout the school year. To check for tour availability please log into your Shipley account and go to your checklist to access the tour calendar, or you can register for one of our Thursday Tours listed on this page. If you have not yet submitted an inquiry or started an application you can fill out an inquiry now.

Addresses

The Shipley Lower School
1030 Wyndon Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

The Shipley Middle & Upper Schools (including Administration)
814 Yarrow Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

The Piltch Commons
825 Montgomery Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

The Shipley Farm Fields for Athletics Events
1313 Waverly Rd
Gladwyne, PA 19035
 

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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.