The Shipley Magazine

Shipley Class of 2019 By the Numbers

On June 14, 2019, retiring Head of School Steve Piltch presented diplomas to the graduating Class of 2019. “I am confident that the members of this class will do well and do good in the world. And while their academic achievements are impressive, I am even more proud of their accomplishments as people. They care for and about each other as individuals and as a class,” he said. “I want you to flourish and do what you can to help others flourish,” he told them in his Commencement Address. Congratulations to the Shipley Class of 2019!
98 students in the class will attend 60 different colleges
28 Shipley lifers have attended Shipley since first grade or earlier
15 students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: 10 commended students, 5 Semifinalists
14 Shipley student-athletes headed to Division I and Division III college athletics programs
6 NCAA National Letter-of-Intent signees
12 new schools on Shipley’s college matriculation list (new=no one from Shipley has attended in at least 5 years)
Most popular colleges attended:
6 at Drexel University
5 at University of Pennsylvania
4 each at Franklin and Marshall College, Syracuse University, and Tulane University
3 each at Bates College, New York University, Northeastern, Penn State
Location of colleges attended:
Farthest North: Macalester College
Farthest East: Colby College
Farthest West: UCLA (also farthest away by distance – approx. 2750 miles)
Farthest South: University of Miami
Closest to Shipley: Villanova

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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.