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Join us for Super Saturday Under the Lights

Kick off the start of the new school year and celebrate Shipley’s 125th anniversary! With carnival games for kids, a free community barbeque, live music featuring Shipley students and colleagues, athletic teams in action, a DJ, and food trucks, it’s a party you won’t want to miss. 
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COURAGE FOR THE DEED;
GRACE FOR THE DOING

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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  • Nov
    10

    Fall 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. 

    If you are interested in attending our Open House this Saturday, November 10, 2018, we welcome you to register at the walk-in table when you arrive at Shipley. We have a full morning planned and encourage you to arrive promptly 8:45 am to register.

    Our Open House registration will begin in the Upper School Commons Building located at 825 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr. Parking is available for all guests in the main Shipley parking lot on Montgomery Avenue located between Morris Road and Merion Road. Get Directions >>>

Saturday at Shipley

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  • Nov
    17

    Saturday at Shipley

    For children ages 3 - 7 and their parents

    Please join us for a morning of exciting, interactive, and hands-on experiences with our Lower School teachers at Shipley. Run and jump in the gym, read books, play games, and see what scientific discoveries await in the classroom. Meet Dr. Tim Lightman, our Head of Lower School, and the Shipley Admissions team for a morning of fun.


    Shipley Lower School
    1030 Wyndon Avenue
    Bryn Mawr 19010

Special Events

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  • Nov
    28

    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!


Though the school year is complete, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Admissions office to schedule a time to visit with us! The Admissions team will continue to work throughout the course of the summer and we would love to welcome you and your family to campus at your convenience.

Admissions Tours

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  • Oct
    11

    Thursday Tour - October 11

    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.
  • Nov
    1

    Thursday Tour - November 1

    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.
  • Nov
    29

    Thursday Tour - November 29

    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.
  • Dec
    13

    Thursday Tour - December 13

    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.
  • Jan
    10

    Thursday Tour - January 10

    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.
  • Jan
    17

    Thursday Tour - January 17

    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.

Admissions Magazine

Request your copy of  The Shipley Magazine:   Admissions Edition

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.
  • Our 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 Shipley Farm Fields for Athletics Events
    1313 Waverly Rd
    Gladwyne, PA 19035
The Shipley School
814 Yarrow Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
T: 610-525-4300 F: 610-525-5082
Contact Us
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.