New Application System

Shipley has launched a new online application which will enhance each family's experience. If you would like to complete an application please use the new online application. If you have previously started an application and want to complete it, please use the legacy application system.
We welcome your application to The Shipley School. If you have more than one child applying, please complete a separate application for each child. As soon as we receive your application, we will contact you to schedule a parent meeting and a classroom visit for your child. Please contact the admissions office at 610-525-4300, ext. 4118, or if you have any questions.
The Shipley School, a Pre-Kindergarten through 12 coeducational day school in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world. Through a strong college preparatory curriculum in the humanities and sciences, the school encourages curiosity, creativity, and respect for intellectual effort. Shipley upholds and promotes moral integrity, a sense of personal achievement and worth, and concern for others at school and in the larger community.

Application Timeline

Students who complete all parts of the admissions process by January 15, 2018 will receive an admissions decision before February 1, 2018 with an enrollment deadline of March 1, 2018.
Students who complete all parts for the admissions process after the January 15, 2018 deadline will have their file reviewed by the Admissions Committee on a rolling basis. The enrollment deadline will be determined at the time of the decision.

Who We Are

We are a community of teachers, students, families, alumni, and friends. We learn together, we work together, and we support each other in the pursuit of excellence. We strive for a diverse community in which each person is respected and valued for his or her unique qualities. We build character and we cultivate adventurous minds.
The Shipley School
814 Yarrow Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
T: 610-525-4300 F: 610-525-5082
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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.