The Shipley School

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814 Yarrow St

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

(610) 525-4300

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Grades: PK - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for The Shipley School

I have been going to Shipley since my 9th grade year. At first felt it was a preppy school and I didn't like it. However, by the end of my freshman year i came to enjoy my school. It is a great community where everyone is welcoming. Our school is now becoming more diverse i believe and I think it ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/02/09

I've been at this school since fifth grade, and i can honestly say I wouldn't rather be anywhere else. The enviroment in Shipley is just impeccable, and though the shool isnt perfect, it's darn near there. Most of the teachers are very nice, and as the for the ones who arent; well every highschool has ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/28/09

I have been at Shipley for 10 years, since Kindergarten and I am now in 9th grade. I used to enjoy school very much, especially in lower school and in my early years of miidle school But now I am not enjoying it at all. There are huge racial and socioeconmic divisions within the student body and it causes ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/12/09

I have been going to this school for 8 years and I am in 7th grade, this is the greatest school ever! All the teachers are so nice, the only problem I have is their encouragment in the arts and drama and stuff, i would rather be out on the fields but i can deal with it, i only have music twice a week ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/06/08

i love my school. shipley is a great place to learn, make friends, and have fun. the lower school teachers are very kind, and the facilities are wonderful. the middle school is awesome. the sixth and eigth grade teams are much above par. the seventh grade team is not quite up there, but still very good. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/16/07

Outstanding, well-rounded school. Teachers honestly care about the well-being of students and families. School strikes nice balance between rigorous academic environment and extracurricular opportunities. School nurtures children to accept personal responsibility and do their best. Strong administrative ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/28/06

Shipley has an excellent academic program, and wonderful parent involvement and extra curricular activiites. They inspire a love of learning in the students. Some of the teachers are a little less than enthusiastic, but overall,the staff is great. There are however, other problems at the school. Racial ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/16/05

The parent involvement in the lower school is strong. There has been a lot of turn over in the lower school in the last 10 years. The middle school is much stronger academically than the lower school. I don't know much about the upper school except that it has a good arts department. The head master ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/20/05

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Bryn Mawr schools — The Shipley School is located at 814 Yarrow St, Bryn Mawr PA 19010. 814 Yarrow St is in the 19010 ZIP code in Bryn Mawr, PA The Shipley School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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