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Pennsylvania Private Schools

An Overview


Church Farm School

Church Farm School

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Choosing a School
As you begin your search for the right school for your child, look at as many schools as you can. Make a list of all the schools which interest you. Once you have done that, make a short list and visit the schools which seem to be the best fit.

About the Schools
Pennsylvania offers over 1400 schools which technically can be called private schools. That means they are privately funded, not funded by taxpayer dollars. Statewide there are

  • 530 Roman Catholic schools
  • 39 Jewish schools
  • 26 Friends schools
  • 8 Episcopal schools
  • 84 Montessori schools
  • 4 Waldorf schools

Pennsylvania Private Schools lists schools which have their own websites. Use this as the starting point for your exploration of the many choices available to you.


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