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THE SHIPLEY SCHOOL is a coeducational , independent, college-preparatory day school with approximately 850 students in pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.Shipley is located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania , approximately 12 miles west of Philadelphia.

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Mission

* 3 Campus

* 3.1 Phase 1 * 3.2 Phase II * 3.3 Phase III

* 4 School Structure

* 4.1 Lower School * 4.2 Middle school * 4.3 Upper School

* 5 Student life

* 5.1 Athletics * 5.2 The Arts * 5.3 Extra-Curricular Activities

* 6 School Profile * 7 Trivia * 8 External links * 9 References

HISTORY

In 1888, three sisters—Hannah, Elizabeth, and Katharine Shipley—founded Shipley to prepare girls for Bryn Mawr College , which is located directly across the street. The Shipley sisters were strong-minded, well-educated Quaker
Quaker
women and envisioned the school as far more than a mere finishing school . When the school opened in the Fall of 1894, with six students and nine faculty members, a philosophy of education was established that would guide the school for over a hundred years, up to the present time.

By the 1940s, Shipley had expanded its purpose and student body admitting approximately 341 students and sending its graduates to many traditional women\'s colleges . At this time, about half of all Upper School students were boarders hailing from all over the country and from Europe, Asia, Russia, the Middle East, and Latin America.

During the 1970s and 1980s, Shipley discontinued its boarding department and began to admit male students. The last boarders graduated in 1982, and by 1984 the school was fully coeducational with equal numbers of girls and boys. Starting in the 1990s, and increasingly since then, Shipley has augmented their traditional teaching methods and facilities with growing technological expertise and equipment.

Shipley's curriculum, increasingly interdisciplinary and project-based, is designed specifically to give students the tools to succeed in college and in life in the 21st century.

MISSION

The Shipley School, a Pre-Kindergarten - grade 12 coeducational day school, 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.

CAMPUS

In 2009, Shipley embarked on The Campaign for Shipley: Foundations for Success.

PHASE 1

* Purchase and razing of Thornbrook Manor apartment building

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* ^ "The Shipley School: History". Retrieved 2010-09-16. * ^ "The Shipley School: History". Archived from the original on 2008-03-05. Retrieved 2008-07-24. * ^ Bell, Stephanie (2010-01-29). "Project-Based Learning for the 21st Century: Skills for the Future". The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas. 83 (2): 39–43. ISSN 0009-8655 . doi :10.1080/00098650903505415 . * ^ "The Shipley School: Mission". Archived from the original on 2008-05-13. Retrieved 2008-07-24. * ^ http://www.shipleyschool.org/page/Support-Shipley/The-Campaign-for-Shipley/Phase-I * ^ http://www.shipleyschool.org/page/Support-Shipley/The-Campaign-for-Shipley/Phase-I * ^ http://www.shipleyschool.org/page/support-shipley/the-campaign-for-shipley/phase-ii * ^ http://www.shipleyschool.org/page/support-shipley/the-campaign-for-shipley/phase-iii} * ^ "The Shipley School: About Lower School". Archived from the original on May 9, 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-25. * ^ "The Shipley School: Stats at a Glance". Archived from the original on September 15, 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-25. * ^ "The Shipley School: About Middle School". Archived from the original on 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2008-07-25. * ^ "The Shipley School: Course Offerings Booklet" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 29, 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-25. * ^ "The Shipley School: About Upper School". Archived from the original on 2008-07-22. Retrieved 2008-07-25. * ^ "The Shipley School: JV and Varsity Teams". Archived from the original on 2008-06-09. Retrieved 2008-07-26. * ^ "The Shipley School: Stats at a Glance". Retrieved 2010-09-16. * ^ "The Shipley School: Music Arts". Archived from the original on 2008-05-07. Retrieved 2008-07-26. * ^ "The Shipley School: Theater Arts". Archived from the original on 2008-06-04. Retrieved 2008-07-26. * ^ "The Shipley School: Fall Plays". Archived from the original on 2008-05-13. Retrieved 2008-07-26. * ^ "The Shipley School: Shakespeare Plays". Archived from the original on 2008-05-13. Retrieved 2008-07-26. * ^ "The Shipley School: Student Publications". Archived from the original on 2008-05-28. Retrieved 2008-07-26. * ^ "The Shipley School
Shipley School
News: Sprouts Excel at the Philadelphia Flower Show". Archived from the original on September 8, 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-26. * ^ "The Shipley School: About Shipley Faculty". Archived from the original on 2008-06-04. Retrieved 2008-07-26. * ^ A B "Shipley Stats at a Glance". * ^ http://www.shipleyschool.org/page/academics/upper-school--gr-9-12/college-counseling. Missing or empty title= (help ) * ^ http://www.katieermilio.com/. Missing or empty title= (help )

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Friends School League

MEMBERS Abington Friends School
Abington Friends School
• The Academy of the New Church • Friends Central School • Friends Select School
Friends Select School
George School
George School
Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School
Moorestown Friends School • The Shipley School
Shipley School
Westtown School
Westtown School

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Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania

Founded 1713

COMMUNITIES

* Ardmore ‡ * Bala Cynwyd * Belmont Hills * Bryn Mawr ‡ * Gladwyne * Haverford ‡ * Merion * Penn Valley * Penn Wynne * Rosemont ‡ * Wynnewood

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

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* Lower Merion School District
Lower Merion School District

* Belmont Hills Elementary School
Belmont Hills Elementary School
* Cynwyd Elementary School * Gladwyne Elementary School
Gladwyne Elementary School
* Merion Elementary School
Merion Elementary School
* Penn Valley Elementary School * Penn Wynne Elementary School * Bala Cynwyd Middle School * Welsh Valley Middle School * Harriton High School
Harriton High School
* Lower Merion High School
Lower Merion High School

* Baldwin School
Baldwin School
* French International School of Philadelphia * Friends\' Central School * Gladwyne Montessori School * The Haverford School
The Haverford School
* Merion Mercy Academy
Merion Mercy Academy
* Rosemont School of the Holy Child * Saint Margaret School * Shipley School * Torah Academy * Waldron Mercy Academy

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

* Bryn Mawr College * Harcum College
Harcum College
* Rosemont College
Rosemont College
* St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
* Saint Joseph\'s University * Haverford College
Haverford College

REGIONAL RAIL STATIONS

* Merion * Wynnewood * Ardmore * Haverford * Bryn Mawr * Rosemont * Bala * Cynwyd

MEDICAL FACILITIES

* Bryn Mawr Hospital * Lankenau Medical Center

FOOTNOTES ‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties

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Montgomery County , Pennsylvania, schools

MAIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS

ABINGTON

* Abington Senior High School
Abington Senior High School

BRYN ATHYN

* (Does not operate any schools)

CHELTENHAM

* Cheltenham High School
Cheltenham High School
* Cedarbrook Middle School

COLONIAL

* Plymouth Whitemarsh High School * Colonial Middle School

HATBORO-HORSHAM

* Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School * Keith Valley Middle School

JENKINTOWN

* Jenkintown Middle/High School

LOWER MERION

* Lower Merion High School
Lower Merion High School
* Harriton High School
Harriton High School
* Bala Cynwyd Middle School * Welsh Valley Middle School

LOWER MORELAND TOWNSHIP

* Lower Moreland High School

METHACTON

* Methacton High School
Methacton High School

NORRISTOWN AREA

* Norristown Area High School

NORTH PENN

* North Penn High School
North Penn High School

PERKIOMEN VALLEY

* Perkiomen Valley High School

POTTSGROVE

* Pottsgrove High School

POTTSTOWN

* Pottstown Senior High School

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP

* Springfield Township High School
Springfield Township High School

UPPER DUBLIN

* Upper Dublin High School
Upper Dublin High School

UPPER MERION AREA

* Upper Merion Area High School

UPPER MORELAND

* Upper Moreland High School

WISSAHICKON

* Wissahickon High School
Wissahickon High School
* Wissahickon Middle School

OTHER SCHOOLS

BOYERTOWN AREA (PARTIALLY LOCATED IN BERKS COUNTY)

* Boyertown Area Senior High School

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

* Abington Friends School
Abington Friends School
* Academy Of The New Church Boys School * Academy Of The New Church Girls School * AIM Academy * Baldwin School
Baldwin School
* Calvary Baptist School * Christopher Dock Mennonite High School
Christopher Dock Mennonite High School
* Coventry Christian Schools * Episcopal Academy
Episcopal Academy
* Friends\' Central School * Germantown Academy * Huntingdon Valley Christian Academy * Indian Creek Mennonite School * Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy * La Salle College High School