Exton, PA 19341
Upcoming Events and News
- https://k12.niche.com/rankings/private-high-schools/best-overall/m/philadelphia-metro-area/ - 12/05/2014 - Niche ranks Church Farm School #8 in its recent list of best private high schools near Philadelphia.
- http://www.thebestschools.org/features/30-best-christian-boarding-schools-america/ - 12/05/2014 - Church Farm School was recently named among the top Christian Boarding Schools in America by The Best Schools.
- http://www.pageturnpro.com/The-Womens-Journal/58456-The-Womens-Journal-Northern-Edition-Holiday-2014/index.html - 12/05/2014 - The November/December 2014 issue of the Chester County Womens Journal highlights the critical role women have played at an all-male boarding school over the past nearly 100 years.
|Definition of Terms
2014 School Data
|Church Farm School||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Preparatory||College Preparatory|
|Campus Size||150 acres||124 acres|
|Enrollment||190 students||298 students|
|% Students of Color||64%||19%|
|% International Students||15%||20%|
|% Students Boarding||90%||68%|
|Average SAT Score||1670||* National Avg. »View|
|SAT range (25th-75th percentile)||1380 - 1960||-|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||No||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal||Casual|
|Average Class Size||10 students||12
*National School Avg. » 20
|Teacher : Student Ratio||1:6||1:7|
|# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered||6||16|
|ESL Courses Offered||No||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree||55%||67%|
|Summer Program Offered||No||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$135 million||$15 million|
|% Students on Financial Aid||90%||35%|
|Avg. Financial Aid Grant||$28,800||$20,074|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||No||No|
|Application Deadline||Jan. 31||Jan. 15|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes||No|
|Average Percentile SSAT||50%||-|
|Director of Admissions||Brandon Zeigler|
|Associate Director of Admissions||Marvin Garcia '99|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
AP / Advanced Courses
|# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered||6||16|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||10||14|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, Wrestling|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||35||25|
|Extracurriculars||Admissions Office Volunteer, Arbor Club, Art Club, Astronomy Club, Big Brother/Little Brother Program, C.O.R.E Outdoor, C.O.R.E. Community Service, CFS Choir, CFS Singers, Chapel Staff, Chess Club, Choir, Christmas Pageant, Conduct Review Board, Cooking Club, Cottage Prefect, DECA, Drama Club, Filmmaking Club, Greystock News (Student Newspaper), Griffey Mascot Squad, History Club, Jazz Band, Literary Magazine, Math Club (AMC),|
|Year: 2005-2012||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|University of Illinois||8|
|Carnegie Mellon University||3|
|John Hopkins University||1|
|Massachusets Institute of Technology||1|
|University of Pennsylvania||1|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- The only curriculum offered at CFS is college-preparatory.
- Ninety-seven percent of CFS seniors go on to four-year colleges immediately upon graduation. Notable schools include Princeton, MIT, Cornell, Emory, Northwestern, Illinois and Northeastern, among others.
- The school is for boys only, grades 8 through 12.
- Ninety percent of our students live on campus, while the other 10 percent commute each day.
- Every student is issued a MacBook laptop computer.
- Facilities are bright, clean and spacious.
- Admission to CFS is highly competitive—we are not the right school for every boy.
- We are committed to treating all candidates honestly, sensitively and fairly.
- We have one of the strongest financial aid programs in the country, and are committed to making a CFS education affordable.
- School accreditations: Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Micheal Eric - NBA Player signed with Cleveland Cavaliers, Center on Temple Men's Basketball Team 2007-2011, Earned Degree and worked towards Masters
- Chris Raab - MTV Star and Actor
- Talmadge O'Neill - Silicon Valley Entrepeneur
- Dozie Mbonu - Member of Lehigh Basketball Hall of Fame, International Professional
The Church Farm School, founded in 1918, prepares a diverse group of boys with academic ability and good character to lead productive and fulfilling lives by making a college preparatory education financially accessible. We offer a wide variety of academic, athletic, social and extracurricular opportunities. A few pertinent facts are worth highlighting:
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