Delphian School

20950 SW Rock Creek Road,
Sheridan, OR 97378
Tel: 800-626-6610
Gr: (Boarding) 3-12 | 271 students
Delphian School’s mission is to empower young people with effective study skills, a solid academic foundation, a strong sense of personal integrity and a wide range of abilities.
More broadly, its mission is to send forth responsible, capable individuals who can help build a better world.

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2013 School Data
Delphian School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 3-12 7-12
Grades Offered (Day) K-12 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1976 1907
Campus Size 800 acres 121 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 271 students 300 students
% Students of Color 16% 18%
% International Students 32% 20%
% Students Boarding 75% 67%
Average SAT Score 1757 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1640 - 1930 -
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 15 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:7 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 9 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 0% 65%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$43,960 $47,335
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$26,080 $26,110
Tuition international students $49,450 $44,500
% Students on Financial Aid 35% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of Admissions Marti Wiggins  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 9 15
Calculus AB Calculus BC
English Language English Literature
French Language and Culture Macro Economics
Micro Economics Physics B
Spanish Language

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 6 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 21 24
ExtracurricularsArchery Club, Audio/Visual Class, Boy Scouts of America/Cub Scouts of America, Ceramics, Chess Club, Choir, Drama, Drawing and Painting, Guitar, International Club, Intramural Basketball, Intramural Soccer, Intramural Volleyball, Jazz Choir, Music, Photography & Darkroom Editing, Student Council, Weightlifting, Woodshop, Writing and Poetry, Yoga

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Sky Dayton - Founder of EarthLink and founder and chairman of Boingo Wireless, and a technology investor/entrepreneur.
    • Thad Corea - Drummer (Wild Colonials; Blue Man Group); Jaguar Recording Studio
    • Arwen Dayton - Author
    • Natasha Gray - Artist/sculptor
    • Vivian Gray - Actress (Dread)
    • Sylvan Lionni - Artist
    • Melissa McPhail - Author
    • David O'Donnell - Actor/producer/writer: Air Force One; NCIS; Days of Our Lives
    • Eduardo Olmos - Mayor of Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico
    • Doug Rappoport - Lead guitarist (Edgar Winter)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Western Mennonite School (17.8 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SalemWestern Mennonite School
     
    9045 Wallace Rd NW
    SalemOR97304
    503-363-2000 x121
    17.8 mi | 200 students | Gr. 6-12
  • PortlandOregon Episcopal School
     
    6300 SW Nicol Road
    PortlandOR97223
    503-768-3115
    41.7 mi | 851 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
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