Haverford School is an all-men’s, nonsectarian, private college preparatory day school located nine miles outside of Philadelphia on that city’s historic “Main Line.” Its reputation as a pillar of academic excellence is long-standing and graduates gain admission into America’s top colleges year after year.
Haverford incorporates the idea of service learning into its curriculum; each student needs to complete an entire service project each school year.
The school emphasizes environmental sustainability on campus and within the Montgomery County community.
Awards, Ranking, Alumni, Tuition:
- Six Rhodes Scholars
- National Merit Scholarship Competition, Classes 2008–12: 46 Commended; 37 Semifinalists, 31 Finalists
- Alumni include painter Maxfield Parrish, physicist Britton Chance, astronaut Pete Conrad, political scientist John DiIulio, and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper
- Tuition: $34,800