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Main Line Parent Education Guide: Fall 2022

Your guide to the BEST schools, preschools, and enrichment programs around the Main Line and beyond!

Presented by the Main Line Parent Team

Main Line Parent is dedicated to Building Community and one of the ways we fulfill this mission is by elevating and promoting the stories and experiences from local parents. Scroll and click through our Education Guide to find out how your neighbors found the right fit for their children.

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Main Line Preschool & Private School Open Houses | Fall 2022

We encourage you to visit each school you’re considering and have gathered our Education Partners’ Fall 2022 Open House dates. Once you recognize your favorites, there’s nothing quite like a personal tour to help you find the right fit.

Share Your Experience: Preschool & School Survey

Please share your experience with a local preschool or school so we can help others find the right fit for their children. We’ll highlight the answers and share the most-loved schools in the next edition of our Education Guide!

Main Line Parent Education Guide: Stories

Parents have a lot of choices when it comes to schools for their children. Learning about the different types of schools can help you discover the right fit for your child.

Shaping students’ hands, hearts, and minds in the Catholic tradition.

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This Gladwyne family arrived from NYC in need of a preschool for their children, and found community, education, and friendship at The Wetherill School.

When a traditional brick-and-mortar school couldn’t meet the needs of the Costanzo family, they turned to the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School and never looked back.

AIM Academy’s innovative spaces and programs support future ready skills.

High-school sweethearts looked to their past when choosing Jewish day schools for their four daughters.

Mi Casita, a Spanish-immersion preschool, has opened their fourth location in Spring House!

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With programs like Customized Workforce Solutions, their Daily Living Center, the Work Orientation Readiness Center, and more students at The Vanguard School receive real world training in addition to their education.

For parents struggling with a child’s mental health issue, CGRC offers evidence-based, therapeutic interventions.

Thinking beyond education, Westtown prioritizes social emotional learning for students in all grades.

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MLCA's philosophy guides children on a journey that is both joyful and demanding, with the belief that what students learn matters and is not merely incidental to the acquisition of a set of skills.

Young children learn through play and outdoor exploration in FCS Nature Nursery and Pre-K programs

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The Bare Family shares their love of Friends School Haverford, and why FSH was the perfect choice for their family.

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PA Cyber is unique in so many ways, including their ArtReach program- an in-person, hands-on art class where students can socialize and express themselves.

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When the Preisser family moved to the area more than a decade ago, their search for a preschool yielded more than just a facility; it brought them a whole community.

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The Concentrations Program will allow students to discover and pursue their passions through off-campus work, portfolios, capstone projects, and more.

Interested in homeschooling, but don't know where to begin? Learn how Partnership Education with Cupola Academy supported one family on their homeschooling journey.

Main Line Parent Education Partner Schools & Preschools

Main Line Parent Members are local community builders like us who would like to be more connected with families around the Main Line. The Members below support the Main Line Parent Community and our Education Guide. Have you had a great experience with any of them? You can help other families benefit from your experience with an endorsement on their Profile Page! SHOW YOUR SUPPORT WITH A 5-STAR REVIEW.

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    AIM's college prep curriculum for 1-12th grade students provides extraordinary educational opportunities to children with…


      A pluralistic Jewish day school for students in grades 6-12, Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy…

      Cupola Academy

        Cupola Academy (CA) is a secular, nonprofit educational organization that provides a supportive community-base for homeschooling families.


          Located on a beautiful campus, Friends School Haverford, provides an intellectually rich program in a…


            Friends’ Central School is a Quaker, co-educational, college-preparatory day school for students in nursery through…


              Give your child the best foundation for a lifetime of learning at Gladwyne Montessori, the…

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                Kids' Clubhouse of the Main Line provides high quality literacy-based early childhood education and childcare…

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                  La Salle College High School is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young men…


                    With a 1:6 faculty-to-student ratio, Main Line Classical Academy is small by design -- creating…

                    Mi Casita

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                      Mi Casita Preschool is Philadelphia and the Main Line's premier Spanish immersion preschool. Through project…

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                        The Montessori Children’s House of Valley Forge provides a nurturing Montessori environment where students are…


                          Mother Teresa Regional is a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

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                            Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a Catholic, independent academy for preschool - eighth grade students in historic…


                              The Phebe Anna Thorne School of Bryn Mawr College invites children to explore and learn…


                                PA Cyber is a public charter school and the premier online K-12 educational provider for…


                                  Since 1976, The Wetherill School in Gladwyne has nurtured and educated children ages 2 years…


                                    Trinity Preschool of Berwyn is a special community on the Main Line offering hands-on, creative,…

                                    Valley Forge Educational Services

                                      Located on a scenic, 28-acre campus in Malvern, PA , Valley Forge Educational Services (VFES)…


                                        Waldron Mercy Academy is proud to be a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence…

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                                          An Independent, Quaker, Co-Ed, Pre-K-12 Day School with Boarding Options in Grades 9 -12.

                                          Main Line Parent Education Partner Enrichment & Extracurricular Programs

                                          Main Line Parent Members are local community builders like us who would like to be more connected with families around the Main Line. The Members below support the Main Line Parent Community and our Education Guide. Have you had a great experience with any of them? You can help other families benefit from your experience with an endorsement on their Profile Page! SHOW YOUR SUPPORT WITH A 5-STAR REVIEW.

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                                            Appel Farm Arts Camp is a gender-affirming overnight summer arts camp for kids ages 7…

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                                              Audibleself delivers personalized Communication Skills Coaching to middle and high school age students and adults.

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                                                The Ballet 180 School builds community and spreads kindness through the art of dance.

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                                                  Brandywine Learning Center provides custom tutoring for their clients. Providing services for SAT/ACT test prep…

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                                                    Camp Experts & Teen Summers is a free advisory service that helps families find the…


                                                      Caring for Friends is a volunteer-driven, free food delivery program for homebound seniors, veterans, and…

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                                                        Chef Dad’s Table provides an exciting, safe, and engaging kitchen environment where kids learn all…


                                                          Critical Point Test Prep specializes in individualized SAT and ACT test prep and Math tutoring.

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                                                            Elementary Edge specializes in matching students with exceptional educators for targeted instruction and enrichment.


                                                              Everyone Reads PA is a non-profit that provides Pennsylvanians with evidence-based literacy advocacy, screening, education,…

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                                                                Eye Level of Berwyn offers an afterschool enrichment program for all learners from Pre-k to Middle School.


                                                                  GBO Educational Services offers customized virtual tutoring to their clients.


                                                                    At Heads Up Learning, kids get a holistic and literacy-based language learning experience. Currently remote…


                                                                      Meridee Winters School of Music provides customized, convenient, online, in-home lessons for piano, guitar, voice,…


                                                                        Milestone Therapy Group is dedicated to providing exceptional Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy…


                                                                          PAFA Youth and Family programs offer a variety of opportunities for young artists and their…


                                                                            School of Philadelphia Ballet offers the highest caliber dance education of any program in the…

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                                                                              Philadelphia Studio Ballet, For Aspiring Dancers - Pre-Ballet to age 18


                                                                                Plymouth Performing Arts Center holds musical theatre performance classes, summer camps, and private vocal training…

                                                                                REACH Tutors

                                                                                  At a time of extraordinary uncertainty in K-12 education, REACH tutors provide peace of mind…

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                                                                                    Riverbend Environmental Education Center teaches environmental principles to children in Southeastern Pennsylvania through a direct…

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                                                                                      Rocket Prep provides highly customized academic support to help students stay on top of their…

                                                                                      Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse

                                                                                        Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is a non-profit organization located in Philadelphia’s East Fairmount Park.…


                                                                                          Snapology is a STEM educational enrichment program that is offered via classes, camps, birthday parties,…


                                                                                            Spanish Workshop for Children is a Spanish immersion program for children (15 months and up).

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                                                                                              The Coliseum Sports Complex (EL1 Conshohocken) is an indoor sports facility for teams to train…


                                                                                                The Handwork Studio is a nationally recognized organization that centers on handwork education. They empower children, families, and communities through…

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                                                                                                  The Philadelphia Dance Academy offers the following programs: Early Childhood, Primary, Pre-Professional Ballet, Theater, Contemporary,…


                                                                                                    Thrive Literacy Camps provide fun, hands-on, grade-appropriate instruction on literacy skills and strategies while working…


                                                                                                      Twirl was established in 2016 when owner Sam Sinns left his job as a dancer…


                                                                                                        Wayne Art Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts.


                                                                                                          Join WCStudio at Uptown on Stage for another summer of Theatre Fun and Exploration!

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                                                                                                            Experience the magic of theatre, year-round, at Wolf Performing Arts Center!


                                                                                                              Young Rembrandts uses a unique curriculum that engages both sides of the brain so all…

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