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Main Line Parent Education Guide: Spring 2023

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

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Main Line Preschool & Private School Open Houses | Spring 2023

We encourage you to visit each school you’re considering. To help make this process a little easier, check out our list of Education Partners’ Spring 2023 Open House dates.

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Main Line Parent Education Guide: Stories

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Alumni return to share their stories and how going to MCHVF is "all in the family"!

Perelman Jewish Day School offers unparalleled advantages. From economics and engineering to philosophy and music theory, their students grow to view things from a very distinctive point of view.

Westtown is where a student’s purpose is illuminated.

An inside look at the Main Line Parent Community's favorite libraries for kids and families. Find out what makes them great!

The academic success of the students at Bryn Mawr’s Main Line Classical Academy validates that children are never too young to learn great things.

Learn more about the campus life, curriculum, and more at this Wynnewood area school with two campuses.

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.

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

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.

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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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.

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…


                              How speaking two languages prepares a child to excel in math, coding, literature and life.


                                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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                                              A Path To Hope is a non-profit organization built to connect families and their loved…

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                                                Arzoo Academy specializes in placements to top colleges in the US (Ivy League and Top…


                                                  We help young athletes build confidence & improve their skills through 1on1 sports coaching.

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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.


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


                                                          The Center for Forensic Science Research & Education (CFSRE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to…

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

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                                                                  Founded in 1924 in Norristown, PA, Elmwood Park Zoo is home to hundreds of animals…


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


                                                                      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…


                                                                          Founded by a Fortune 500 executive and proud local mom, Hire This Mom offers career…

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                                                                            Preparing students for their collegiate futures through test prep, tutoring, and essay consulting.


                                                                              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…

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                                                                                  Next Level Sports, Inc develops the leadership potential of today's youth.


                                                                                    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

                                                                                            No matter what your child’s academic or athletic experience may be, REACH helps fill in…

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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.…


                                                                                                    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,…

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                                                                                                            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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