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Main Line Preschool & Private School Open Houses: November 2021

There’s nothing quite like an open house and personal tour to get to know a school’s community when you’re searching for the right fit.

Find out when to visit the best preschools and private schools around the Main Line with our November Open House Calendar. We encourage you to visit each school you’re considering with a virtual or in person open house and tour, get to know their faculty and staff, and connect with experienced families in our Main Line Parent Community group on Facebook.

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Admissions Events Throughout the Fall 

Cupola Academy

Ages 4-18 • 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne 

Families who are interested in learning about an intellectually rich atmosphere that promotes a growth mindset, encourages lifelong learning, and emphasizes social and environmental justice.This is a supportive community-base for homeschooling families. If interested, families are encouraged to fill out an inquiry form to learn more about if this is a good fit for them. 

RSVP: https://cupolaacademy.org/admissions-process 

Contact: info@cupolaacademy.org | 610-255-7188

Holy Child Academy

Nursery – Grade 8 • 475 Shadeland Avenue, Drexel Hill 

Families with children who want to learn more about a nurturing academic environment where students develop an aptitude for critical thinking, confidence in presenting to large groups, a passion for lifelong learning, and dedication to serving others. HCA works to educate students diverse in race, culture, and religious beliefs. 

RSVP: https://www.holychildacademy.com/cf_forms/view.cfm?formID=202 

Contact: Rebecca Kellich, Director of Admissions: rkellich@holychildacademy.com | 610-259-2712 

Mi Casita

3 Months – 5 years • 116 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore 

For families looking to learn more about the fundamentals of learning language through complete Spanish immersion. Parents will be able to learn more about the fun and engaging activities that Mi Casita provides their students. If interested, schedule a tour through the interest form! 

RSVP: https://micasitapreschool.com/interest-form/ 

Contact: 484-413-2695

The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School

K – Grade 12 • 652 Midland Avenue, Midland 

Families who are interested in learning more about what a virtual learning environment looks like are able to sign up for a virtual information session. Families can learn about their innovative curriculum and instruction, their community, choices and opportunities, and the right technology. 

RSVP: https://www.pacyber.org/session/ 

Contact: Edward Elder, President: edward.elder@pacyber.org | 1-888-722-9237

Stem Prep Academy

Toddlers through Pre-K • 602 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia

Their mission is to encourage scholars (both boys and girls) to reach their full potential by providing stem focused-hands on learning. They work to bridge the gap of enrollment in STEM fields. They help children how to think, not what to think. Open houses are held every 2nd Saturday of the month. This goes from September through June. 

RSVP: https://stempreparatory.org/schedule-a-tour/ola/services/schedule-a-tour

Contact: info@stempreparatory.org | 267-687-2402

Valley Forge Educational Services Open House

Ages 5-24 • 1777 North Valley Road, Malvern, PA 19355

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Families with children and adults with special needs are invited to learn about VFES’s curriculum and instruction, clinical services, employment services, summer programs, respite, retreats and more.

RSVP: https://www.vfes.net/openhouse 

Contact: Sheba Simms, Director of Marketing & Communications: shsimms@vfes.net  | 610-296-6725 x116

The West Hill School

Preschool • 1455 West Hill Road, Bryn Mawr 

Families with preschool aged children interested in learning more about their varied curriculum. This is balanced with play and multisensory academic instruction, the children explore and satisfy their curiosities while developing their cognitive, social/emotional, and physical skills. If interested, parents can request a tour through their website, and also through reaching out to the director of admissions. 

RSVP: http://www.thewesthillschool.org/about-us/request-a-school-tour/ 

Contact: Michelle Fleitas, Director of Admissions, Finance & Communications | michelle@thewesthillschool.org 

The Wetherill School

Three years – Kindergarten • 1321 Beaumont Drive, Gladwyne 

Parents who are interested in a Montessori education for their children are invited to schedule a tour to view the school and learn more about the values that they stand for. Their teaching philosophy is based around the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of each child. All projects are designed to support their growth and intellectual curiosity. 

RSVP: https://wetherillschool.org/enrollment/ 

Contact: info@wetherillschool.org | 610-649-2299 

Westtown School

Pre-K to Grade 12  975 Westtown Road, West Chester 

Westtown School emphasizes that each child and family has unique needs, so their open house format has become a more personalized and intimate experience. These formats will allow families to dive deeper into the specific questions and interests. In person open house events for Lower and Middle School families will begin after October 2nd. However, you can virtually attend an open house at any time. 

Lower School Open House RSVP: https://www.westtown.edu/admission 

Contact: Tearson Morrison, Director of Admission: 610-399-7904 | admissions@westtown.edu 

Academy of Notre Dame

The Notre Dame faculty and staff invite you to reach out to the admissions team to schedule a phone or video conversation, or feel free to schedule a campus tour at your convenience.

RSVP: https://www.ndapa.org/cf_forms/view.cfm?formID=410s

Contact: Kara Brown, Associate Director of Upper School Admissions: ksbrown@ndapa.org | 610-971-0498 x 2


Thursday, November 4, 2021

Delaware County Christian School Lower School 

Grade Pre-K to Grade 5 • 905 South Waterloo Road, Devon 

9 am 

A diverse community full of remarkable teachers and learners, Delaware County Christain strives for excellence in everything they do. From scholarship, to arts, to athletics, everything they do is to equip their students to impact the world for Christ. 

The best way to learn more about their community is to come to their campus to meet their students and faculty! 

RSVP: https://www.dccs.org/admissions/visit/open-house 

Contact: Anne Goneau, Associate Director of Enrollment: agoneau@dccs.org | 610-353-6522 x2211

Friends’ Central School Lower School Virtual Open House

Nursery to Grade 5 • 228 Old Gulph Road, Wynnewood

9:30 am

Families with children who are looking for joy-filled learning which is embedded in play, exploration, and discovery. Families will discover the broad and varied lower school curriculum which provides each child with the opportunity to explore, discover new interests, and shine. Many of these classes are small and the instruction is individualized, which allows for students to progress at their own pace. 

RSVP: https://www.friendscentral.org/admission/admission-events

Contact: Andrea Dominic Lubrano, Director of Lower School Admission: alubrano@friendscentral.org | 610-642-7575 x7454

Friends’ Central School Middle & Upper School Fall Open House

Grades 6 to 12 • 1101 City Avenue, Wynnewood

4 pm

Families with children and teenagers from grades six through twelve looking for their kids to experience a challenging and thoughtful curriculum. This curriculum cultivates the intellectual, spiritual, and ethical growth of these kids. They will participate in a process designed to foster creative, critical, and flexible thinking, along with compassion. 

RSVP: https://www.friendscentral.org/admission/admission-events

Contact: Slyvia Indyk Devietti, Associate Director of Admissions for Middle and Upper School: sdevietti@friendscentral.org | 610-645-4494 


Friday, November 5, 2021

Montgomery School

Grades Pre K to 8 • 1141 Kimberton Road Chester Springs

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Montgomery School is committed to meeting the developmental needs of early childhood and early adolescence. They promise to know and challenge each child, and inspire them to reach their potential.

They believe in the power of community and a strong partnership between parents and educators to support the growth and development of each student.

If you are interesting in learning more, specifically about Little Me At Montgomery, families with children ages 3-6 are encouraged to attend— but all ages are welcome!

RSVP: https://www.montgomeryschool.org/cf_forms/view.cfm?formID=45

Contact: Drew Cocco, Director of Enrollment Management: dcocco@montgomeryschool.org | 610-601-4338


Saturday, November 6, 2021 

Center School

Grades 1 to 8 • 2450 Hamilton Avenue, Abington

Each Tuesday, they will be hosting Touring Tuesday for prospective families to visit their campus and learn more about how Center School supports children with learning differences. 

Every Thursday at 6:30pm, they will be holding virtual information sessions. 

On Saturday, November 6th, they will be hosting a Designer Bag Bingo event at 5:30 PM. 

All events are found on their website. 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designer-bag-bingo-tickets-164838583641, https://centerschoolpa.org/, https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkc–vqD4qG9enA0dMNQXkOLA_zxR3Zsdn 

Contact: Tiffany Getz, Director of Admission: tgetz@centerschoolpa.org | 215-657-2200

Aim Academy

Grades 1 to 12 • 1200 River Rd, Conshohocken

9 am – 10 am

Aim Academy is a coeducational, independent school in Conshohocken dedicated to providing extraordinary educational opportunities to children in grades 1-12 with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Families who are interested in learning more are invited to attend their open houses. If you cannot make one, there are several different dates to attend throughout the fall.

RSVP: https://www.aimpa.org/admissions/discoveraim

Contact: Laura Rup, Admission Director: lrup@aimpa.org | 215-948-9517


Sunday, November 7, 2021 

Waldron Mercy Academy

Pre-K to Grade 8 • 513 Montgomery Avenue, Merion Station 

1 pm 

Families are invited to learn more about their innovative curriculum combining academics, technology, arts, athletics, and service, in a faith-based environment. They celebrate academic progress and encourage students to develop the confidence to become responsible members and leaders in the global community.

If you aren’t able to attend the open house, you can visit campus every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. for a personal tour. 

RSVP: https://www.waldronmercy.org/visit-us 

Contact: Suzanne Gallagher, Director of Admissions: admissons@waldronmercy.org | 610-664-9847 x113 

Montgomery School

Pre-K to Grade 8 • 1141 Kimberton Road, Chester Springs

1 pm – 3:00 pm

Step onto Montgomery School’s campus and you will immediately feel what their students feel every day—a sense of belonging, the power of a space designed for children, room to move and think freely, the support of teachers who know their students well, and a welcoming community that inspires participation with purpose.

They believe in the power of community and a strong partnership between parents and educators to support the growth and development of each student.

If you are interesting in learning more, you are encouraged to sign up for the open house!

RSVP: https://www.montgomeryschool.org/admissions/visit

Contact: Drew Cocco, Director of Enrollment Management, 610-601-4338, dcocco@montgomeryschool.org


Tuesday, November 9, 2021 

Delaware County Christian School Upper School 

Grades 6 to 12 • 462 Malin Road, Newtown Square 

9 am 

A diverse community full of remarkable teachers and learners, Delaware County Christain strives for excellence in everything they do. From scholarship, to arts, to athletics, everything they do is to equip their students to impact the world for Christ. 

The best way to learn more about their community is to come to their campus to meet their students and faculty! 

RSVP: https://www.dccs.org/admissions/visit/open-house 

Contact: Anne Goneau, Associate Director of Enrollment: agoneau@dccs.org | 610-353-6522 x2211

Gladwyne Montessori Virtual Information Session

Infants to 12 years • 920 Youngs Ford Road, Gladwyne 

7:30 pm

Parents who are interested in Montessori education are invited to learn more about their research based curriculum, which provides an individualized learning experience that cultivates depth of knowledge and the values required to be actively engaged global citizens.

Contact: Becca Williams, Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management: 610-649-1761

RSVP: https://www.gladwyne.org/admissions/visit-us, You can also schedule an in-person appointment as well.


Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy Virtual Open House 

Grades 6 – 12 • 272 S Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr

7:00 pm

Barrack’s Virtual Open House events provide an opportunity for you to hear from administration, faculty, and current students, and gain a fuller understanding of why their students love where they learn. 

RSVP: https://www.jbha.org/admissions/open-house

Contact: Beth Rivkind, Director of Admissions: 610-922-2347 or brivkind@jbha.org


Tuesday, November 10, 2021

LaSalle College High School

Grades 9 to 12 • 8605 W Cheltenham Ave, Wyndmoor

9:00 am – 11:00am

Parents of prospective students are invited to attend a “Morning at La Salle.” The program provides parents with an academic presentation, classroom visits, and a question and answer session with faculty, administrators, and students. Space is limited, so individuals are encouraged to pre-register early to reserve your spot.

RSVP: Kevin Dougherty, Vice President of Enrollment Services: doughertyK@lschs.org

Contact: https://www.lschs.org/admissions/visit


Saturday, November 13, 2021

Stem Prep Academy

Toddlers through Pre-K 604 • 602 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia

Their mission is to encourage scholars (both boys and girls) to reach their full potential by providing stem focused-hands on learning. They work to bridge the gap of enrollment in STEM fields. They help children how to think, not what to think. 

Open houses are held every 2nd Saturday of the month. This goes from September through June. 

RSVP: https://stempreparatory.org/schedule-a-tour/ola/services/schedule-a-tour

Contact: info@stempreparatory.org | 267-687-2402


Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Montgomery School

Pre-K to Grade 8 • 1141 Kimberton Road, Chester Springs

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Step onto Montgomery School’s campus and you will immediately feel what their students feel every day—a sense of belonging, the power of a space designed for children, room to move and think freely, the support of teachers who know their students well, and a welcoming community that inspires participation with purpose.

They believe in the power of community and a strong partnership between parents and educators to support the growth and development of each student.

If you are interesting in learning more, you are encouraged to attend the Virtual Lower School Mini Open House!

RSVP: https://www.montgomeryschool.org/admissions/visit

Contact: Drew Cocco, Director of Enrollment Management, 610-601-4338, dcocco@montgomeryschool.org


Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Aim Academy

Grades 1 to 12 • 1200 River Rd, Conshohocken

6 pm – 7 pm

Aim Academy is a coeducational, independent school in Conshohocken dedicated to providing extraordinary educational opportunities to children in grades 1-12 with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Families who are interested in learning more are invited to attend their open houses. If you cannot make one, there are several different dates to attend throughout the fall.

RSVP: https://www.aimpa.org/admissions/discoveraim

Contact: Laura Rup, Admissions Director: lrup@aimpa.org | 215-948-9517

Montgomery School

Pre-K to Grade 8 • 1141 Kimberton Road, Chester Springs

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Step onto Montgomery School’s campus and you will immediately feel what their students feel every day—a sense of belonging, the power of a space designed for children, room to move and think freely, the support of teachers who know their students well, and a welcoming community that inspires participation with purpose.

They believe in the power of community and a strong partnership between parents and educators to support the growth and development of each student.

If you are interesting in learning more, you are encouraged to attend the Virtual Middle School Mini Open House!

RSVP: https://www.montgomeryschool.org/admissions/visit

Contact: Drew Cocco, Director of Enrollment Management, 610-601-4338, dcocco@montgomeryschool.org


Saturday, November 20, 2021

Villa Maria Academy Lower School 

Grades Pre K to 8 • 370 Central Avenue, Malvern 

1 pm – 2:30 pm 

Villa Maria works to blend spirituality with academics in a nurturing learning environment for students. They focus on leadership and service. Their educational process is student-centered and not limited to just the walls of the classroom. Parents are encouraged to attend their open house to see if this is the best fit for their child!

RSVP: https://vm-pa.client.renweb.com/oa/inquiry.cfm?memberid=2691 

Contact: Jennifer Gentleman Rose, Director of Enrollment Management: jrose@vmahs.org | 610-644-2551 ext. 1020


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