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Main Line Preschool & Private School Open Houses: September 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 September 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

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 


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Gladwyne Montessori Virtual Information Session

Infants to 12 years • 920 Youngs Ford Road, Gladwyne 

1:00 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.

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

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


Thursday, September 23, 2021

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.

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

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


Friday, September 24, 2021

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


Sunday, September 26, 2021

Academy of Notre Dame

Grades 6 to 12 • 560 Sproul Road, Villanova 

10 am – 1pm

Discover your daughter’s future of promise at The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur by attending their Fall Open House on Sunday, September 26th at 10:00 am.

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 x2

La Salle College High School

High School • 8605 W Cheltenham Avenue, Wyndmoor 

10 am – 12:30pm 

All of the school’s facilities and programs are available for viewing. This will include presentations, demonstrations, and guided tours. A 9 am mass will also be held for those who are interested. 

RSVP: https://lschs.schooladminonline.com/portal/new_inquiry 

Contact: Admissions Office: 215-402-4800


Thursday, September 30, 2021

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://info.friendscentral.org/visit-fcs-all-schools#two 

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

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