THE

Swain

VISION

We nurture the collective joy of learning and individual spirit within each child.

- D. Esther Swain, Founder

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We nurture the collective joy of learning and individual spirit within each child.

- D. Esther Swain, Founder

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365体育投注the sense of community instantly experienced by new families upon entering Swain

300

students in
grades PS-8

14

average class size

20

acres of space to learn, explore, and compete

32%

diversity of student body

22

school districts represented with transportation available

7:00

early morning drop off with after-school programs available through the evening

90

years of academic excellence. Accredited through the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools and Middle States Association

Get to know Dr. Webster

By Karen Mitton

At the beginning of March, Dr. Armistead Webster was named Head of School by The Swain School Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Webster will succeed current Head of School, Dr. Shannan Boyle Schuster. These crazy times of quarantine and social distancing have presented both challenges and new opportunities for the Swain community…

Virtual Community at a Time of Uncertainty

By Melissa Carroll

365体育投注Growing up, I watched the Jetsons, a comical cartoon about a futuristic world where Elroy, a school-aged boy, attends Little Dipper School and interacts with robots, holograms, and space age conveniences. I never imagined until three months ago, we would be embracing a virtual world that is similar in so many ways. Faculty are developing…

Expect Amazing

By Karen Mitton

  Timing isn’t always everything, but I am trying so hard to focus on silver linings during this COVID-19 pandemic.  Sleep evaded me for much of last night (and those of you who know me well are laughing right now because you know that not much keeps me from my precious sleep!).  Some of my…

How has your experience at the Swain School helped prepare you for high school and beyond?

"Swain has truly made itself a second home for me, and when I leave I know I will look back on my time here fondly. I have met so many influential people, learned so many things, and made so many memories. I’ve built rockets and hot air balloons and memorized monologues and songs and enjoyed every minute of it...going into high school, I know I will keep with me all of the lessons I learned from the community at Swain, and that those people will always be in my heart."...Read More

-Amelia, graduating class of 2018

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