Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Kevin Hughes
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Boarding and day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
Environmental
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Visual arts
Career and Tech (vocational)
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Internships
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Teacher-run
Waldorf

Classes

9
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
8
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Bell / handbell choir
Chamber music
Performing & written arts Improv
Drama
Dance
Creative writing
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Engineering
Electrical
Culinary
Construction / Building
Business management
Agriculture
Media arts None
Visual arts Textiles
Sculpture
Printmaking
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
Architecture
World languages taught German
Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
College preparation resources SAT/ACT prep classes
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 93% 71%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Black 3% 15%
Hispanic 1% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
5
Boys Sports
including: Lacrosse
Girls sports Volleyball
Soccer
Lacrosse
Field hockey
Cross country
Basketball
Tennis
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

11
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School counselor

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation options (misc.) Local school district busing
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Seven Stars Farm
Partner website Http://www.sevenstarsfarm.com/
Partner Triskeles
Partner website Http://triskelesprograms.org/
Partner Camphill
Partner website Http://www.camphill.org/
Partner Kimberton Whole Foods
Partner website Http://www.kimbertonwholefoods.com/
Partner Kimberton Clinic
Partner website Http://kimbertonclinic.com/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://kimberton.org/admissions
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $2000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012