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12/22/2014 04:50PM ● Published by Kerigan Butt

DELAWARE PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Archmere Academy
3600 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, 798-6632, archmereacademy.com

An open house will be held Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater.


Caravel Academy
2801 Del Laws Road, Bear, 834-8938, caravel.org


Hockessin Montessori

1000 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, 302-234-1240, thehms.org



Independence School

1300 Paper Mill Rd., Newark, 302-239-0332, theindependenceschool.org

Open houses will be held Nov. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m., Feb. 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and April 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday Tours are available every Tuesday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. To arrange a personal tour, call Carol Bergner at 302-239-0332 or e-mail cbergner@tisde.org.



Layton Preparatory School
6201 Kennett Pike, Centreville, 655-3280, laytonprep.org

An open house will be held Oct. 1 from 9 to 11 a.m.



The New School
812 Elkton Road, Newark, 456-9838, thenewschool.com


Red Lion Christian Academy
1390 Red Lion Road, Bear, 834-2526, redlionca.org

Red Lion is happy to accommodate personal tours. Contact admissions@redlionca.org or call 302, 834-2526, ext. 1.


Salesianum School
1801 N. Broom St., Wilmington, 654-2495, salesianum.org

An open house will be held Nov. 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.


Sanford School
6900 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, 239-5263, sanfordschool.org

An open house will be held Oct. 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.


St. Andrew’s School
350 Noxontown Road, Middletown, 378-9511, standrews-de.org

Tours are offered regularly. Call 302-285-4231.

Weekday tours at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 1:40 p.m.

Saturday tours on Oct. 18; Nov. 1, 8 and 15; Dec. 6; Jan. 10 and 31; Feb. 7. Saturday tours are offered at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.



The Tatnall School
1501 Barley Mill Road, Wilmington, 998-2292, tatnall.org

An open house will be held Oct. 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. for the Preschool and Lower School (ages 3 to fourth grade); Oct. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. for the Middle and Upper School (grades 5 to 12); and an all-school open house on Nov. 8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Reservations required.



Tower Hill School
2813 W. 17th St., Wilmington, 575-0550, towerhill.org

An open house will be held Nov. 2 at 1 p.m.



Ursuline Academy
1106 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, 658-7158, ursuline.org

A Middle and Upper School open house will be held Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.; an Early Childhood and Lower School open house will be held Nov. 16 at 1 p.m.


Wilmington Christian School
825 Loveville Road, Hockessin, 239-2121, wilmingtonchristian.org


Wilmington Friends School
101 School Road, Wilmington, 576-2900, wilmingtonfriends.org

Open houses for the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools will be held Oct. 6 from 9 to 11 a.m.; Nov. 4 from 9 to 11 a.m.; Jan. 26 from 9 to 11 a.m.; and April 6 from 9 to 11 a.m. A Middle and Upper School open house will be held Nov. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m.

DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON

Padua Academy
905 N. Broom St., Wilmington, 421-3739, paduaacademy.org

An open house will be held Oct. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m.



St. Elizabeth High School
1500 Cedar St., Wilmington, 656-3369, sehs.org

An open house will be held Oct. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.



St. Mark’s High School
2501 Pike Creek Road, Wilmington, 738-3300, stmarkshs.net

Tours are available Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Delaware College of Art and Design
600 N. Market St., Wilmington, 622-8000, dcad.edu

A fall open house will be held Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon.



Delaware State University
3931 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 254-5340, desu.edu


Delaware Technical Community College
400 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, 454-3900;

333 Shipley St., Wilmington, 571-5300, dtcc.edu



Goldey-Beacom College
4701 Limestone Road, Wilmington, 998-8814, gbc.edu

Open houses are held on Saturday afternoons three times a year. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., presentations begin at 11:00 am, and campus tours begin at noon. Lunch is provided. Information sessions are available on Saturday mornings six times a year. Discussion begins at 10 a.m., with a campus tour starting at 11 a.m. The Admissions Office is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. Call 302-225-6248 to schedule a visit.



Springfield College
1007 Orange St., Wilmington, 658-5720, springfieldcollege.edu

An open house will be held Oct. 5.


University of Delaware
Main Campus in Newark; Wilmington Campus, 831-2792, udel.edu

An open house "Blue and Golden Saturday" will be held Oct. 25, featuring faculty members, admissions staff, financial aid, housing, athletics, career servies and others, as well as a tour of the campus and residence halls and a walk down Main Street.



Widener University School of Law
4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 477-2100, law.widener.edu


Wilmington University
320 Dupont Hwy., New Castle, 356-4636

31 Reads Way, New Castle, 655-5400

3411 Silverside Road, Wilmington, (877) 967-5464

651 N. Broad St., Middletown, (877) 967-5464




Chester County Intermediate Unit

Educational Service Center

455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335

Telephone: (484) 237-5000


Chester County Technical College High School Brandywine Campus

484-593-5100

443 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335

www.tchsbrandywine.org

Chester County Technical College High School Pennock's Bridge Campus

610-345-1800

280 Pennock's Bridge Road, West Grove, PA 19390

www.tchspennocks.org

Chester County Technical College High School Pickering Campus

610-933-8877

1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460-2371

www.tchspickering.org


NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS


Assumption B.V.M. School (610-869-9576)

290 State Road, West Grove, PA 19390

Tours are held every Tuesday and Wednesday and can be scheduled by contacting Sandra Gosline at sgosline@comcast.net or by calling the main office at 610-869-9576.


Bethany Christian School (610-998-0877)

1137 Shadyside Road, Oxford, PA 19363

Tours can be arranged. Call 610-998-0877, ext. 1.



CFS, The School at Church Farm (610-363-7500)

1001 East Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA 19341-2818

Parent's weekend will be held Oct. 17 and 18. Contact Carol Houck at chouck@gocfs.net, or call 610-363-5375.



Episcopal Day School (610-644-6181)

Church of the Good Samaritan

212 West Lancaster Avenue, Paoli, PA 19301

www.goodsamdayschool.org


George Fox Friends School (610-593-7122)

2009 Gap-Newport Pike, Cochranville, PA 19330

www.gffs.org


Kimberton Waldorf School (610-933-3635)

410 W. Seven Stars Rd., P. O. Box 350, Kimberton, PA 19442

An all-school open house for adults and older children will be held Nov. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m., Feb. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m., and April 19 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Adults and children in fifth through eighth grades can visit the High School on Oct. 20 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Adults can find out about the Middle School program on jan. 20 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Adults can find out about the Lower School on Jan. 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Adults and children can find out about the Kindergarten on Oct. 24 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Jan. 23 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Feb. 20 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., March 14 from 10 to 11 a.m., and May 2 from 10 to 11 a.m.



Landenberg Christian Academy (610-255-5512)

P.O. Box 397, Kemblesville, PA 19347

www.lca-pa.com



London Grove Friends Kindergarten (610-268-8466)

500 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348


Malvern Preparatory School (484-595-1131)

418 South Warren Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355

An open house will be held Oct. 26 beginning at 8:30 a.m.


Sacred Heart School (610-932-3633)

205 Church Road, Oxford, PA 19363


Upland Country Day School (610-444-3035)

420 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Open houses will be held Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon, Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon, Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon, March 3 from 9 a.m. to noon, and April 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. Register by calling Patrick Manahan at 610-444-7755 or e-mailing pmanahan@uplandcds.org.


Villa Maria Academy Lower School (610-644-4864)

1140 King Road, Immaculata, PA 19345-0600

West Chester Christian School (610-692-3700)

1237 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380


West Chester Friends School (610-696-2962)

415 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

An open house will be held Oct. 1 at 9 a.m. for The Friends Play School through fifth grade. A Fall Fair and Homecoming will be held Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with tours at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Another open house will be held Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. for The Friends Play School through fifth grade. An open house will be held Nov. 22 beginning at 10 a.m. during the Book Fair.



Westtown School (610-399-0123)

975 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19382
An All-School open house will be held Nov. 2 at 1 p.m.; a Lower and Middle School open house will be held Jan. 26 at 9 a.m.; and an All School open house will be held April 27 at 9 a.m.


White Clay Learning Center (610-880-0114)

250 New Garden Road, Toughkenamon, PA 19374

whiteclaylearning.org


CHESTER COUNTY CHARTER SCHOOLS

Avon Grove Charter School (Early Learning Center) (610-255-5325)

1769 New London Road, Landenberg, PA 19350

www.agcharter.org



Avon Grove Charter School (West Grove Campus) (484-667-5000)

110 East State Road, West Grove, PA 19390

www.agcharter.org



AREA COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES


Cheyney University of PA (610-399-2220)

1837 University Circle, P. O. Box 200, Cheyney, PA 19319-0200


Delaware County Community College (Marple Campus) (610-359-5000)

901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063-1094


Delaware County Community College (Brandywine Campus) (610-723-1100)

455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335

Delaware County Community College (Brandywine Campus) (610-723-1100)

455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335


Delaware County Community College (Exton Campus) (610-450-6500)

912 Springdale Drive, Exton, PA 19341


Delaware County Community College (Pennock’s Bridge Campus) (610-869-5100)

280 Pennock’s Bridge Road, West Grove, PA 19390



Immaculata University (610-647-4400)

1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA 19345


The Lincoln University (484-365-8000)

1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, PA 19352


Penn State Great Valley (610-648-3200)

(School of Graduate Professional Studies)

30 East Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA 19355


Valley Forge Christian College (610-935-0450)

1401 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460



West Chester University of Pennsylvania (610-436-1000)

University and High Streets, West Chester, PA 19383 

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