Admission at CFS During COVID-19

While we are unable to welcome you to our beautiful Exton campus in person right now, we hope you'll sign up for an upcoming virtual Admission event to get the feel for the CFS experience.

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Can I still visit campus?

    No, campus is closed. You can get a sense of our community on our website and through our social media channels. When campus reopens, we will invite applicants, newly enrolled students and others to visit campus.
  • Is CFS resuming normal operations for the 2020-2021 school year?

    CFS will be opening in a remote learning mode in 2020-2021, with students able to participate either in person or at home. In-person learning will commence during the second semester, which begins in early February 2021. 
  • What is required to complete an application for CFS?

    The requirements to complete the application have not changed - English Teacher Recommendation, Math Teacher Recommendation, Guidance Counselor Recommendation, transcripts for the past 3 years, SSAT test scores and interview.
  • How can I contact the school right now? 

    Please email and someone will get back to you as soon as possible. 
  • Is CFS still accepting applications for the 20-21 school year? 

    No. Applications for 21-22 will open on September 1. 
  • What happens if I cannot take the SSAT test or contact my teacher to complete the recommendation?

    The admission team will work with each student individually to gather as much information as possible, and decisions to waive requirements will be made on a case by case basis.

Our Team

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Lisa Smoots

    Lisa Smoots 

    Director of Admission
  • Photo of Marvin Garcia

    Marvin Garcia 

    Assistant Director of Admission
  • Photo of Michael Agosto

    Michael Agosto 

    International Admissions/Cottage Faculty
  • Photo of Barbara Scudder

    Barbara Scudder 

    Admission Coordinator
  • Photo of Omar Vicente

    Omar Vicente 

    Admission Interviewer/Cottage Faculty
The Church Farm School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in grades 9-12 located in Exton, PA. Founded in 1918 to provide an excellent education to young men from limited means, Church Farm School now serves boys from a range of socio-economic circumstances who are seeking an extraordinary educational opportunity. The school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum and an exceptional level of personal attention, with class sizes averaging between just 7 and 12 students.