Admission

Visit Church Farm School

We look forward to showing you our campus and introducing you to our community of students and adults.

Campus Offerings

Our Admission team and tour guides are here to show you and your family all that our campus has to offer, including:

  • Classrooms set up for optimal participation and engagement.
  • Home-like cottages where you will reside, or, if you are a day student, where you will be assigned as a “resident” so you truly feel part of the community.
  • Beautiful and historic facilities including our Chapel of the Atonement where we gather twice each week; Alumni Hall where we hold school-wide meetings and special presentations; the Dining Center where our caterer Sodexo prepares delicious and nutritious meals and snacks; and our athletic facilities that serve more than 11 different team sports.

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  • Schedule Your Visit

    The on-campus interview is an important — and required — part of our application process. We recommend that you schedule your visit to campus during the fall in an attempt to avoid inclement weather during the winter.

    You must complete your interview visit no later than January 31 to be considered in our first round of admission decisions. Please phone our office ahead of time to schedule your visit. Our staff conducts interviews during the times found below. Please allow approximately 90 minutes for your tour and interview.

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 
    11:30 AM

    Saturday
    By appointment only
  • Campus Tour

    Your interview visit will begin in our admission office. There you will meet your tour guide and embark on a 30 to 45-minute tour of the campus. We encourage you to ask your guide plenty of questions about student life at Church Farm School.
  • Interview

    After your tour, an admissions officer will meet with you for an interview. Your interviewer will ask you questions about important events in your life, your current school situation and why you are interested in attending Church Farm School.

    Following your interview, the admissions officer will meet separately with your parents to answer any questions they may have about Church Farm. When your admission visit concludes, you are more than welcome to continue exploring the campus. Feel free to visit any extracurricular activities and sports practices or games that are scheduled.

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Directions

CFS is located at 1001 E. Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA. CFS is easily accessible by car using the directions below. The school can also be reached by air, train or bus. Please call the Admissions Office at 610.363.5347 for additional travel information.

Note: Beginning in late August 2019, the new entrance to Church Farm School will be from Valley Creek Boulevard. 

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  • From NY, North/Central New Jersey and points Northeast

    Make your way to the PA Turnpike and travel west to Valley Forge Exit 326. Immediately after leaving the toll booth area, look for Route 202 South heading toward West Chester. Continue 9 miles on Route 202 South until you see signs for Route 30, Frazer/Downingtown. As you approach this exit, be sure to follow the sign that reads East 30/Business 30, Exton/Frazer. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto West Business 30. At your first light (Valley Creek Boulevard), turn right and make your first left onto Shreiner Way, the new entrance road to Church Farm School (beginning in August 2019). Follow the road to the front visitor parking lot and check in at reception. 
  • From Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and West

    Make your way to the PA Turnpike and travel east to Downingtown Exit 312. Immediately after leaving the toll booth area, look for Route 100 South heading towards West Chester. Travel on 100 South about 3 miles, then make a left turn onto East Business 30. After you pass Church Farm Lane on your left (former entrance), turn left onto Valley Creek Boulevard. Make your first left onto Shreiner Way, the new entrance road to Church Farm School (beginning in August 2019). Follow the road to the front visitor parking lot and check in at reception. 
  • From the Lancaster area on the Route 30 Bypass

    Take the Route 30 Bypass east past Coatesville and Downingtown. Follow signs for East 30/Frazer. Get in the left lane to exit. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto West Business 30 and then left again at the first light (Valley Creek Boulevard). Make your first left onto Shreiner Way, the new entrance road to Church Farm School (beginning in August 2019). Follow the road to the front visitor parking lot and check in at reception. 
  • From Washington DC, Baltimore and points South

    Take Interstate 95 North to Route 202 North (pick up Route 202 near Wilmington, Delaware). Continue on Route 202 North, and be sure to follow 202 as it bears to the right just below West Chester, PA. Continuing on Route 202 North, ignore signs that read 100 North/30 West, Exton. Stay on 202 North and look for signs that read Route 30/Frazer. Follow these signs and at the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right on West Business 30. Turn right at the first light (Valley Creek Boulevard). Make your first left onto Shreiner Way, the new entrance road to Church Farm School (beginning in August 2019). Follow the road to the front visitor parking lot and check in at reception. 
  • From Philadelphia

    Take Route 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) to Route 202 South heading toward West Chester. Continue 9 miles on Route 202 South until you see signs for Route 30, Frazer/Downingtown. As you approach this exit, be sure to follow the sign that reads East 30/Business 30, Exton/Frazer. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto West Business 30, and then right again at the first light (Valley Creek Boulevard). Make your first left onto Shreiner Way, the new entrance road to Church Farm School (beginning in August 2019). Follow the road to the front visitor parking lot and check in at reception.
  • From Philadelphia International Airport:

    Take Route 95 South to Route 322 West/North to Route 1 South and turn left.  Within a couple of miles, turn right on Route 202 North. Continue on Route 202 North, and be sure to follow 202 as it bears to the right just below West Chester, PA. Continuing on Route 202 North, ignore signs that read 100 North/30 West, Exton. Stay on 202 North and look for signs that read Route 30/Frazer.  Follow these signs and at the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left on West Business 30. Turn right at the first light (Valley Creek Boulevard). Make your first left onto Shreiner Way, the new entrance road to Church Farm School (beginning in August 2019). Follow the road to the front visitor parking lot and check in at reception. 
  • From South Jersey (Ben Franklin Bridge)

    After crossing the Ben Franklin Bridge, follow signs for Route 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway). Follow 76 West all the way to Route 202 South heading toward West Chester. Continue 9 miles on Route 202 South until you see signs for Route 30, Frazer/Downingtown. As you approach this exit, be sure to follow the sign that reads East 30/Business 30, Exton/Frazer. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto West Business 30. Turn right at the first light (Valley Creek Boulevard). Make your first left onto Shreiner Way, the new entrance road to Church Farm School (beginning in August 2019). Follow the road to the front visitor parking lot and check in at reception. 
  • From South Jersey (Walt Whitman Bridge or Commodore Barry Bridge)

    After crossing either bridge, take Route 95 South to 322 West/North to Route 1 South and turn left. Within a couple of miles, turn right on Route 202 North. Continue on Route 202 North, and be sure to follow 202 as it bears to the right just below West Chester, PA. Continuing on Route 202 North, ignore signs that read 100 North/30 West, Exton. Stay on 202 North and look for signs that read Route 30/Frazer. Follow these signs and at the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left on West Business 30. Turn right at the first light (Valley Creek Boulevard). Make your first left onto Shreiner Way, the new entrance road to Church Farm School (beginning in August 2019). Follow the road to the front visitor parking lot and check in at reception. 

Local Accommodation Information

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.