Where is Church Farm School?

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of the nation’s largest and most historic cities, is a little over 30 miles away — about an hour drive — from Exton, home of Church Farm School.

Founded in 1682, Philadelphia’s significant role in our country’s history provides a wealth of educational opportunities for Church Farm students. Some of our students’ favorite places to visit in Philadelphia include the Barnes Museum, the American Museum of the Revolution, the Museum of Art, the National Constitution Center and Chinatown. As community service is part of the Church Farm student experience, our young men donate their time and talents to local organizations, including mentoring students at  St. James School, a faith-based middle school in Philadelphia.

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Why Do Philadelphia Families Choose Church Farm School?

Whether they’re looking for a boarding or day high school program for their son, Philadelphia families choose Church Farm School for many different reasons, including:
  • Personalized support. Our dedicated faculty, counselors, coaches and cottage parents really get to know their students, offering guidance and help that is tailored uniquely to their individual needs.
  • An inclusive brotherhood. Our young men come from all walks of life and diverse backgrounds, making the Church Farm student body a built-in support system that innately teaches inclusivity and acceptance.
  • Exceptional academics. College prep, honors and advanced placement courses are complemented by numerous electives and extracurriculars.
  • Unique opportunities. Every Church Farm student plays a sport and participates in extracurriculars that will introduce them to new interests and abilities.

Church Farm graduates are real-world ready. If you’re interested in learning about our boarding school program, please download our free e-book with more information.
Growing up, I’ve always cherished the electrifying energy of Philly during the spring and summer seasons. From enjoying water ice from Rita's to deciding whether to eat from Jim's Steaks or Ishkabibbles, Philadelphia is the place to go for good food!
-Temidayo Bambe, '22
Learn more about how Church Farm School provides an exceptional education and opportunities for boys in and around Philadelphia.
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.