Preparing Boys for Life

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It doesn’t happen by chance.

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It happens at Haverford.

At The Haverford School, we take boys’ energy and imagination and build something remarkable. Our extraordinary educators leave nothing to chance in young boys’ journeys to develop the power of their minds and hearts.

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10

miles from Philadelphia, in the heart of the historic Main Line

90+

zip codes represented in an enrollment of 970 boys, pre-k-12

39

Upper School electives, including Software Programming, Modern Black Lives, and Environmental Ethics

9:1

student-to-teacher ratio

How it happens

Our best-for-boys programs are designed to help your son uncover his passion — and fuel it. In his pursuits as a scholar, a thespian, an athlete, and a citizen, he will be challenged and supported. On his journey toward manhood, he will discover all he can be.

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Adventures in the Arts

Our community offers artistic opportunities at every age. Learn More

Meet the Head of School
Meet the Head of School

The son of educators, Head of School Tyler Casertano has a strong background in leading schools and a commitment to boys' education. Learn more

Pre-k-12 school for boys in Philadelphia
We Know Boys

Our extraordinary educators are experts in the art and science of teaching boys, and will help your son uncover his passions and purpose. Learn More

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Service Learning

Community service is integrated into the classroom, beginning in pre-kindergarten, and becomes part of the boys’ educational foundation. Learn More

Faces of Haverford

How will your son make his mark?

Whether he becomes a man who achieves great feats of intellect or creativity, leads nobly, or gains quiet respect for the integrity he brings to all he does, begin his story at Haverford and you will witness the building of his full self and potential.

Brandon Adams ’02 K4 Investments
Brandon Adams

Brandon Adams ’02 is a founder and managing partner of K4 Investments, alongside his Haverford classmate Don Ware ’02. Adams' career history involves time spent as a reconnaissance team leader in the United States Army and as a Vice President with The Blackstone Group’s yield-oriented investment platform, Harvest. Now, with K4 Investments, Adams and Ware partner with, operate, and grow a small portfolio of complimentary lower middle market manufacturing businesses in the Greater Delaware Valley and Northeast region.
 

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H. Richard Winn ’60

H. Richard Winn ’60 is the editor-in-chief of Youmans and Winn Neurological Surgery and serves as either a professor of neurosurgery or neuroscience at Mount Sinai Medical School, the University of Iowa, and Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Malik Twyman Colgate Football
Malik Twyman ’17

Malik Twyman ’17 won Colgate University's 2021 Men's Athletics Director Leadership Award for his achievements and contributions to his team, school, and wider community. He is now a Legal Practice Assistant for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. 

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Ben Grant ’07
Ben Grant ’07

Ben Grant ’07 is the author of Overview and the founder of Daily Overview on Instagram. "I'm grateful that Haverford offered an environment that not only encouraged you to try new things, but also made you feel comfortable when you did so."

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Anthony Youngblood '98
Anthony Youngblood '98

Lt. Anthony Youngblood ’98 is an information warfare officer with the U.S. Navy. "There comes a time when it’s your turn to make sacrifices so that those who come after you can enjoy the same freedoms and opportunities."

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94%

attend one of their top three college choices

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83%

of Haverford fifth grade students are on track to meet the SAT college and career readiness benchmarks for math and reading.

100%

participate in community service

34%

Haverford admit rate to “top 50” colleges and universities, compared with the national average of 12%

76

boys who enter in Lower School achieve SAT scores 85 points higher than those who enter later

6

alumni are Rhodes Scholars

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What will your son’s story be?

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Begin your journey

No one brings out the best in boys like Haverford. 96% of families choose Haverford year after year – the highest re-enrollment among area independent schools.

Come see what happens at Haverford.