Preparing Boys for Life

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Class Parents

Lower School

Katherine Schroeder

Elizabeth Robbins

First Grade
Jody Coghlan

Second Grade
Taliba Foster

Third Grade
Stacy Press

Fourth Grade
Nancy Smartt

Fifth Grade
Chris Adams 

Mark Ross

Middle School

Sixth Grade
Anne Ford

Form I (7th Grade)
Suga Smith

Form II (8th Grade)
Quincy McCoy

Lynann Cimino

Upper School

Form III (9th Grade)
Jill Aschkenasy 

Eunice Pendergast

Form IV (10th Grade)

Amie Benson

Susan Costin

Form V (11th Grade)
Shannon Zeller 

Form VI (12th Grade)
Ann Glavin

Shannon Sanfilippo

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FAQ: Lower School

What are the hours of Lower School?

8:20 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

8:20 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

First Grade
8:20 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Second Grade
8:20 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Third Grade
8:20 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Fourth Grade
8:20 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Fifth Grade
8:20 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Do you have extended hours?

The boys can be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. (no charge). We do have the ability to keep the boys until 6 p.m. (some fees apply). Read about our After Care and Enrichment programs >

What is the Lower School dress code?

Shirt: white, yellow, maroon, or gold; collared, knit polo, or turtleneck; either long or short sleeves, or Oxford button-down. Shirts must be tucked in!

Pants: khaki or navy. Shorts of these colors are permitted during the warm-weather months from September through Oct. 31, and April 1 through the first week of June. Cargo pants and cargo shorts are not permitted.

Shoes: sneakers with Velcro and shoes with laces tied.

Physical Education classes: all boys in kindergarten through Grade 5 will need a Haverford School reversible gym shirt. Only sneakers are allowed on the gym floor.

Hair should be neatly groomed and out of the eyes of the student. Jewelry is not allowed.

Click here to visit the Fords Store and purchase polos and gym shirts >

How do I report an absence?

Please call the Lower School office at 610-642-3020, x1957.

When will I get my class assignment?

Fall packets will be sent via mail in mid-August.

Where can I find summer reading lists?

Summer reading information is available at

FAQ: Middle/Upper School

What is the Middle/Upper School dress code?

A coat and tie are required in all buildings throughout the academic day (8 a.m.-3:15 p.m.) and students are expected to be neat and well groomed. Teachers reserve the right to allow students to remove their jackets while in class, and at times the Division Head may declare that coats are not necessary during the academic day when the weather is hot.

Students may wear:

  • A sports coat or blazer
  • Dress shirt with tie
  • Trousers with belt loops and a belt or shorts with belt loops and a belt
  • Socks and shoes
  • Boots (in bad weather only)

Hair: neat, above the shirt collar, and of natural color

Students may not wear:

  • Jeans, cargo pants, cargo shorts, or pants without belt loops and a belt
  • Shorts on the first day of school or on the day of any formal assembly (sports, Honors’ Day, etc.)
  • Clogs, sandals, Tevas, Birkenstocks, backless shoes, sneakers, or sneaker-like varieties
  • Hats
  • Sweatshirts or fleeces
  • Winter coats in any building during the academic day
  • iPod/MP3/music players, sunglasses, visible chains, earrings
  • Hair longer than collar length, beards, ponytails, sideburns, and/or mustaches

How do I report an absence?

Middle School: 610-642-3020, x1968

Upper School: 610-642-3020, x1959


When will I receive back-to-school information?

Fall packets will be sent via mail the middle of August.

Where can I find summer reading lists?

Summer reading information is available at


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Lower School Multipurpose Room
Lower School Multipurpose Room