Established in 1888 by Miss Florence Baldwin, who was "dedicated to the tradition of academic excellence in education for girls and young women." The Baldwin School will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2013.
Lower School (Pre-K-Grade V): 223
Middle School (Grades VI-VIII): 140
Upper School (Grades IX-XII): 193
37% of our total student enrollment are people of color.
Many Baldwin students have dual citizenship and their parents are naturalized citizens with birthplaces in Liberia, Philippines, Korea, China, Japan, India and Pakistan.
Average class size: 14
Student to faculty ratio: 7:1
22 units are required for graduation including:
Laboratory Science 3
Fine Arts 2
Participation in athletics or physical education is required.
More than one-third of the Class of 2012 has been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: six National Merit Semi-Finalists, five National Merit Commended Students, one National Achievement Scholar and one National Achievement Outstanding Participant.
Listed by range (middle 50%) and then average score, for the Class of 2012:
- SAT Critical Reading: 600 — 750, (660)
- SAT Math: 550 — 800, (649)
- SAT Writing: 520 — 760, (670)
77 Full Time Faculty; 15 Part Time Faculty; 65% hold advanced degrees
Head of School: Sally Powell appointed 2006
School campus is easily accessible to the R5 train line from Philadelphia.
Athletic teams are Inter-Ac affiliated.
Sports include cross country, field hockey, soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball, dance, indoor track, track & field, swimming, squash, crew, golf, lacrosse and softball.
In 2010-2011, Baldwin student-athletes captured Inter-Ac Titles in tennis, squash and Middle School soccer; three undefeated seasons in Varsity squash, Middle School squash and Middle School soccer.
Tuition ranges from $19,000 for full day Pre-Kindergarten to $28,000 for Upper School.
Financial Aid Budget: $1.9 million; 23% of students receive Financial Aid
Endowment: $7.9 million