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 celebrated its 125th Anniversary in 2013.
Lower School (Pre-K-Grade V): 184
Middle School (Grades VI-VIII): 133
Upper School (Grades IX-XII): 248
39% 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.
Baldwin students are consistently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. In the class of 2015, eight National Merit Semifinalists all became National Merit Finalists, while six additional students received honor as National Merit Commended Students.
Listed by middle 50% and then average score in parentheses for the class of 2015:
- SAT Critical Reading: 580 — 730, (653)
- SAT Math: 570 — 710, (652)
- SAT Writing: 610 — 740, (673)
- Total Students Tested: 44
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 2013-2014, 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 $20,000 for full day Pre-Kindergarten to $31,865 for Upper School.
Financial Aid Budget: $2.8 million; 28%
of students receive Financial Aid
Endowment: $11 million