Wyndcroft Fast Facts
The Wyndcroft School is a co-educational elementary day school for children in grades Early Education through Eight. The mission of the school is to offer a rigorous academic program enabling the child to establish a firm foundation for a happy and successful future with confidence to succeed in an ever-changing world. The curriculum is traditional and designed to develop the whole child. It emphasizes fundamental skill instruction, character development, and the pursuit of excellence in English, history, mathematics, science, foreign languages and the arts.In a small class setting, the school endeavors to provide a safe, nurturing environment fostering creativity, a love of learning, personal integrity, determination and respect for others.
School founded in 1918
Coeducational, independent, elementary day school
Early Childhood (3 yrs. old) to Grade 8
Extended Day available for EC and PK
After School Care available for EC to 8th
What Is An Independent School?
A school is defined as independent if it is primarily supported by tuition, charitable contributions, and endowment income, not by tax or church funds, is independently governed by a board of trustees, practices nondiscriminatory policies, and is accredited by the regional association, in our case the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS Bylaws Article 3; Section 3.1).
Average class size: 12
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Student Body Racial Diversity: 29%
The Wyndcroft School recognizes the importance of preparing our students to live and thrive in a global community. We endeavor to create an environment where all people are valued and all beliefs are respected. The understanding of inclusiveness and appreciation of differences is embedded in our community and promoted through our daily activities.
As stated in our Mission Statement, Wyndcroft offers a rigorous academic program including the following subjects which are taught at every grade level:
Language Arts (English)
Physical Education/Health and Wellness
Vocal and Instrumental Music
Creative Movement and Drama
Additional subjects and activities are added to the curriculum as students transition into the Upper School. These include: Latin, Chorus and the Spring Musical.
No matter their grade level, all Wyndcroft students live and learn the school’s motto: Non Sibi. Non Sibi translates as “not for one self” and is the core of the Community Service projects that occur throughout the school year. Through these Non-Sibi efforts, Wyndcroft students are taught the importance of giving back to their community and having respect for others.
Areas We Serve
Transportation is provided by the following school districts:
Owen J. Roberts
Wyndcroft also provides bussing from the Reading and areas in Berks County, as well as Methacton and points in Chester and Montgomery Counties.
Financial assistance awarded annually for eligible students in Kindergarten through Grade 8.
Secondary School Placement
Our graduates leave Wyndcroft prepared for their high school careers. Click here for specifics.
Accreditation and Memberships
Wyndcroft is accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) and is a member of the following:
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools Business Officers Association (PAISBOA)
Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)
Educational Records Bureau (ERB)