Welcome to Agnes Irwin!

Information for Newly Accepted Families

We are thrilled to congratulate our newly accepted families and welcome you to the Agnes Irwin community! We’ve created this webpage especially for new parents and students, and hope you will continue to use it as a resource over the next several months as we prepare your family for the 2020-2021 school year! Check this page regularly as we will continue to update it with events and information for you as you get to know our community better. Congratulations and welcome to Agnes Irwin!

Announcing Our 14th Head of School

Following a nationwide search, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Sally B. Keidel as the 14th Head of The Agnes Irwin School, effective July 1, 2020. 

Sally, who is in her sixth year as Head of The Montgomery School, has enjoyed success in a variety of roles throughout her nearly 30-year career in education. Prior to assuming headship of The Montgomery School, she served as Assistant Head of The Agnes Irwin School from 2012-2014, as well as Director of Admission and Financial Aid from 2007-2014.

Sally B. Keidel

Design Your Day

Students in grades 5-12 and parents of girls in PreK-Grade 4 are invited to come back to campus for a personalized visit! Let us know who you would like to meet, what classes you would like to experience, and how long your daughter would like to stay, and we will create a custom “revisit day” just for you. To set up your personalized revisit, please contact:

Upcoming New Family Events

We hope you are able to join us for one or more of these events specifically designed for accepted families! Check your email for your Paperless Post invitation.  


Upcoming School Events

Come see Agnes Irwin students in action! The Admission Office invites you to be our guest at one or more of the following events. Learn more at the links below, and please reach out to the Admission team with any questions. 


School Uniforms and AIS Spirit Gear

School Store

The School Store is open for all of your Agnes Irwin uniform purchases and spirit gear needs! The store is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the school year. Updated hours for the summer will be posted in late spring. You can also shop online by visiting the online school store

RenAISsance Store

The RenAISsance Store features gently used uniform pieces for a comfortable, already broken-in fit! Run by our Parents' Council, the store is open on select dates on our 672 Conestoga Road campus during the school year. For more information, please email our Director of Parent Events Cathy Ferguson


Save the Dates!

Bridge Program for 9th Grade

Join enrolled students from The Agnes Irwin School and our brother school, The Haverford School, as we come together to make friends and prepare for the excitement of Upper School! Bridge provides a relaxed program for all members of the Class of 2024, introducing students to one another and to Upper School life through a variety of fun-filled activities. There are neither tests nor homework.

This year’s Bridge Program will run from Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. There is no cost to participate. More information will be available to enrolled families in the spring.

Check Back Soon!

The Admission Office frequently updates this page to share upcoming events of interest for families that are new to Agnes Irwin. Check back in the new year for details on the 2020-2021 calendar, including but not limited to:

  • New Family Orientation (PreK - Grade 12) and New Student Placement Testing (Grades 5 - 12): April and May 2020
  • Ice Cream Social: May 2020
  • Summer assignments: late spring
  • Upper School Preseason: August 24 - September 4, 2020
  • New Student Orientation: September 8, 2020
  • First Day of School: September 9, 2020
  • New Parent Cocktail Party: September 2020
  • Back To School picnic: September 2020
  • Parents' Night
    • Lower School: September 24, 2020
    • Middle School: September 17, 2020
    • Upper School: September 23, 2020
  • Medical and other forms: posted late spring, due August 1, 2020

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