Applying to AIS

WANTED: Bright, motivated, and talented girls who are ready for the challenge of uncovering their passions and making an impact in our community and beyond.

Applying to Agnes Irwin is easy! Our Admission team is prepared to be your family's personal guide every step of the way — and is made up of professionals who are experts at acclimating new students to our school community. 

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Our Philosophy

We are committed to having an economically, ethnically, racially, and religiously diverse student body. Admission decisions are made by the Admission Committee based on the applicant's strengths, on her potential to thrive at Agnes Irwin, and on her capacity to contribute to the school community.


We are so pleased that you are considering making an application to Agnes Irwin. We welcome applications at any time during the year on a rolling basis. If you are interested in applying for admission, please call our office at 610-801-1202 so we can help you get the process started!

Decisions and Notification

All applications that are complete by the first admission deadline, December 1, 2023, will receive notification on their admission decision prior to Agnes Irwin's Winter Break. Starting in January 2024 the Admission Committee will consider applications as they become complete, and decisions will be shared within two weeks of receipt of a completed application file.

Tuition Assistance Deadline

Families who are interested in applying for Tuition Assistance are highly encouraged to complete their applications by the first Tuition Assistance deadline which is December 8, 2023.  Families who apply after early December should complete their tuition assistance application as soon as possible as funding will begin to be released to newly accepted families who have met the first deadline and have completed all aspects of the application process in mid-January. 

Did you know?

PreKindergarten, Kindergarten and Grades 5, 6, and 9 are the most common entry times for the school; however, 25% of new students enter in other grades.