Taxes are crazy high but at least the school quality reflects that.
Children are taught to be independent from the time they are 18 months old. They are also taught “grace and courtesy” which goes a long way to contributing to the peaceful culture at this school.
There is a family who moved to the area about 6 months ago, choosing Lower Merion for the schools. Now having settled somewhat, they are considering a move into the city.
My son is thriving at Jenks and I can’t imagine he would be better served academically anywhere else, public or private.
GFS was always our first choice and we have been extremely happy with the quality of our daughter’s education since she began kindergarten in 2007.