• New Faculty & Staff 2023-24

    New Faculty & Staff 2023-24

    Welcome to our new faculty and staff!   Scott Bissett:  Scott has joined the Athletics Department where he is the Assistant Director of Athletics and will coach soccer. Scott has a BS from the University of Abertay, Dundee, and earned an MA at Shorter University. Prior to Westtown, he was the Director of Coaching at …
  • Westtown School Welcomes Christa Barfield, urban female farmer of FarmerJawn Agriculture

    Westtown School Welcomes Christa Barfield, urban female farmer of FarmerJawn Agriculture

    Westtown School and Christa Barfield, owner and operator of FarmerJawn Agriculture, are proud to announce a new partnership. Effective January 1, 2023, Barfield will lease 123 acres of the school’s campus to create an organic farm with an unconventional model. Westtown School’s 600-acre campus allows students abundant opportunities for learning, exploration, play, and stewardship. The …
  • Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Yiadom

    Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Yiadom

    Kelly Yiadom is a “big believer in using adages” in her role as Westtown’s Lower and Middle School Director of Equity, Justice and Belonging. “It takes a village not only to raise a child but also to do anything of consequence,” she shares. In Yiadom’s role at Westtown, she is tasked with working together with …
  • New Faculty & Staff 2022-23

    New Faculty & Staff 2022-23

    On June 12, 2021, the Class of 2021 received their diplomas in the Greenwood and joined our vast, global network of alums. You can see videos of the Commencement ceremony and student speakers, photo galleries, and learn about their college destinations on this page of our website. Take a moment to check it out! Watch the full ceremony below.
  • Faculty Spotlight: Brian Blackmore

    Faculty Spotlight: Brian Blackmore

    Students enter the classroom as music plays, a song that relates to the lesson of the day. Then, a ring of the singing bowl calls students to settle for a few moments of silent worship. After clearing their minds and grounding themselves in the moment, a land acknowledgement to honor the Lenni-Lenape people is read. …
  • Faculty Spotlight: Chris Costa

    Faculty Spotlight: Chris Costa

    If you see Chris Costa on campus, she might coast by you on her sticker-covered bike, issuing a warm greeting with a broad smile. If you stop to chat, she’ll tell you she’s on her way to lead a group of Primary Circle students on an adventure. Where to? you might ask, knowing that the …
  • 25 Students Inducted into the National Chinese Honor Society

    25 Students Inducted into the National Chinese Honor Society

    On May 26, we hosted the 3rd annual Westtown School Chapter of the National Chinese Honor Society induction ceremony and reception. The National Chinese Honor Society was established in November 1993, with the objective to acknowledge the superior achievement of secondary school students studying Chinese as a second language. It not only recognizes high scholastic …
  • Westtown School Teachers Present at the Growing Greener Summit on Earth Day

    Westtown School Teachers Present at the Growing Greener Summit on Earth Day

    Westtown School was well represented at the Growing Greener Summit for teachers and administrators on Earth Day at Tower Hill School. Organized by ADVIS, PAISBOA, and PAIS, the Growing Greener Summit had over 180 participants. Westtown’s Science Teacher Dana Jensen and Mary Ann Boyer of Boyer Sudduth Environmental Consultants presented “A Carbon Footprint Challenge©: A …
  • April is Earth Month!

    April is Earth Month!

    Celebrate Earth Month with us! Enjoy this calendar with environmentally focused activities for you and your family. A few small changes in your everyday life can have a positive impact on our planet.
  • Champions!


    Our girls and boys varsity basketball teams are the 2022 PAISAA State and Friends School League (FSL) Basketball Champions! The boys’ team won their 8th consecutive title and have won 9 out of the last 10 FSL championships. The girls’ team won their 4th FSL title (1996, 1997, 2020, 2022). This is the second time both teams have won the FSL title in the same season (2020 and 2022). And the girls’ basketball won their first-ever state title in program history. This is also the first time that both boys and girls basketball teams won a state title in the same year.
  • Farm & Forest

    Farm & Forest

    As part of the Farm & Forest curriculum, first-graders have been engaged in their tracking unit. They’re learning about animal behaviors and to read the land. Snow or not, first-graders go with Teacher Chris Costa to the lake every Friday to observe seasonal differences in the landscape, animal signs, and lake conditions.
  • Musicians Receive Top PMEA Honors

    Musicians Receive Top PMEA Honors

    Natalia Swaitek ’24 and Milo Salvucci ’23 were selected for the PMEA District Orchestra Festival. Jake Richards ’22 was selected for the All National Concert Band Festival as one of the top clarinetists in the country! Otto Hillegas ’24 was accepted to the Drum Corps International Marching Band for the Spring/Summer 2022 season. Both Natalia …