A Short History of SRV

Since 1929, The School in Rose Valley has been an integral part of the borough of Rose Valley.

Founded in part by families who originally came to the area at the turn of the century to be part of the Arts and Crafts community, the School has deep historical ties the area.

Looking for a place to educate their children that was different from the then “factory model” of schooling, those Rose Valley parents, after consulting with Swarthmore College, created a progressive school based on the practices of renowned educator, John Dewey.