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The Malvern School of Oaks

Contact Info

1023 Egypt Road
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460


School Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:00am-5:30pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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About The Malvern School of Oaks

The Malvern School’s preschool in Oaks is conveniently located off the Oaks exit of Highway 422 and just outside Phoenixville. We have been serving our community since 2010, and our enrollment has consistently grown since we opened our doors. Our quality of early childhood education and child care is shown through the continuous recommendations of our families to their friends and neighbors. Our staff is passionate about educating children, and our innovative programs for children aged 6 weeks through 8 years old offer much more than traditional Oaks daycare options. We look forward to helping your child prepare for the future, and we encourage you to schedule a tour of our Oaks preschool!

Who We Are

The Malvern School was founded in 1998 with a philosophy to deliver a high quality educational program. By developing a high quality program that focuses on the physical, emotional, and cognitive growth of all children, our individualized curriculum allows children to meet their highest potential and make their biggest dreams come true.

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The Malvern Way

We pride ourselves on implementing a curriculum that is designed to meet your child’s individual needs as well as meeting both NAEYC best practices and Pennsylvania Early Learning Standards. At the Malvern School, your child will learn and feel loved.

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Health & Safety

Our health and safety standards exceed early childhood education requirements and are some of the most robust in the industry.

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Accredited Since 2014

The Malvern School curriculum is designed to meet or exceed the standards established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s largest early childhood accrediting organization.

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Programs available in Oaks, PA

Our early childhood education programs for children ages 6 weeks through 8 years old offer much more than traditional Oaks daycare and childcare options.

Meet Our Directors

Tracy Anderson, Executive Director

Tracy Anderson is the Executive Director at The Malvern School of Oaks. Tracy holds a degree in Early Childhood Education from Ashworth University in Norcross, GA, and has more than 20 years of experience in early childhood education. Tracy has taught infants through Pre-K, and previously held various positions spanning two decades-- from Associate Director to Team Ambassador, Health and
Safety Coordinator to NAEYC District Mentor.

Tracy’s proudest moment of her professional career was leading a school team through the NAEYC accreditation process. At the time, her school was recognized in the district with the highest NAEYC score and was used as a mentor school for others seeking accreditation. She finds The Malvern School’s curriculum to be truly focused on the children with an individualized approach that is flexible to meet the developmental goals of the children in each classroom during any given time.

During her free time, she enjoys watching HGTV and cooking shows. Fun fact about Tracy: She enjoys reading poetry and she collects picture frames. Tracy’s favorite children’s book is “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown.

Allison Presner, Director of Education

Allison Presner is the Director of Education at The Malvern School of Oaks. She joined the team in 2016 as an Associate Director and before that she was a second grade teacher, a kindergarten enrichment teacher and a summer day camp director. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Gwynedd Mercy College. As an educator, Allison finds the most gratifying part of her job is to see a child accomplish a goal. The excitement on a child’s face makes every moment of the hard work worth it! She also enjoys working with her teachers to develop new and innovative curriculum, planning special days for the kids and family-focused events that provide children fun, educational experiences.

During her free time, Allison enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is also a former college basketball player. As a young child, Allison always wanted to be a teacher and her favorite subject in school was art. Her favorite children’s book is “A Bad Case of Stripes” by David Shannon.

What Oaks Parents Are Saying

Phoenixville, PA
The Malvern School was the best decision we made for our kids. The teachers are the absolute best, the curriculum is fun for the kids and most importantly we feel the love the teachers have for each child.

Phoenixville, PA
ALL of the teachers always take the time to get to know my kids individually and encourage their unique traits and personalities, even the ones who don’t have them as students! I love the connections I’ve made personally here and the guidance we receive from the teachers and staff. We love Malvern School of Oaks.

Conshohocken, PA
The teachers are amazing!

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Awards & Recognition

  • 2019 Lead Teacher of the Year, Kerry Kauffman
  • 2019 Superior Achievement Award
  • 2018 Superior Achievement Program Assessment
  • 2017 Best Practices Assessment (BPA) Achievement
  • 2016 Big Q - Highest Score on Quality Standards Review
  • 2016 Curriculum Coordinator of the Year
  • 2016 Platinum Performer
  • 2016 Superior Achievement Best Practices
  • 2015 Executive Director of the Year
  • 2014 Superior Achievement Program Assessment
  • 2014 Director of Education of the Year
  • 2013 Health & Safety Coordinator of Year
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