Royersford Community Information


The Spring-Ford Area School District governs the public school system for Royersford Borough, as well as the neighboring communities of Limerick and Upper Providence Townships and Spring City Borough. Elementary schools include Brooke, Evans, Oaks, Limerick, Upper Providence and Spring City. The school system also features a 5th and 6th Grade Center, and individual grade centers for 7th, 8th and 9th grade level students. The local high school is Senior High, which is in District 1 of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA). Several private schools are also located in the area, as well as special learning centers.

For students seeking a higher education, many fine institutions are situated throughout the region. Colleges and universities located within 30 miles of Royersford include Villanova University, Westchester University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown University, Immaculata College, Eastern College and Montgomery County Community College. Notable universities in and around Metro Philadelphia also include Temple University, Drexel University, LaSalle University and the University of Pennsylvania, which is an Ivy League school.

Economy and Job Market

Main Street serves as the hub of activity in the Borough of Royersford. The borough’s business district branches off Main Street to create a unique sector of economic activity within a small area. The business district is easily traversable by foot, which generates a charming activity of commerce between merchants and customers. The local job market is thriving under the shadow of the Philadelphia metropolis. While some residents commute into downtown Philadelphia for work many others are employed right here in Royersford, giving this borough a strong sense of community pride. Employment opportunities range from accounting and financial to technology, agriculture, transportation, retail, fine arts and much more.

Attractions and Points of Interest

Historical sites are about as commonplace as a coffee shop on a street corner in this part of Montgomery County. The John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Pennypacker Mills, Peter Wentz Farmstead, Pottsgrove Manor and Sunrise Mills are just a few exciting places to visit with the family in the area. Each site offers guided tours and day-long activities for people of all ages. For the outdoor enthusiast, there are more than 60 miles of guided trails where locals enjoy hiking, biking, jogging and bird watching.

The Schuylkill River is also a popular summertime destination for those who enjoy fishing, boating and kayaking. There are many exciting attractions within Greater Philadelphia, all of which are easily accessible to residents of Royersford Borough. From mainstay historical attractions like the Liberty Bell to a variety of performing arts centers, renowned theatres and art galleries, and sports venues at both the collegiate and professional levels, the region is a hotbed of social activity and reverie.

Parks and Recreations

This bedroom community features several small parks, play areas and public spaces for all to enjoy. The main recreational facility in the borough is Victory Park. The park features everything from sports fields to basketball and tennis courts. Many of the community’s social programs are managed by the Park and Recreation Commission, which oversees all activities and planned events at Victory Park. Several youth and adult sports programs take place at Victory Park, as well as special events in any one of the parks many pavilions. The park is located between Second and Third Avenues and Green and Washington Streets.

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