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Crefeld School, The

George Zeleznik, Head of School
Map8836 Crefeld St.
Phila., PA 19118
  • Independent School


The Crefeld School provides challenging, individualized, college preparatory program for students. A co-educational program, Crefeld creates an environment for bright, sensitive and creative students to thrive. Crefeld is a school of Progressive Education, and develops critically engaged citizens through a learner-friendly curriculum. Glassblowing studio; strong community service; performing arts; advisory system programs; rock-climbing wall; progressive education. Grades 7-12

High School Specifics

90% attending four-year college. Student college acceptances for the past five years have included Sarah Lawrence University, Hofstra University, Bennington College, Ursinus College and Hartford Art School.

HS Short Description

For students in grades 7 through 12, Crefeld educates the whole child, and provides college preparatory, hands-on and experiential curriculum with an emphasis on social justice. With a vibrant arts program and weekly community service, Crefeld honors each individual and helps them achieve their fullest potential.

Open House Dates

Fri., Nov. 4, 2016 Fri., Dec. 9, 2016

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Philadelphia
Grades of School: 7-8
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 100
Students per teacher: Secondary: 10
Tuition: $25,586 (Grades 7-8), $28,121 (Grades 9-10), $28,835 (Grades 11-12)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: BYOD (bring your own device) program for Upper School; Middle School students are each provided with chrome book for their duration in Middle School.
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish-9
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
School climate (what are you known for?): Community service
Student leadership
Unique curriculum
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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