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Girard College

Clarence D. Armbrister, President
Map2101 S. College Ave.
Phila., PA 19121
  • Independent School


A boarding school with rigorous academics for students who come from single-parent or no-parent households, have financial need and possess good grades and behavior. All students receive full scholarships. Grades 1 through 12.

High School Specifics

98% of students attend 4 year college. Highlights of student college acceptances for 2017: $74,000 in scholarship money earned per student.

Open House Dates

"Fall Open House dates: 9:30am – 11:00am September 25th October 9th October 23rd November 6th November 20th December 11th January 15th January 29th February 12th February 26th March 12th March 26th April 9th April 23rd May 7th May 21st

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Philadelphia
Grades of School: 9-12
Boarding school?: yes
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 311 (211 - Lower, 100 - Upper)
Students per teacher: Lower school 12-15; Upper school 15-18
Tuition: $0
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Computer labs, Chromebooks provided
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 1
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): Not Reported
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French, Spanish, grades 7-12
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Instrumental music
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: no
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