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Girard College

Clarence D. Armbrister, President

  • Independent School

Essential Information

2101 S. College Ave.
Phila., PA 19121


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.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.girardcollege.edu

Select State: PA

County: Philadelphia

Grades of School:

Boarding school?: yes

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 277 (138 Upper, 7-12)

Students per teacher: Lower school 8; Upper school 16

Tuition: $0.00

Financial aid offered?: no

Technology programs, what grade offered?: Computer labs

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

Extracurriculars offered:
Academic/literary clubs
Instrumental music
Vocal music

School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor

Some special needs accommodated>: yes

Summer program?: no

updated_2015: yes

HS Short Description: Boarding school with rigorous academics. Students receive full scholarships, must come from single- or no-parent family, have financial needs and possess good grades & behavior.