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Philadelphia School, The

Brian Johnson

  • Independent School

Essential Information

2501 Lombard St.
Phila., PA 19146


Progressive education program recently enhanced by the addition of a new performing arts space, Maker Lab and garden that supplies garden-to-table program. Service learning begins in K. Unique progressive curriculum focused on hands-on, experiential learning.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.tpschool.org

Select State: PA

County: Philadelphia

Grades of School:

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 454

Religious affiliation: none

Students per teacher: 8:1

Tuition: 20,500-24,900

Financial aid offered?: yes

Technology programs, what grade offered?: Integrated into the educational programs in all grade levels

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Latin-8; Spanish, PS-8

Extracurriculars offered:
Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music

School climate (what are you known for?):
Community service
Student leadership
Technological focus
Unique curriculum
Warm community

updated_2015: no

Some special needs accommodated>: yes

Summer program?: yes