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Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Dr. Mark Segar, Head of School

  • Independent School

Essential Information

500 W. Willow Grove Ave.
Phila., PA 19118


Elementary curriculum includes engineering, new media, entrepreneurship & outdoor programs on a 62-acre campus bordering the Wissahickon Waterhshed. Single-sex classes through grade 8.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.sch.org

Select State: PA

County: Philadelphia

Grades of School:

Gender: Single sex lower grades / coed h.s.

Enrollment: 1,102

Students per teacher: 5:1

Tuition: $19,650-$33,200

Financial aid offered?: yes

Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 MacBooks-9, VidCast Studio, robotics lab

College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 46

Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): Critical Reading: 540-680, Math: 530-670, Writing: 550-700

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese, K-12; French, 7-12; Latin, 7-12; Spanish, 7-12

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

School climate (what are you known for?):
Campus features
Student leadership
Technological focus
Warm community

Some special needs accommodated>: yes

Summer program?: yes

updated_2015: yes

HS Short Description: Coed private h.s. Students gain a thorough grounding in core liberal arts with access to an exciting array of electives. Numerous activities & clubs. 15 boys, 14 girls' varsity teams.