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The Philadelphia School

Alison Fritz
Map2501 Lombard St.
Phila., PA 19146
  • Independent School


The Philadelphia School is a coeducational, nonsectarian independent school educating children from preschool through eighth grade. Our progressive approach offers a unique curriculum focused on hands-on, interdisciplinary and experiential learning to address how a child grows intellectually, creatively, emotionally, socially, morally, and physically.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Philadelphia
Grades of School: *PreK
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 466
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; Mandarin-4
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Community service
Additional extrcurriculars: 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
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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