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William Penn Charter School

  • Independent School

Essential Information

Contact NameDarryl J. Ford, Head of School
Address 3000 W. School House Lane
Phila., PA 19144
Website URL www.penncharter.com

A coed Friends school, pre-K to 12. Penn Charter’s passionate faculty offers vigorous academics, arts, athletics and a foundation of Quaker values. Visit 44-acre campus for Open House Oct. 5, Nov. 5, 2013, and April 29, 2014.

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Additional Information

Website: http://www.penncharter.com

Select State: PA

County: Philadelphia

Grades of School:
High School
Middle School

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 965

Religious affiliation: Quaker

Students per teacher: Elementary: 13, Secondary: 16

Tuition: $21,300-$30,400

% Receiving financial aid: 38%

Total financial aid given: $9.1 million

% of graduates attending college: 100%

# of AP courses offered: 13

Avg. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 630/640/640

Accommodates some students with special needs?: yes

Extended day mornings, afternoons or both?: afternoons

Offers summer camp, program or school?: yes

Does the school have a uniform or uniform dress code?: code

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese-6; French-6; Latin-6; Spanish-K

Points of distinction: Vigorous academics; Quaker values; diverse community; 44 acre campus; math & writing centers; state-of-the-art performing arts center.

Services offered: Accommodates Some Special Needs; Extended Day PM; Summer Camp, Summer School; 13 Boys', 11 Girls' Varsity Sports Teams; Service learning begins in Preschool

Update 2015-16: yes