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Disney and the Walnut Street Theatre Showcase Local School Musicals

A partnership with the Disney Musicals in Schools program gives young stars a chance to shine.

SAT to Include 'Adversity Score' with Students' Results

Colleges can use the 'adversity score' to determine if the students' socioeconomic background might have made it difficult for them to get a higher SAT score.

Radnor Joins Trend Toward Later School Start Times

How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs When Pot is Legal

Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware have debated whether to legalize marijuana. How should you discuss pot use with your children?

What's a Progressive School? How is it Different From a Traditional School?

Students in progressive schools learn through experiences and projects, often out in the community.

How to Get Your Kids Into College (Legally)

If it doesn't take money, fame or a willingness to bend the rules to get into college, what does it take?

Families That Choose a Religious School That's Not Their Faith

You don't have to be Catholic to attend Catholic school. Other religious schools also welcome all faiths.

When School Starts Later, Students Do Better, Study Says

Teens who started school later got more sleep and improved their grades.

Cyber Classes Popular at Traditional High Schools

More schools are offering online high school courses and blended classes.

Why Some Local Schools Dropped AP Classes

Students stress over AP tests prompts some high schools to back off.

How to Help Twice Exceptional Learners Succeed

Students who are gifted and have a special need, such as ADHD, can feel frustrated, but parents and schools can help them live up to their potential.

How to Avoid Empty Nest Syndrome

That "they don't need me" feeling starts in high school.
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Open Houses Calendar

  • The Haverford School Open House

    2019.10.23

    This event is for the Middle/Upper School. The Haverford School is a nonsectarian college preparatory day school for boys pre-kindergarten...

  • French International School of Philadelphia Open House

    2019.10.23

    A bilingual curriculum in French & English makes for a diverse school community. Service learning begins in PreK.  

  • The Baldwin School Open House

    2019.10.24

    For PreK - Grade 5 During an Open House, you and your family will meet our senior administrators, receive a tour from our current students and...

  • The Crefeld School Open House

    2019.10.24

    Serving students in grades 7 through 12, The Crefeld School's mission is to graduate self-aware, empathetic, lifelong learners, who possess an...

  • Philly K-8 School Fair

    2019.10.26

    Interested in learning about your family's options for K-8 Philadelphia schools?The Philly K-8 School Fair, hosted by Children's Scholarship Fund...

  • Waldron Mercy Academy Open House

    2019.10.27

    Waldron Mercy Academy is a Catholic, coeducational, independent school were students from age 3 to grade 8 learn through the joy of discovery....

  • George School Open House

    2019.10.27

     George School, a rigorous coed boarding and day school for grades nine through twelve, educates students from more than twenty states, over...

  • Wyoming Seminary Open House

    2019.10.28

    We are a four-year, independent, college preparatory boarding and day school, founded in 1844. There are 18 states, 35 countries and five...

  • Kimberton Waldorf School Lower School Open HOuse

    2019.10.29

    Join a classroom tours that highlight the school’s developmental approach to education that encourages deep thinking and exploration; allows...

  • Gladwyne Montessori School Open House

    2019.10.29

    Through an authentic delivery of Dr. Maria Montessori's research-based curriculum, Gladwyne Montessori provides an individualized learning...

  • Tower Hill School Open House

    2019.10.31

    Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and...

  • AIM Academy Open House

    2019.11.01

    AIM Academy is a college-prep independent school where students with language-based learning differences in Grades 1-12 thrive in a rigorous...

  • The Montessori School Open House

    2019.11.01

    Provides an authentic Montessori program and curriculum for children 18 months through 6th grade. TMS encourages students to grow as...

  • Wilmington Montessori School Open House

    2019.11.02

    Collaborative learning community rooted in Montessori principles on 25-acre campus with STEAM Maker Spaces, woodland trails, an outdoor stage,...

  • William Penn Charter School Open House

    2019.11.05

    This is a Friends school for boys and girls, grades pre-K to 12. Campus on 47 acres in Philadelphia's East Falls neighborhood, makerspaces,...

  • Tower Hill School Open House

    2019.11.05

    Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and...

  • Waldron Mercy Open House

    2019.11.05

    Waldron Mercy Academy is a diverse, Catholic, coeducational, independent school were students from age 3 to grade 8 learn through the joy of...

  • Friends Select School Open House

    2019.11.07

    For Grades PreK-4. College prep academics at a Quaker school with a vibrant Center City location on the Ben Franklin Parkway. A diverse, close...

  • The Miquon School Open House

    2019.11.07

    Located on a wooded 11-acre campus just outside Northwest Philadelphia, Miquon is a co-educational day school offering Progressive education for...

  • Center School Open House

    2019.11.08

    Bright students with learning differences develop skills and achieve scholastic and personal success. Classroom teachers are reading...


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