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Girard College

A boarding school with rigorous academics for students who come from single-parent or no-parent households, have financial need and possess good grades and behavior. All students receive full scholarships. Grades 1 through 12.


2101 S. College Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19121 United States
Phone Number: 215-787-2600
Category: Independent School
School Contact: Polly Mitchell, Director of Communications
School E-mail: pmitchell@girardcollege.edu
Listing updated: 2011-2012,2012-2013,2015-2016
Open House Dates: "Fall Open House dates: 9:30am – 11:00am
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Additional Information

School State: PA
School County: Philadelphia
Gender: Coed
Grades of School: 9-12, K-8
Enrollment: Polly Mitchell, Director of Communications
Students per teacher: Lower school 12-15; Upper school 15-18
Tuition: $0
Financial aid offered?: Yes
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 1
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): Not Reported
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French, Spanish, grades 7-12
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs, Instrumental music, Sports, Vocal music, Yearbook/magazine/newspaper
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Some special needs accommodated: No
Summer program?: No
Which Survey?: High School Private
High School Specifics: 98% of students attend 4 year college. Highlights of student college acceptances for 2017: $74,000 in scholarship money earned per student.
HS Short Description: Boarding school with rigorous academics. Students receive full scholarships, must come from single- or no-parent family, have financial needs and possess good grades & behavior.