« Back to compare
K-8
Private
Philadelphia, PA
 

Contact this school

1419 North 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

School website
(215) 232-0696
(215) 236-1434
Nearby homes for sale
Map of St Malachy School address.
Develops empathy: Strongly agree
July 12, 2015
The student population as a whole is very polite and well trained. All children held the door open for others and assisted younger kids at meal time.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly agree
July 12, 2015
For my granddaughter as an African American female, I felt her education recieved at this school was phenominal, I wasn't too impressed with how they treated black boys, parents of black boys be vigalent that the school is supporting what you expect your black young man to grow into. The white female teachers seemed to have an incredibly low expectation for the black boys in the school. I did address the new principal and he seemed receptive to my observations.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Effective
July 12, 2015
My granddaughter was enrolled for kindergarden last year. She is reading, does two digit math. I was impressed!

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
June 23, 2015
this school is horrible so many teachers left my son was these for kindergarten he had four different teachers in one year didn't learn nothing at all two different principles in one year they own secretary that works there talk so much about how bad The school is.. They don't really care about the kids or How they leaning because it n a black neighborhood they only care about the money that you're paying them no one from my son kindergarten class came back to that school so that show u how horrible the school is

- submitted by a parent

June 23, 2015
this school is horrible so many teachers left my son was these for kindergarten he had four different teachers in one year didn't learn nothing at all two different principles in one year so many teachers in 2015 they own secretary that works there talk so much about how bad The school is.. They don't really care about the kids or How they leaning because it n a black neighborhood they only care about the money that you're paying them no one from my son kindergarten class came back to that school so that show u how horrible the school is

- submitted by a parent

September 09, 2014
I enrolled my granddaughter and I am very VERY pleased! Will amend this if I have a problem but I found this school extremely impressive. The staff is great, the price is right. My children went to Milton Hershey one of the most well funded schools in the nation, St Malachy gave me that same crisp, clean feeling. I am so glad I took a chance on this school.

- submitted by a parent

September 13, 2013
I am a graduate of Saint Malachy School and I received an excellent education. To date many people ask where my schooling took place as my core academics as well as my articulation is above par. I was accepted in a selective Private Catholic High School that required testing. My entire family attended St. Malachy including my son and [we] all have or had VERY successful careers! Relationships within a school should be close-nit. If the staff were bickering some would still have a gripe. People should attempt to become more involved in your investments (child's school) or you will never know when your financial adviser (child) is not providing the truth about the current market. Demeaning an educational institution online is ineffectual and it illustrates an ineptitude to resolve issues in an obeisant manner. I should hope your vocabulary is not parsimonious as mine is extensive thanks to St. Malachy. Respectfully, S. Russell

- submitted by a community member

July 29, 2013
St. Malachy's was recently acquired by the Independence Mission Schools as a privately held Catholic school. Teresa Richardson, the new principal, is a loving and caring leader. She has made some wonderful changes and will be welcoming some great new teachers for 2013-2014. There is before/after school cares, lunches, computer labs, a safe play yard and an excellent education where children are taught educationally and morally what is needed to succeed. Schedule a tour and decided for your self whether this is the best match for your child. Angry people tend to be the most vocal while the success stories go on living their life successfully!

- submitted by a teacher

February 03, 2012
Don't send your child or children to this school! Trust me!! It's horrible. Everything from the education to the athletics is run terribly. The school is money hungry and is constantly trying to get money from you and force fundraising down your throat. It's ridiculous. The school is not based on the christian principles that a catholic school should be based on. The kids come very low on their list of priorities. There's a "clique" among the teachers, coaches, and parents and if you're not in that clique, you and your children will be treated horribly. There's a lot of favortism that goes on here. People told me this before I enrolled my kids, but I didn't listen. I wish I had!

- submitted by a parent

May 05, 2011
St. Malachy has undergone alot of changes throughout the years...not for the betterment! When choosing a school there are alot of important factors to consider. Please do your homework before choosing this school.

- submitted by a community member

February 26, 2009
The tuition is the lowest in the city and they have Smartboards in every classroom! I am so glad that my son goes there, he needs the discipline and high academic standards that it provides.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 06, 2009
I think that this school was a good choice for my son. He was attending a public school and it was nothing but trouble for him. He now is learning more and he is up to date with the curriculum that he should be on. One thing is that they should be more acceptive of parent phone calls and not to always be unavailable when a parent needs to now whats going on with their own children,be available for us as you wish for us to be for the school when they ask for donations.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
November 18, 2008
St. Malachy is a great school. Everyone is like one big family, they strive to help the children in every way. I have two children that attend St. Malachy and I couldn't have made a better choice for their education. They are a small school and the tuition is the lowest in Philadelphia. They strive to help their students and are always looing for ways to better their children. My son is currently in the 8th grade and they have made my high school search a smooth and informative one. I have learned so much that I have never known about higher education from their Principal, Guidance Couselor, teachers and staff. I thank St. Malachy for really caring about our inner city youth and I challenge them to keep up the good work!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 06, 2008
This school is a wonderful place for my children. The teachers are wonderful and the administration has been excellent with my family.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 18, 2008
my daughter attended this school for two years, in the begining it was fine, but into the second year, the school got a new prinicipal. She did absolutely nothing. the pastor was always unavailable or away. Every other call was redirected to the schools voicemail.This is finally over in June. Please be aware!!Don't do it!

- submitted by a parent

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school's profile?

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!
for Parents
for Schools
 
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook

Find out what parents are saying about St Malachy School

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Saint-Malachy-Church-and-School/197954966112

Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: July 12, 2015

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

St Malachy School
1419 North 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19122
(215) 232-0696
Last modified St Malachy School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
St Malachy School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top