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PK-8|Private
400 students
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School leader:  Sister Mary Helen Beirne SSJ, Ed.D
8891 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118

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(215) 247-3811
(215) 247-8405
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Best known for
"We are best known for our dual-path curriculum: Montessori and Primary"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Service learning, Social justice, Religious
  • Arts
    None, Video and film production, Band...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Spanish
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24 reviews

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Submitted by a community member · August 17, 2016
I was a student at Norwood for nine years, and having graduated, I thought it was time to write a little about my experience. Norwood is a private catholic school located in Chestnut Hill, and likes to talk about their rigorous academic... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 21, 2014
One of the exceptional aspects of NFA is the dual track of both the Montessori and Primary educational options. Be sure to look into both options for your children and talk to the teachers and NFA parents to learns as much as you can on what's the... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 05, 2013
NFA is wonderful school with a lot of teachers who are so dedicate to their students. My husband and I are happy that our son goes to norwood. You will be amaze when you go for a tour to the montessori area. they are very close community.

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Submitted by a parent · October 20, 2013
I looked at many schools before choosing NFA. I knew of Montessori principles from my undergraduate studies, but what I had seen in the pass was not impressive. I didn't even want to see the Montessori track that is offered at NFA which... more

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Last modified: August 17, 2016
Last modified Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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