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1-12|Private
330 students
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School leader:  President Clarence D. Armbrister
2101 S College Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121

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(215) 787-2621
(215) 787-4402
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"We've been a boarding schl, lower economic, single parent children since 1848."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Bell / handbell choir...
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
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Submitted by a student · March 02, 2017
If this school was amazing in the past, I can tell you it definitely isn't now. Roaches are all over campus and most of the staff have a terrible attitude. The students act as if they don't have a filter in the brain. Constantly being rude. The... more

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a student · March 02, 2017
Definitely not, they usually just brush it off saying they'll deal with it later but in the end they never do.

Supports LD students: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a student · March 02, 2017
People with learning differences aren't even allowed to enroll

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Submitted by a parent · May 23, 2016
I love all that is offered to the children at the school. They really push and help the children to enjoy reading. Many activities and services available to expose the children to all avenues. They have gym, health, library, art and music which a... more

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About this school

Students who apply to Girard College must come from single-parent families with a certain lower economic status. Once accepted, all of our students receive FULL scholarships for their years here. Our students are college-bound and must be average or above academically.

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Last modified: March 2, 2017
Last modified Girard College is a Private school that serves grades 1-12
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