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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 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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Submitted by a community member · July 01, 2014
Girard is a pretty great place. But it has gone downhill from let's say about 5-6 years ago. It's currently having financial problems and may or may not be cutting high school, and it's residential program, which was Girard College's main point.... more

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Submitted by a community member · June 15, 2013
I've been attending Girard since 4th grade and since then I've developed such a strong bond for the school and people there. At girard there are many staffs and faculty who truly cares about the kids and they go out their ways to help us achieve.... more

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Submitted by a community member · July 13, 2012
I currently am a student at Girard College and I think it is the best school in Philadelphia.

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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: May 23, 2016
Last modified Girard College is a Private school that serves grades 1-12
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