Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader President Clarence D. Armbrister
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Boarding school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Internships
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
7
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Textiles
Sculpture
Printmaking
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

16
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Art room
Sports Fields
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Counseling
Career/college counseling
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 84% 15%
Two or more races 6% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Hispanic 4% 9%
White 2% 71%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Softball
8
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
13
Clubs
including: Mock trial competition club
Girls sports Track
Tennis
Softball
Soccer
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Cycling
Cross country
Basketball
Baseball
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Boy Scouts
Community service
Debate
Forensics club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council

Teachers

14
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Alpha Boule - mentoring
  Univ of Penn - public speaking
  World Affairs - Council educational club

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.girardcollege.edu/page.cfm?p=350
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $0
Tuition range (high) $0
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid type (misc.) Tuition free
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 300
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 24
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012