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Hours 8:15 AM - 3:20 AM
School leader Ms. Justine Hoffman
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
4
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
2
Languages
including: Latin
Music Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Foreign languages
Multiculturalism / Global
Social justice
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Alternative
Instructional / curriculum models used Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Progressive
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

11
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Extra learning resources (misc.) High school counseling
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 66% 71%
Hispanic 12% 9%
Black 12% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Track
11
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Clubs Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Science club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs - language Mandarin
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Community service award Top Local Private Schools
  Philadelphia Magnet Schools
  Top Boarding Schools

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Mandarin
Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Partner website Http://www.schuylkillcenter.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.tpschool.org/adm/welcome.php
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $19000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
# of applications received 527
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 111
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012