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Holy Child School

Private | PK-8 | 236 students


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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $198,300. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,020.

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Posted March 30, 2012

I went to the open house of Holy Child School and found that they were not accommodating for parents who have more than one child to attend.
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Posted February 7, 2011

If you want your children to have the highest level of education with a strong focus on catholic values then there is other choice then HOLY CHILD CATHOLIC SCHOOL! Check out their website site, Facebook Page or even better schedule a tour with your children. I am sure this school has exactly what you are looking for. They are in the in process of opening up a Daycare!
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Posted January 13, 2011

i feel blessed to be part of Holy Child family and happy with the way my son is growing acadamically, and spiritually. My son enjoys going to school and I enjoy being active in the school community.
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Posted April 8, 2010

We are so happy with our choice. We love the faith filled atmosphere and the academics. When we saw the test score for our Kindergarten son we were overjoyed.
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Posted October 4, 2009

The students are well mannered. The Teachers pick up on the students that need extra work on the subject that they are working on,and if the Teachers notice this. The students are sent into a Special room to practice and get this subject right.I think that this is great !!!!!!! No student is left behind to feel like they don't know what to do. No student is left to fall through the cracks. This is what all schools and Teachers should do. Holy Child makes sure your child feels special and feels that they can Do It.

Posted September 17, 2009

Holy Child is reaching innovative heights is Catholic Education. We are extremly grateful for the sacrafices the teachers and administrators make everyday so that they may provide the best in Catholic Education.
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Posted October 2, 2008

Usually you are limited geographically to a few schools and select from among those with limited information what you believe offers the most for your child and usually you compromise. Not so with HolyChild. You won't find more involved teachers led by a compassionate, caring principal. You feel welcome from the first day. And you know your child will be safe. ( To my knowledge there have been NO incidents of any violence at Holy Child. ) Children initiate a 'Hello' or 'Good Morning'. And on my son's first day when he was introduced to his class they stood and Cheered! Check out the other area schols then come see Holy Child. Like me, you'll wish you came here first.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 71%
Black 20% 15%
Hispanic 8% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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242 Hermitage Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: (215) 487-2796


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