The City School, Philadelphia:
The City School provides Kindergarten through 12th Grade Christian education in the heart of Philadelphia. We have separate campuses for our Elementary, Middle, and High School students located throughout the city. We value academic excellence for each student, considering their unique strengths and weaknesses to encourage the pursuit of life-long learning. The Christian faith is taught, explained and modeled before our children as the context for all of life. Our open enrollment policy welcomes a racially, religiously and culturally diverse student population.
The City School is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the StreetSchool Network and the Association of Christian Schools International.
This means that we have met standards for:
- Defining appropriate educational goals and providing educational programs to achieve them;
- Maintaining a qualified faculty and an effective school organization;
- Assessing outcomes of school experiences and controlling the quality of educational programs;
- Responding to concerns of parents and needs of our school community
- Providing for the continuity of our programs and planning for our future;
- Describing with accuracy the content of our services and programs.
The City School’s mission is to train students’ minds, disciple their hearts and bring light to the city—one child at a time. For 35 years, our commitment to this mission has guided us as we prepare students to thrive in school, in college, at home and in life.
Why Choose The City School?
- Bringing Light to the City
Our students work to redeem the neighborhoods they love. We view the city from a perspective of hope and renewal, celebrating its beauty and actively working to heal its brokenness.
- Discipling Hearts
We care for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our students. Values like love, forgiveness and grace are taught and modeled every day. The name of Jesus is glorified, and students are taught to see all truth in light of the Christian worldview.
- Training Minds
Our rigorous college-preparatory program prepares students for success in their lifelong pursuit of learning. We instill a genuine love of learning in our students.
A gifted faculty, using a creative and solid academic program, seeks to prepare every child for the challenges of the future. Each child, with his or her unique strengths and weaknesses, is respected and encouraged to pursue learning with vigor.
We believe that a school based on Biblical principles provides the strongest basis for academic integrity. The Christian worldview provides a unified perspective on all of life, based on the Word of God, the Bible, which is taught, explained, and modeled before our children.
Values such as diligence, faithfulness, respect, honesty, justice and mercy aren't just talked about, but are demonstrated. Parents choose The City School because it provides for the overall well-being and safety of their children. In this environment, children may freely and fully participate and work to the best of their ability.
- Our strong academic program is complemented by an innovative emphasis on the arts
- Students at our Middle School are taught to think critically as they enter this formative stage in their academic careers
- This academic program is strong in the foundation core courses needed to prepare for college and life-long learning
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|Address: 4115 Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA|
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