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.
Elementary School: Our strong academic program is complemented by an innovative emphasis on the arts, and every subject is seen as an opportunity to explore how God works in our world. Small class sizes and nurturing teachers ensure each child is given the one-on-one attention they need to discover their academic potential.
Middle School: Our rigorous Middle School curriculum teaches students new subjects while demonstrating the social, moral and Biblical application of each new discipline. Students are taught to think critically as they enter this formative stage in their academic careers.
High School: This academic program is strong in the foundation core courses needed to prepare for college and life-long learning
Freshman Year Courses: - Algebra I - Ancient Literature - Computer Science I - Elective in Drama, Dance, or Choir - Humanities - Introduction to Art - Introduction to Physical Science - Latin I - Physical Education Sophomore Year Courses: - Biology - Elective in Drama, Dance, or Choir - Geometry - Intermediate Art (elective) - Medieval Literature - Medieval World History - Latin II or Spanish I - New Testament - Physical Education Junior Year Courses: - Algebra II - American Literature - American History - Art or Art History (elective) - Chemistry - Computer Science II - College Guidance - Economics - Elective in Drama, Dance, or Choir - Health - Hermeneutics - Spanish I Senior Year Courses: - Advanced Art or AP Art (elective) - Advanced Biology - Business Math - College Guidance - Christ & Culture - Elective in Drama, Dance, or Choir - Modern Literature or AP Literature - Modern World History - Precalculus or AP Calculus - Spanish II - Senior Paper
Holy Ghost Preparatory School, located adjacent to the busy I-95 corridor in metropolitan Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a private Catholic college prep school for young men offering grades 9 through 12. Holy Ghost Prep is a vibrant community of 500+ young men preparing for college and adult life through a challenging program which stresses the cultivation of students' unique gifts and talents, academic excellence, and generous service to the poor. We continue to be mindful of our founding history as a seminary as we seek to form young men morally, intellectually, and spiritually in the Spiritan tradition.
Located in central Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, eastern Pennsylvania, The Philadelphia School is a private co-educational school for boys and girls in preschool through 8th grade. Theme-based learning is one of the principle tools we as progressive educators use to help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills and to encourage them to make complex connections across disciplines.
The goals of our curricular sequence are to achieve greater thematic coherence and to broaden multicultural awareness through in-depth studies of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. TPS is a vibrant, progressive learning community. We believe that education should be embedded in authentic, real-world experiences. It is our goal to create an environment where students learn respect for the individual, respect for the community, and respect for democratic ideals.
The Philadelphia School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation. We are accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.
- Primary Unit (1st and 2nd Grade)
- Junior School (3rd -5th Grade)
- Middle School Curriculum with science, language arts, mathematics, geography, history as well as media literacy skills, nutrition, P.E., art and drama
- Early Risers Program
- Auxiliary (Afterschool) Program with a wide range of opportunities
- Summer Camp
Breezy Point Day School in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is an accredited preschool offering full and half day programs to children ages one through Kindergarten (1-6 years). We are located on 85 acres of rolling hills, just minutes from Newtown, Langhorne, Holland, Yardley, Richboro, Churchville and Feasterville and only 6 minutes from I-95 exit 49- Newtown, PA.
Breezy Point is one of a select number of preschools in Bucks County to be accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) which is the "gold standard" of excellence in childcare.
At Breezy Point, we also offer summer day camp programs for kids (2-14 years), and a swim club for juniors (6-18 years).
- Artistic and Creative Experiences
- Cultural Studies
- Dramatic Arts
- Hands-On Science Curriculum
- Enrichment Activities
- Family Participation
- Hands-On Math Curriculum
- Music Education
- Physical Fitness
- Social and Emotional Development
At Breezy Point, we also offer 4, 6 & 8 week summer day camps for kids (2-14 years), and a swim club to juniors (6-18 years).
Winchester Thurston School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school offering grades Pre-K through Grade 12. We are located on two campuses in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: a Pre-Kindergarten through grade five North Hills Campus in Allison Park and a Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 City Campus in Shadyside. The students, faculty and leadership at Winchester Thurston draw strength and guidance from more than a century of tradition and learning as we evolve and grow as a school community.
Winchester Thurston School actively engages each student in a challenging and inspiring learning process that develops the mind, motivates the passion to achieve and cultivates the character to serve.
Co-Ed Programs from Pre-K through Grade 12 Students:
- Lower School (PreK-4)
- Middle School (Grade 5-8)
- Upper School (Grade 9-12)
- After School Program
- Summer Program
- Foreign Languages (from PreK)
- Academic Enrichment and Challenge Program
- Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
- College Counseling
Philadelphia Private Schools for Dyslexia Learning Disabilities and Language-Based Special Education: Located in Abington in Montgomery County, PA, Center School is a non-profit, co-educational independent day school for children ages six to fourteen who have experienced difficulties with reading and language development. The majority of Center School classroom teachers are master's-educated, certified reading specialists.
All our staff have been trained by Schools Attuned. Most students use school district buses to travel to and from Center School. Typically, school districts will provide transportation if their boundaries are within ten miles of Center School.
- At the core of Center School's curriculum is the belief that the ability to use language effectively is key to success in school.
- All subjects (reading, math, science, social studies, study skills, art, and physical education) serve as opportunities for students to build language skills.
- We also offer a four-week summer program.
Located just west of Philadelphia in Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, The Media Theatre - Broadway Musical Theater Camp offers theatre, acting and voice classes for young children of six years upwards as well as teenagers. Students develop an ability to improvise and to bring one's own personal and honest response to the text or the script. All acting classes within The Media Theatre School of The Theatre follow and 8-week schedule are based on the Sanford Meisner Technique, which follows the mantra "Acting is living as truthfully as one can under an imaginary circumstance."
We also offer acting classes and theatre workshops during winter, spring and summer school breaks. In the summer we offer two week acting camps. This intensive, two-week day camp is a fun, enriching and rewarding experience. Campers write, design, and perform an improvisational theatre production that is performed on the Media Theatre stage for family, friends and the general public. The School of Theatre has been noted for it's professionalism and commitment to solid training for a career in the professional theatre.
- Theatre, Acting and Voice classes for young children of six years upwards and teenagers
- Acting and Theatre Workshops during school breaks
- Summer Acting Camps
- Acting and Song Contests
- We also provide adult programs