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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
2.The Media Theatre - Broadway Musical Theater Camp
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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
The DePaul Catholic School located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a private, accredited, co-educational, Catholic school offering grades Kindergarten through 8. The De Paul Catholic School is an innovative urban elementary school dedicated to carrying out the legacy of St. Vincent de Paul by empowering students to be life-long learners, leaders, and servants who build the Kingdom of God.
At The DePaul Catholic School, we assist in the total development of children within the spirit of the Catholic faith and in the Vincentian tradition. Our purpose is to help each student achieve his or her potential academically, socially, and spiritually.
The Academy of International Ballet, located in the borough of Media in Delaware County PA, 12 miles west of Philadelphia, provides the finest ballet and dance training in the tri-state area. Classes are offered in Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Advanced / Intermediate Ballet and more. Classes are available to all age groups, from toddler to adults, and from beginner through to professional level.
The school is under the direction of Master Instructor Denis Gronostayskiy, joined by Ballet Mistress, Anastasia Babayeva. Both are graduates of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Moscow, Russia, esteemed as the finest in ballet training throughout the world and known to produce many of the strongest and most talented dancers.
Our advanced students have received top awards at international competitions, received dance scholarships to universities, and have gone on to work with other professional companies.
Lower Division Ballet Classes:
- Creative Movement: Ages 3-4
- Pre-Ballet: Age 5
- Ballet 1: All ages
Upper Division Ballet Classes for all ages:
- Ballet 2
- Ballet 3
- Open Class for all levels
- Company (IBC) / Competition Rehearsal
- Contemporary Choreography
- Home School Classes
Are you looking for high-quality private tutoring in Philadelphia, PA? Does your elementary, middle or high school child need extra help with English, Math, Science, SAT preparation or other subjects? Our passionate and experienced private tutors in Philadelphia offer academic and test preparation for K-8, high school and college / university students. We teach students of all ages and academic backgrounds and help them to achieve their highest potential grades and target scores.
Our local Philadelphia-based tutors are equipped with the most effective learning strategies and highest level of knowledge in their fields. Every lesson is based upon an individualized lesson plan which has been carefully designed to meet the specific needs of each student.
Our tutors are experts in identifying students’ strengths and weaknesses and building lessons accordingly to maximize potential. The benefits of our tutoring is proven by our students' continued improvement in their classrooms as well as their top-ranking scores on standardized tests.
Academic Tutoring & Test Preparation Services:
- K-8 Tutoring programs
- High School Tutoring programs
- PSAT / SAT / SAT II / ACT / AP Exam Preparation programs
- GRE / GMAT / LSAT / MCAT Preparation programs
- College Course Help programs
- ESL & Languages programs
Portside Arts Center is a private arts school in North Philadelphia PA. We provide a comprehensive range of courses for toddlers, kids, teens, and adults in a wide variety of arts-related subjects. From 1-day workshops to 8-week courses, our classes are taught by local teaching artists and certified arts instructors. Topics and genres include drawing, painting, acting, stitching, yoga, dancing, and more.
Our mission is to empower the children and adults of our community with opportunities to develop their artistic abilities, awaken the imagination, and build self-esteem and confidence. We also provide Summer Camp programs.
The City School serves K-12 students throughout Philadelphia, with separate campuses for Elementary, Middle, and High School students across the city. 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.
The City School provides an academically excellent Christian education. By training the minds and discipling the hearts of our students, we prepare them for excellence in their life-long pursuit of learning. Our dedicated staff teach and model the Christian worldview as the context for life.
Arden Drama School provides year-round theater / drama classes as well as Spring / Summer Camps for kids & teens (Pre-K through Grade 12).
Based in the heart of Downtown Philadelphia PA, a drama curriculum is offered for all age groups, with growing confidence and skills emphasized in each grade level, and greater performance opportunities provided for middle and high school students.
Taught by professional artists with a passion for teaching, Arden Drama School classes are dedicated to bringing to life great stories by great storytellers – on the stage, in the classroom and in the community.
Villa Maria Academy High School is a Catholic college preparatory school for girls. Situated in Montgomery County PA, just 30 minutes north of Downtown Philadelphia, we provide a dynamic spiritual, intellectual and social environment for young women.
Villa Maria is a community of students, families, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends, and strives to fulfill its mission within an environment of harmony, beauty and order.
The school is accredited by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
10.Sophia Academy @ International Christian High School
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Sophia Academy @ International Christian High School is an arts-based high school for students with language-based learning differences. Students entering Grades 9-12 are encouraged to apply.
Located in North Philadelphia, 30 minutes from Downtown, we provide a hands-on, multi-sensory curricula that weaves visual and performing arts into standard subjects in order to help students with dyslexia and dyscalculia learn well.
Our students gain the advantage of participating in a larger school program and extracurricular activities while reaping the benefits of small classes, multi-sensory curricula, evidence-based instruction, and integration with the visual and performing arts.