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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 principal 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.

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.


School / Office Address: 2501 Lombard Street
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
USA
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Coming from the North
Take I-95 South to I-676 West. Stay on I-676 West to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Exit. Make a right at the exit onto 22nd Street (stay in the right lane); turn right at Benjamin Franklin Parkway; at 21st Street, turn right. Continue on 21st Street for about a mile. At Lombard Street, make a right. The school is on the right, at the corner of Lombard and 25th streets. There is limited parking in the Faculty Parking Lot and two-hour parking on the street. Enter the school through the Lombard Street door.

Coming from the West
Take I-76 East to the exit for I-676 East; take the 23rd Street exit, making a right onto 23rd Street. Continue on 23rd Street for about 1 mile. Make a right on Lombard Street. The school is on the right, at the corner of Lombard and 25th streets. There is limited parking in the Faculty Parking Lot and two-hour parking on the street. Enter the school through the Lombard Street door.

Coming North on I-95
Take I-95 North past Philadelphia International Airport. At airport follow lanes diverging from I-95 to I-76 West. Continue across Platt Bridge; turn left after bridge onto I-76 West. Take I-76 West to the University City Exit (on right). At Gray's Ferry, turn right and continue until the road dead ends. Make a right onto Bainbridge Street. At 22nd Street make a left; at Lombard Street, make a right. The school is at the corner of Lombard and 25th streets, on the right. There is limited parking in the Faculty Parking Lot and two-hour parking on the street. Enter the school through the Lombard Street door.

Coming from New Jersey
Take Ben Franklin Bridge. Follow signs to I-676 West. Stay on I-676 West to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Exit. Make a right at the exit onto 22nd Street. At Benjamin Franklin Parkway, turn right; at 21st Street, turn right. Continue on 21st Street for about a mile. At Lombard Street, make a right. The school is on the right, at the corner of Lombard and 25th streets. There is limited parking in the Faculty Parking Lot and two-hour parking on the street. Enter the school through the Lombard Street door.

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