Friends School League - Private Schools

Private Schools

  • William Penn Charter School was founded by Penn in 1689, and claims to be the oldest Quaker school in the nation, although it is not affiliated with any Quaker meeting, is not a sectarian institution and is not a member of the Friends School League, the Greater Philadelphia area's association of Quaker preparatory schools.
  • Girard College (a primary and secondary educational institution) was endowed by French-American merchant, mariner and banker, Stephen Girard, opening its doors to disadvantaged youth in 1848.
  • Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, (formerly Springside School and Chestnut Hill Academy, respectively) an phenomenal school with "Green Ribbon" worthy facilities, state-of-the-art technology programs, award-winning teachers, classes that teach everything needed for future jobs, excellent sports teams, and students who are proud to go to SCH Academy.
  • Greene Street Friend School, a Quaker school grades PK-8, school under the care of Green Street Monthly Meeting
  • Frankford Friends School, a Quaker school grades PK-8, under the care of Frankford Monthly Meeting
  • Philadelphia Free School, a Sudbury school PK-12
  • Philadelphia Mennonite High School, a Mennonite high school in the Fairmount neighborhood
  • Unionville Preparatory School, a college preparatory school for girls and boys

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