Girard College

2101 S College Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121-0191
Tel: (215)787-2621
Grades: 1-12 | 277 students
Girard College is a private boarding school for academically capable students, grades 1 through 12, from families with limited financial resources, headed by a single parent or guardian. Girard's mission is to prepare students for advanced education and life as informed, ethical and productive citizens through a rigorous educational program that promotes intellectual, social and emotional growth.
Girard's core values are integrity, respect, self-discipline, compassion and responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1-12
Year Founded 1848

Student Body

Total Students 277 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
88%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Girard College Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Girard College awards full tuition scholarships to all students who are accepted.
Admissions Director Dr. Robbin Washington-Smart
Admissions Associate Aqila Clement

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Choral Music, Instrumental Music, Many Others Chess, Choral Music, Many Others, Instrumental Music,
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