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Notes for Prospective Students
- ONE SCHOOL WITH FIVE DIVISIONS: 2 single-sex Lower Schools; 2
single-sex Middle Schools; 1 co-ed Upper School
- MERGED ON JULY 1, 2011: Springside School, founded in 1879, the
oldest school for girls in Philadelphia, merged with all-boys
Chestnut Hill Academy, founded in 1861, to form SCH Academy.
new SCH Academy serves 1100 girls and boys in
Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.
The school's combined campus
includes 62 acres of fields and woods adjacent to the Wissahickon
watershed and Fairmount Park in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of
STATE-OF-THE-ART-FACILITIES include Gold LEED certified Center
for Science and Technology housing customized, 1,600-square-foot,
state-of the art Engineering and Robotics Lab; first Lower School
with dedicated Physics and Engineering Lab; largest school solar
array in City of Philadelphia with 440 solar panels atop
52,000-square-foot-athetic field house; new stadium turf fields for
footbal, field hockey, and lacrosse; outdor ropes course and rock
CUTTING EDGE PROGRAMS include Mandarin Chinese beginning in
Pre-K; innovative Pre-K - 12 academic departments in New Media and
Engineering and Robotics; Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership;
Outdoor Education and Environmental Science.
OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS include National Merit
Scholars (15 Recognized and 4 Winners in 2011); All-American
Athletes (12 n past 4 years); internationally recognized Robotics
Team and winner in FIRST LEGO League robotics competition; first
student-produced outdoor 40 x 100-foot digital animation projected
onto the wall of a Center City high-rise; "Best of Philly"
acclaimed student technology leaders; 100% of graduates attend
4-year accredited colleges and universities.