St. George Parish School

15 Lamont Avenue,
Glenolden, PA, 19036-0190
     Tel: (610)583-0419
Grades: K - 8 | 210 students
St. George School was opened on September 6, 1927 with an enrollment of 146 pupils and under the pastorship of Reverend George E.
The original school consisted of 4 classrooms on the second floor of the original Church building.
Three Sisters of Saint Joseph took on the monumental task of educating the Parish Community's youth at the time, and over the years, the Sisters of Saint Joseph continued to be an influential presence in the school.
The first graduation took place on June 22, 1928 with 13 students graduating.
In June 1951, the old parish convent was converted into additional classrooms to accommodate rising enrollment.
As the Parish Community continued to grow, it was decided by the Pastor at the time, Reverend Thomas P.
Fitzgerald, to build a new school.
The new school opened in January 1965.
For 78 years, our school expanded and educated thousands of students.
Saint George Parish School graduated future doctors, lawyers, professors, accountants, mothers, fathers, religious sisters and priests.
It had been an integral part of so many lives.
As of the closing of the School in June 2005, the total number of graduates reached 2,761.
The memory of Saint George Parish School will live on in the hearts and lives of all those who were privileged enough to walk its halls and sit within its classrooms.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 210 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. George Parish School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Christ Memorial Classical Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Folcroft KinderCare (0.7 miles away)
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