LOGAN Hope School

     Tel: (215)455-7442
Grades: K - 8 | 88 students
LOGAN Hope School is a K-8 Street School serving mostly Cambodian refugee and neighborhood students and families in the Logan section of Philadelphia.
These families have limited educational options.
Cambodians have a 70% drop-out rate in Philadelphia and the lowest college rate of any ethnic group in America.
LOGAN Hope also sponsors an after-school program and summer day camp.
Its staff and volunteers advocate for families and partner with others who work in the neighborhood and with Southeast Asians citywide to transform our city and its people.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 88 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 94%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(light blue shirt with dark blue pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Apr. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,800
Tuition Notes extremely low & affordable to all families -scholarships
% on Financial Aid 95%
Admissions Director Anita L. MacBain


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

School Notes:

  • Students are surrounded by challenging and caring teachers and mentors
  • Individualized student attention in an average of 10 students per class
  • The school is neighborhood focused, most students go home for lunch
  • All teachers live within 2 miles of the school
  • Critical thinking and life application focused teaching
  • The Infusionomics program teaches economic literacy in all school subjects
  • The F&F reading curriculum which has produced tremendous student achievement gains in vocabulary, reading comprehension, total reading, critical thinking, problem solving, and written expression.
  • Accessibility to those least able to afford it. LOGAN Hope tuition pays for less than 10% of the school's operating budget and there is usually little or no charge to attend the other programs.
  • Infusionomics: An economic literacy program where the infusion of economic thinking and concepts into the core academic subjects results in a multi-dimensional understanding of free market economic concepts and sound decision making. At the same time this program also engages students in all core academic subjects due to the relevance of the economic concepts to their everyday lives.
  • F&F: A uniquely designed research-based and research-supported instructional reading program. We adopted this curriculum in 2005 and have witnessed tremendous student achievement gains in vocabulary, reading comprehension, total reading, critical thinking, problem solving, and written expression.
  • Field trips: LOGAN Hope is able to do experiential education by taking advantage of the many field trip opportunities that exist throughout the Philadelphia area. These out-of-classroom experiences serve to contextualize and concrete concepts learned inside the classroom.
  • Real life application & critical thinking emphasis: At LOGAN Hope we concentrate on developing real skills and deep understanding of material instead of the test-taking skills taught at the other neighborhood schools. Because of our emphasis on critical thinking and life application our students consistently out-perform their public school neighbors.

Profile last updated: 01/19/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Little Flower Catholic High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broad Street Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Harold O Davis Christain School (0.5 miles away)
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