Spring Garden Academy

Tel: (215)563-9192
Spring Garden Academy purposes to provide a quality service to the families and children of our community in a loving and caring environment that is safe and conducive to good health.
Spring Garden is a place where children of all races, nationalities, and religions can gather to learn how to play while receiving guidance toward a happy, wholesome development.
We provide a quality, flexible program where each child will be assisted in reaching his or her maximum potential in the areas of social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development.
We will partner with parents to provide a well-rounded Christian education to the children of Philadelphia families, particularly those who live and work in the neighborhoods of Highway Tabernacle and her sister churches, in an environment that promotes the highest standards for academic achievement and spiritual and personal development.  We have two locations:  18th and Spring Garden (Preschool, After School, Summer Camp) and 17th and Tioga (Preschool, Elementary School K-6, and After School, and Summer Camp).  Spring Garden Academy is a member of NAEYC and pursues the highest quality of care and education through the Keystone Stars program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported We work with Early Intervention and Catapult for some supports
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 64 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 96%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Spring Garden Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khakis and Green Shirt (K-6))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
Tuition Notes Yearly tuition costs for K-8. See school for preschool costs.
% on Financial Aid 80%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amy dela Cruz

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Program, After School Sports and Arts, Bible Quizzing, Chess Club, Drama Club, Fine Arts Festival, Holiday Program Clubs, Praise Dance, Scrabble Club Bible Quizzing, Chess Club, Drama Club, Praise Dance, Scrabble Club, After School Program,
After School Sports and Arts,
Fine Arts Festival,
Holiday Program Clubs,

School Notes:

  • Spring Garden Academy purposes to provide a quality service to the families and children of our community in a loving and caring environment that is safe and conducive to good health. Spring Garden is a place where children of all races, nationalities, and religions can gather to learn how to play while receiving guidance toward a happy, wholesome development. We provide a quality, flexible program where each child will be assisted in reaching his or her maximum potential in the areas of social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development. We will partner with parents to provide a well-rounded Christian education to the children of Philadelphia families, particularly those who live and work in the neighborhoods of Highway Tabernacle and her sister churches, in an environment that promotes the highest standards for academic achievement and spiritual and personal development. We have two locations: 18th and Spring Garden (Preschool, After School, Summer Camp) and 17th and Tioga (Preschool, Elementary School K-6, and After School, and Summer Camp).
  • Profile last updated: 10/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Little Flower Catholic High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thankful Learning Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Thankful Learning Center (0.3 miles away)
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