A Guide To Schools Within 10 Miles Of Philadelphia

Updated  February 08, 2017 |
A Guide To Schools Within 10 Miles Of Philadelphia
Philadelphia is home to some of the oldest K-12 schools in the nation.

Philadelphia is home to some of the oldest K-12 schools in the nation. Located strategically on the east coast on the main transportation routes between New York City and Washington, DC, Philadelphia itself offers a wealth of commercial and cultural activities for families. And if the city doesn't have what you are looking for, Delaware, New Jersey, and Maryland are just minutes away. The following school profiles spotlight private K-12 schools within 10 miles of Philadelphia. Of the 73 schools shown in the search results, I included schools which offer instruction up to Grade 12 and have a student population of over 200 in most cases.

Private schools within 10 miles of Philadelphia

International Christian High School, Philadelphia, PA 

Miles from Philadelphia: 6
Founded in 1968
Number of students: 123
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Student-teacher ratio: 11:1

The course catalog lists 5 AP courses. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the International Christian High School profile.  

The Haverford School, Haverford, PA 

Miles from Philadelphia: 8.6
Founded in 1884
Number of students: 981
Grades PK-12, day. Boys
Religious Affiliation: Non-sectarian
Student-teacher ratio: 9:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see The Haverford School profile. 

Friends Select School, Philadelphia, PA 

Miles from Philadelphia: 0.3
Founded in 1689
Number of students: 971
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Quaker
Student-teacher ratio: 10:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Friends Select School profile. 

Roman Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA 

Miles from Philadelphia: 0.4
Founded in 1689
Number of students: 1065
Grades 9-12, day. Boys
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 20:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Roman Catholic High School profile.  

The City School, Philadelphia, PA 

Miles from Philadelphia: 0.4
Founded in 1978
Number of students: 320
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian
Student-teacher ratio: 13:1

*For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see The City School profile. 

John W Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 0.6
Founded in 1901
Number of students: 480
Grades 9-12, day. Girls
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 15:1

*For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the John W Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School profile. 

Girard College, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 1.4
Founded in 1848
Number of students: 311
Grades 1-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Non-sectarian
Student-teacher ratio: 8

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Girard College profile. 

St Joseph's Preparatory School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 1.4
Founded in 1851
Number of students: 994
Grades 9-12, day. Boys.
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 12:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the St Joseph's Preparatory School profile. 

SS. John Neumann & Maria Garetti Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA 

Miles from Philadelphia: 1.7
Founded in 2004
Number of students: 833
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 19:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the SS. John Neumann & Maria Garetti Catholic High School profile. 

Al Aqsa Islamic Academy, Philadelphia, PA 

Miles from Philadelphia: 1.9
Founded in 1996
Number of students: 280
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Islamic
Student-teacher ratio: 19:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Al Aqsa Islamic Academy profile. 

West Philadelphia Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 2.5
Founded in 1916
Number of students: 350
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 9:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the West Philadelphia Catholic High School profile. 

Sister Clara Muhammad School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 3.0
Number of students: 260
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Islamic
Student-teacher ratio: 16:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Sister Clara Muhammad School profile. 

Mercy Vocational High School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 3.7
Founded in 1950 
Number of students: 371
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 11:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Mercy Vocational High School profile. 

Gloucester Catholic High School, Gloucester City, NJ

Miles from Philadelphia: 4.4
Founded in 1930
Number of students: 682
Grades 7-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 18:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Gloucester Catholic High School profile. 

Little Flower Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 4.4
Founded in 1939
Number of students: 
Grades 9-12, day. Girls
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 18:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Little Flower Catholic High School profile. 

William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 4.9
Founded in 1689
Number of students: 947
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Quaker
Student-teacher ratio: 9:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the William Penn Charter School profile. 

Talmudical Yeshiva Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 5.1
Founded in 1953
Number of students: 112
Grades 9-12, day. Boys
Religious Affiliation: Jewish
Student-teacher ratio: 14:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Talmudical Yeshiva Of Philadelphia profile. 

Bishop Eustace Prep School, Merchantville, NJ

Miles from Philadelphia: 5.3
Founded in 1954
Number of students: 653
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 12:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Bishop Eustace Prep School profile. 

Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 5.6
Founded in 1845
Number of students: 861
Grades K-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Quaker
Student-teacher ratio: 7:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Germantown Friends School profile. 

Pennsylvania School For The Deaf, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 5.6
Founded in 1820
Number of students: 209
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Non-sectarian
Student-teacher ratio: 5:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Pennsylvania School For The Deaf profile. 

Merion Mercy Academy, Merion Station, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 5.9
Founded in 1884
Number of students: 484
Grades 9-12, day. Girls
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 9:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Merion Mercy Academy profile. 

Camden Catholic High School, Cherry Hill, NJ

Miles from Philadelphia: 6.1
Founded in 1887
Number of students: 827
Grades 0-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 15:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Camden Catholic High School profile. 

Friends Central School, Wynnewood, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 6.1
Founded in 1845
Number of students: 890
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Quaker
Student-teacher ratio: 9:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Friends Central School profile. 

Paul VI High School, Haddonfield, NJ

Miles from Philadelphia: 6.7
Founded in 1966
Number of students: 1192
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 15:1

*For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Paul VI High School profile. 

Hope Church School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 7.2
Founded in 1982
Number of students: 189
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Student-teacher ratio: 13:1

*For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Hope Church School profile. 

Torah Academy Of Greater Philadelphia, Ardmore, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 7.2
Founded in 1964
Number of students: 347
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Jewish
Student-teacher ratio: 13:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Torah Academy Of Greater Philadelphia profile. 

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 8.0
Founded in 1861
Number of students: 1101
Grades PK-8, boys.  9-12, coeducational. Day. 
Religious Affiliation: Non-sectarian
Student-teacher ratio: 8:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy profile. 

Castle Academy, Barrington, NJ

Miles from Philadelphia: 8.4
Founded in 1996
Number of students: 234
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-sectarian
Student-teacher ratio: 9:1

*For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Castle Academy profile. 

St Hubert Catholic High School For Girls, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 8.8
Founded in 1925
Number of students: 680
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 19:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the St Hubert Catholic High School For Girls profile. 

The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 9.2
Founded in 1888
Number of students: 560
Grades PK-12, day. Girls
Religious Affiliation: Non-sectarian
Student-teacher ratio: 7:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see The Baldwin School profile. 

The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 9.3
Founded in 1894
Number of students: 840
Grades PK-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-sectarian
Student-teacher ratio: 7:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see The Shipley School profile. 

Jack M Barrack Hebrew Academy, Bryn Mawr, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 9.7
Founded in 1946
Number of students: 380
Grades 6-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Jewish
Student-teacher ratio: 6:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Jack M Barrack Hebrew Academy profile. 

Bishop Mcdevitt High School, Wyncote, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 9.8
Founded in 1958
Number of students: 668
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic 
Student-teacher ratio: 19:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Bishop Mcdevitt High School profile. 

Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 9.8
Founded in 1963
Number of students: 1386
Grades 9-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 20:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Cardinal O'Hara High School profile. 

La Salle College High School, Glenside, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 9.8
Founded in 1858
Number of students: 1068
Grades 9-12, day. Boys
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 10:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the La Salle College High School profile.  

St Basil Academy, Jenkintown, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 9.9
Founded in 1931
Number of students: 324
Grades 9-12, day. Girls
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 12:1

*For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the St Basil Academy profile. 

Abington Friends School, Jenkintown, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 10.0
Founded in 1697
Number of students: 568
Grades NS-12, day. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Quaker
Student-teacher ratio: 8:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Abington Friends School profile. 

Father Judge High School, Philadelphia, PA

Miles from Philadelphia: 10.0
Founded in 1954
Number of students: 1136
Grades 9-12, day. Boys
Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Student-teacher ratio: 21:1

For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Father Judge High School profile. 

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