Candace Wegner

  • Spring Garden Academy is a private Philadelphia Christian school, educating children grades preschool to 8th.
  • As a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, we are preparing the next generation of leaders for the urban family, church, and community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedContact School
Year Founded2002
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students96 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Candace Wegner Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khakis and Green Shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,000
Tuition NotesYearly tuition costs for K-8. See school for preschool costs.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCandace Wegner


Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After School Program, After School Sports and Arts, Holiday Program Clubs, Praise Dance

Club or Organization:
Bible Quizzing, Chess Club, Scrabble Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, Fine Arts Festival

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 healthy.  We provide a quality, flexible program where each child in our school family will be encouraged to reach his or her maximum potential in the areas of social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual 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).
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: NS-8 | 258 students
    2.3 miles
    6000 Wayne Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    2.3 NS-8
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: K-3 | 70 students
    1.2 miles
    1434 Belfield Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    1.2 K-3
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-5 | 79 students
    1.8 miles
    1936 N Judson St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    1.8 PK-5
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: K-5 | 8 students
    2.3 miles
    2222 W Master St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    2.3 K-5
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-8 | 212 students
    1.3 miles
    4400 N 6th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    1.3 PK-8

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $7,644 for elementary schools and $12,008 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).