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.

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

Student Body

Total Students96 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeCandace Wegner Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
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
80%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCandace Wegner

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

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 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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