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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 96 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Candace Wegner ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Contact School
Year Founded
2002
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
96 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
92%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Candace Wegner Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khakis and Green Shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Yearly 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 Director
Candace Wegner

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 96 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,601 for elementary schools and $14,040 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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