Community Partnership School

Community Partnership School is an independent school located in North Central Philadelphia.
It has 112 students in grades PK-5 with small class sizes.
The student-teacher ratio is 9 to 1.  Founded in 2006, the mission is to advance educational equity in close collaboration with families and the wider community by providing a high quality, identity affirming education that builds a foundation for lifelong success.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 124 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,500
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
124 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Community Partnership School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Students should dress comfortably for both outdoor and indoor play. Learning can be messy. Students should wear clothes that can withstand painting in Art class and soil from the playground. Sturdy shoes to run around in must be worn.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
At Community Partnership School we work with families to provide an affordable independent school education with a focus on equitable financial aid distribution relative to your family\'s income.CPS raises the majority of our students’ tuition through our Advancement Office’s various philanthropic efforts. Still, each family is required to invest what they are able into their students’ academic experience.Family contribution is determined by FACTS data and information.We also encourage all families to take advantage of Children\'s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia which provides partial scholarship for income eligible families.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Tyler Conway
Admissions Associate
Medgine Elie

School Notes

  • A pre-kindergarten through fifth grade co-educational independent school located in North Central Philadelphia, CPS offers children from the area a rigorous and well-rounded education that prepares them to enter compatible and high-quality academic programs for middle school and beyond.
  • CPS provides individualized instruction focusing on intellectual, physical and character development within a safe, nurturing and diverse learning environment.
  • Collaborating with families to maximize each child's potential, CPS seeks to build a stronger community for all by graduating intellectually curious, responsible citizens with the tools to thrive in an increasingly interconnected, multicultural, and dynamic world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Community Partnership School cost?
Community Partnership School's tuition is approximately $16,500 for private students.
When is the application deadline for Community Partnership School?
The application deadline for Community Partnership School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Community Partnership School located?
Community Partnership School is located in the North Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. There are 46 other private schools located in North Philadelphia.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 124 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,500
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,688 for elementary schools and $15,444 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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