Hope Partnership For Education

Hope Partnership School is a North Philadelphia independent middle school that provides a high quality, values-based education that supports and challenges students from adolescence to adulthood.
Hope offers small class sizes and after-school enrichment for middle school students, working in collaboration with other organizations in the Fairhill-Hartranft neighborhood in service to the community.
Our vision is to create compassionate citizens and courageous leaders, through a transformative, caring, and joy-filled education.
We believe every student deserves access to the highest quality educational experience regardless of socio-economic status.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 51 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
mild learning differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
51 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Hope Partnership For Education Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
khaki pants and blue uniform shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
All students receive scholarship support. Families contribute to the student\'s education based on income. No student is turned away for financial reasons.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Brenda Ridley, Admissions Coordinator


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Photography Club

School Notes

Hope Partnership School has refreshed its program by recommitting to a values-driven educational program that challenges and supports students while preparing them for high school success. Hope focuses on:
  • academic skill building utilizing traditional classroom methods along with digital resources;
  • music talent development includes instruction in a range of musical genres;
  • interdisciplinary art program that introduces the elements of art through engaging projects in history, science, math, and language arts that enhances learning in those subject areas;
  • health and wellness advisory with a focus on nutrition, physical exercise and emotional health, as well as digital media safety;
  • technology and research that promote digital learning using Chromebooks and Smart Boards in the classroom, and a range of interactive digital platforms for language arts, math, writing, and social studies;
  • after school enrichment and summer programsthat expose students to an array of experiences and activities that spark students' curiosity and cultivate interests, such as photography and chess;
Hope's Graduate Support Program guides students and their families through the high school application and selection process, and assists them with college and scholarship applications, and with work readiness.

Family engagement is critical to student success at Hope. Families are encouraged to partner with the school in helping students to develop good work habits and the necessary discipline for academic success. Families receive a weekly newsletter to apprise them of key curricular aspects of the program, to alert them to student success, special activities, and to promote upcoming events. Finally, Hope's Family Advisory Council provides the school's administration and staff with advice and feedback that benefits the school community. Students and families tell us our school community is like family.
Source: Verified school update

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When is the application deadline for Hope Partnership For Education?
The application deadline for Hope Partnership For Education is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 51 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,595 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 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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