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Philadelphia Free School Photo #1 - Philly Free School's building in West Philly.
At the Philly Free School, we provide students with the space to explore the world and themselves at their own pace, while experiencing community through participating in a self-governing direct democracy.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
2011

Student Body

Total Students
50 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is a sliding scale from $1,800-$14,800 for the year, with a discount available for siblings. Beyond this, we have scholarships and programs that assist families for whom the lower end of the scale is burdensome. Average tuition is just over $4,000 per student. We are committed to making the school accessible to those who wish to enroll, regardless of ability to pay.
Profile last updated: 04/15/2021

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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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