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.
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
- Grades: Kindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 50 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
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.
Source: Verified school update
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The application deadline for Philadelphia Free School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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