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Penn Charter Lower School students gardening

From tending gardens to campus scavenger hunts to walks in the nearby Wissahickon, the natural environment is a teacher for students in all divisions. Environmental sustainability is interwoven through our curriculum.



Pre-kindergarten through 12


Faculty : Student Ratio

More attention, lasting connections


Acre Campus

Green, open space moments from Center City


Family Zip Codes

Students from every neighborhood, including yours


Financial Aid

To achieve socioeconomic diversity, Penn Charter awarded $10M in need-based aid last year.

Founded in 1689, Penn Charter is the oldest Quaker school in the world.

This green campus within one of the nation's most populous cities offers expansive space for athletics, outdoor classrooms and play, plus easy access to scholars, cultural events and service opportunities.

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