A  coed Friends school, pre-K to 12, on 47 acres in East Falls, Philadelphia


PC Video on Demand

From time-tested classics to freshly-minted favorites, this collection of videos captures the PC community in all of its talent, creativity and diversity. Be sure to check back for new releases!

Senior Community Day (2022): During their final week of classes, PC seniors gathered for an afternoon of community, camaraderie and Color Day-themed fun.

See how Footloose! the Upper School musical is coming together, and the fun students have practicing their roles. Show dates are Feb. 25 and 26, 2022.

8 girls varsity basketball players lean toward camera and roar

On December 1, the Girls Varsity Basketball team played the inaugural basketball game in the Graham Athletics & Wellness Center. Penn Charter defeated Abington Friends 55-22, Coach Joe Maguire's 100th win with PC! 

See snippets from the Lower School Holiday Postcard and additional holiday season festivities from around the school. 

Celebrate the tradition of Color Day with a look back–and down–on the 2016 senior rope pull, captured by Penn Charter's quadcopter drone.

Video by the PC religious life committee about what meeting for worship means to them

Upper School students share what Meeting for Worship means to them, and the Religious Life Committee co-clerks help new students understand what to expect.

"This year at PC is going to look very different ... but hope, in its purest form, is what keeps us going." Senior Class President Patrick Isztwan addresses the student body at the start of the 2020-21 school year.


Head of School Darryl J. Ford Hon. 1689 welcomes students and families to an unusual 2020-21 school year and introduces this year's theme of Equity and Empathy.

Rammy and Bunny affirm their friendship through song in this charming and emotionally instructive puppet show produced by PC's Lower School counselors.

A Penn Charter tradition goes digital as the Class of 2020 concedes Senior Stairs access to the Class of '21.

Upper School English teacher Lisa Turner breaks down the finer points of home composting in this video celebrating Earth Week 2020.

With a clever smartphone app and some good old fashioned diligence, tenth grader Kelsey B. keeps her game in tip-top shape while stuck at home.

The 2009 boys water polo team's impeccable coordination extended well beyond the pool, as demonstrated in this recreation of a scene from the movie Step Brothers.

Celebrating the resilience of the PC community with a glimpse into the classrooms of yore.

Three hilarious scenes written and performed by Penn Charter middle school students and theater teacher Michael Roche: "Morning Assembly," "Fashion" and "Mulberry."

Seniors closed out a spirited Color Day with an inventive and silly take on the traditional senior rope pull. This extended cut features more students – and more pets!