Admissions Process & Timeline

The common entry points at Penn Charter are pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, fifth, sixth, seventh and ninth grades, making these the best times to apply; new students are admitted to other grades if spaces are available.

As a school committed to diversity, Penn Charter welcomes students of every race, religion, socioeconomic status, ethnic background, gender, and sexual orientation. We encourage applications from current families as well as children of OPC's and members of the Religious Society of Friends.

Apply Online

For specific information on the application process and how to apply to Lower, Middle and Upper School, use these buttons:

Lower School  Middle School  Upper School

Non-Discrimination Policy

Penn Charter admits students of any race, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

Penn Charter does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national or ethnic origin in administration or educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Learning Accommodations and Student Supports

Hear Voices from the PC Community

PC Student Ambassador Blog

Diversity and Inclusion at PC

See Our Zip Code Map

Map of the Philadelphia region indicating Penn Charter's geographical diversity via zip code heat map