Meet the Admissions Team

The Penn Charter Admissions Office has worked to make the admissions process efficient and easy-to-follow. Even so, there are times when you will need to ask questions. We welcome your calls and e-mails.

Naté Hall

Karen Hallowell

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Rachel Codkind OPC '11

John Zurcher

Lower School

Naté Hall: Associate Director of Admissions for Lower School, ext. 294,
Debbie McIlvaine: Administrative Assistant for Lower School Admissions, ext. 199,

Middle and Upper School

Karen Hallowell: Director of Admissions, ext. 104,
John Zurcher: Director of Financial Aid and Associate Director of Admissions, ext. 119,
Tom Coyle: Assistant Director of Admissions/Athletics Liaison, ext. 386,
Rachel Codkind OPC ‘11: Assistant Director of Admissions, Community Programs Liaison,
Joe Sankey OPC '11: Admissions Associate, ext. 311,
Jen Cubbin: Administrative Assistant to Middle and Upper School Admissions, ext. 103,

PC Student Ambassador Blog

Return to School and Covid-19

Read this senior's perspective on returning to school amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and discovering a deeper appreciation for the PC community.

Diversity and Inclusion at PC

Hear Voices from the PC Community

See Our Zip Code Map

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