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Penn Charter students are: Courageous Learners, Compassionate Friends, Constructive Communicators, Change Cultivators.

The Portrait of a Penn Charter Learner articulates the skills, attitudes and competencies Penn Charter seeks to nurture in our Lower, Middle and Upper School students. 

Read more about Penn Charter learners. 

Preview Penn Charter Events

Campus Tours Our Fall tours are going on now!  Details on how to schedule are below. 

Lower School - Tours are offered on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday.

Tours of Lower School will include: The academic building, the Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts and the Graham Athletics & Wellness Center. Duration: 1.5 hours with a pre-K building tour, 1 hour without pre-K. 

For Lower School, contact Debbie McIlvaine,

Middle and Upper School - Tours are offered on Monday, Wednesday or Friday at 8:30 a.m. or 11:10 a.m. 

Tours of Middle and Upper Schools will include: the academic buildings, the Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts and the Graham Athletics & Wellness Center. Duration: 1 hour. 

For Middle and Upper School, contact Shelley Evans,

Take a Student-Led Virtual Tour

What's Next? 

If you would like to begin as a student in 2024-2025, you will apply in the fall of 2023. Now is a great time to get to know the school so you can hit the ground running when it is time to apply. Here's what you can expect: 

  • Applications are available beginning Sept. 1 and complete applications are due Dec. 1. 
  • Complete applications include: a complete online application, an interview, letters of recommendations, transcripts and testing. Visit Application Process and Timeline for more details.
  • Be on the lookout for opportunities to meet students, and learn more about arts or athletics, or visit campus again.
  • Prepare documents if you plan to apply for financial aid. PC recommends you apply by December 1 for maximum financial aid availability.


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