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Global Leadership Academy Charter School (GLA)

PHONE: (267) 295-5700 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 632

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  • Principal

    Shoshana Tyler

  • Phone Number

    (267) 295-5700

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    East Parkside

  • SEPTA Routes

    Trolley (10)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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Global Leadership Academy Charter School (GLA) is a Kindergarten through Eighth grade school comprised of three small learning communities located in West Philadelphia. GLA is a holistic teaching and learning program. Our goal is to provide a solid educational program developed through global studies and leadership development in an effort to develop future leaders of the world.

Points Of Pride

Global Excursions. Climate and culture. Independence Blue Cross Healthy Future Flagship School; healthy-living partnerships including the Vetri Foundation, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Villanova University. Single gender model.

Admissions Policy

Admission to the school is open to all eligible students who are residents within the limits of the City of Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania in grades K through 8. Applications will be accepted through Apply Philly Charter.

Kindergarten: Children applying for Kindergarten must be five years of age by September 1st of the current year in order to be accepted into the school. If the child is not five by the deadline, their name will be placed on the waiting list for possible admission for the following school year

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