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Global Leadership Academy Charter School (GLA)

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

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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

Open to all students who live in Philadelphia. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held. The school’s enrollment policy gives priority to the following groups in this order: Sibling attending, Parent is staff member, Lives in Philadelphia, Out-of-district PA resident

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