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Philadelphia Military Academy At Elverson

PHONE: (215) 400-7420 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Citywide GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 379

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mrs. Margie Goodwin

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-7420

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    North Central

  • SEPTA Routes

    BSL (Susquehanna-Dauphin), Bus (4, 16, 23, 29)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Tuition

  • Uniform


  • Extended Day


The Philadelphia Military Academy is a 9th through 12th grade academic program which is committed to transforming student’ lives with the support and partnership of our parents and community stakeholders. Our military-structured learning environment creates a tailored program that challenges each student to move forward in his or her educational and social experiences. We immerse our students in the guiding principles of leadership, citizenship, and community service. This unified approach promotes academic excellence through rigorous instruction for the diverse learner to prepare him or her for college, technical training, and/or the workforce.

Points Of Pride

1. 100% college acceptance rate for seniors and 100% of seniors on track for graduation.-2. All students are provided with the training and education to develop leadership skills.-3. The school offers JROTC activities and community service opportunities.-4. PMA has an excellent fitness center.

Admissions Policy

Admission is through a lottery based on space availability

Accreditations and Honors

  • Awards and Distinctions
  1. 2015-2016 Pennsylvania Title One Distinguished School
  2. 2016 US News National Rankings; earned a bronze medal


  • Dual Enrollment Partnerships:
  1. Community College of Philadelphia
  2. Harrisburg University


  • Honors
  1. English 3

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Tues7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Wed7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Thur7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Fri7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions

The Philadelphia Military Academy (PMA) High School entrance is on N 13th Street; intersection is Susquenhanna Ave. As a disclaimer, PMA does not have any ADA compliant entrances.