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The City School at Poplar

PHONE: (215) 731-1930 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Independent GRADES: 6-12 ENROLLMENT: 0

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    John Walker

  • Phone Number

    (215) 731-1930

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Northern Liberties

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (47, 57), Trolley (15)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

  • Tuition


  • Uniform

    No Data Reported

  • Extended Day


To train students' minds, disciple their hearts and bring light to the city one child at a time.

Points Of Pride

  • Award winning Arts program
  • Our students have a voice: We offer many student led councils.
  • 100% of our graduates are accepted to college
  • 2/3 of our college attendees graduate within 6 years or remain enrolled, which is twice the local average.
  • Avanced Placement opportunitiies
  • Dual Enrollment Program
  • Our Poplar campus located at 910 N. 6th Street is a facility offering exciting amenities, including an art room, computer lab, cafeteria, full court competition gymnasium, a stage and sound system for performances, outdoor recreation space, and large, spacious classrooms.

Admissions Policy

Our school has open enrollment. For more information, visit the school website.

Accreditations and Honors

  • The City School is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the StreetSchool Network and the Association of Christian Schools International.
  • The City School has also been recognized by Schools That Can, a national organization of high-performing schools, as a leader in urban education.
  • Memberships: Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI); Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA); Mid-Atlantic Christian School Association (MACSA); Philadelphia Area Christian Schools (PACS); Schools That Can (STC)

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions

Main entrance on 6th Street