Schools List

Local Public Schools and Affiliated Groups:

Anna L. Lingelbach School (Germantown) K-8


Central High School (Olney) 9-12, special admissions/highly competitive


C.W. Henry (Mt. Airy)


Henry. H. Houston (Mt. Airy)


Eleanor C. Emlen School (Mt. Airy) 


Germantown High School (Germantown) 9-12


Greenwoods Charter School (Roxborough) k-8, environmental focus/lottery admissions


John S. Jenks (Chestnut Hill) K-8 


J. R. Masterman (Spring Garden) 5-12 Special Admission/Highly Competitive


Philadelphia High School for Girls (Olney) 9-12 Special Admission/Highly Competitive


Wissahickon Charter School (Germantown) K-8, lottery admissions


Link to public transfer information (transfering to a school outside of your “catchment” area):


Private Schools Utilized by NW Philly Parents:

Abington Friends School (prek-12, Quaker) located in Abington


Academy in Manayunk (k-12, college prep/learning disabilities) located in Manayunk/Miquon


The Crefeld School (6-12, progressive/individualized) located in Chestnut Hill


Friends Select School (prek-12, Quaker) located Downtown


Friends Central (prek-12, Quaker) located in Wynnewood


Germantown Friends School (prek-12, Quaker) located in Germantown


Greene Street Friends (prek-8, Quaker) located in Germantown


The Miquon School (prek-6, Progressive) located in Miquon/Conshohocken


Norwood-Fontbonne Academy (prek-8, Catholic/Montessori) located in Chestnut Hill


Our Mother of Consolation (k-8, Catholic) located in Chestnut Hill


Project Learn School (K-8, Progressive/Cooperative) located in Mt. Airy


Penn Charter (prek-12, Quaker) located in Germantown


Plymouth Meeting Friends School (prek-6, Quaker) located in Plymouth Meeting


Springside School (prek-12, Girls) located in Chestnut Hill


Waldorf School of Philadelphia (k-8) located in Mt. Airy