Established 1848 | Grades 1-12
Girard College is a 5-day boarding school for academically capable students, grades 1-12, from families with limited financial resources, each headed by a single parent or guardian. All Girard students receive full scholarships to take part in the school’s strong academic program and to live safely on its enclosed 43-acre campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Note: The above descriptive information came from the school's About page .
In The News
- For Girard College’s MLK Day of Service, a focus on solutions to gun violence, WHYY, January 21, 2019.
- Effort to integrate Girard College documented in new film, Philadelphia Inquirer, February 20, 2016.
- Cecil's People – History Making Production's Documentary about the effort to integrate Girard College.