Mid-Year Open Seats for the 2017-18 School Year

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If you haven’t found the right fit for your student, you may still have some options. Use the list below to navigate schools that still have available seats for the 2017-18 school year. 
 

Private and Charter Schools with Available Space

We will be frequently updating this page. Check back regularly for more information on schools with open seats. Does your school have space available? Fill out this survey if you would like to be added to the list!

Schools:

Al-Aqsa Islamic Academy

Blessed Trinity Catholic School

Calvary Temple Christian Academy

Holmesburg Christian Academy

John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School

Jubilee School

New Life Alternatives Christian Academy

Olney Christian School

Our Lady of Port Richmond Regional Catholic School

Roxborough Christian School

Saint Pio Catholic School

Saints Tabernacle Day School

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School

St. Jerome Catholic School

St. Laurentius School

Universal Daroff Charter School

 

Al-Aqsa Islamic Academy

List updated: 2/8/2018

Al-Aqsa Islamic Academy has availability in the following grades:

2nd grade: 5 spaces

5th grade: 4 spaces

9th grade: 3 spaces

10th grade: 5 spaces

11th grade: 6 spaces

12th grade: 4 spaces

School Type: Private Independent

Tuition: $3950 (grades K-11) plus $200 book and registration fee

Financial Aid: Not available.

Rating: N/A

Location: 1501 Germantown Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Admission: Interested families should call the school. After filling out an application in the main office, an interview will be conducted. 

Have questions? Contact Al-Aqsa Islamic Academy at 215-765-6660 or email Crumpton786@aol.com

 

Blessed Trinity Regional Catholic School

List updated: 2/8/2018

Blessed Trinity Regional Catholic School has availability in the following grades:

Pre-K: 10 spaces

Kindergarten: 20 spaces

1st grade: 28 spaces

2nd grade: 24 spaces

3rd grade: 27 spaces

4th grade: 39 spaces

5th grade: 19 spaces

6th grade: 32 spaces

7th grade: 33 spaces

8th grade: 41 spaces

School Type: Private Catholic

Tuition: Contact the school directly.

Financial Aid: Available.

Rating: N/A

Location: 3033 Levick Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19149

Admission: Interested families should contact the school for details. 

Have questions? Contact Blessed Trinity Regional Catholic School at 215-338-9797.

 

Calvary Temple Christian Academy

List updated: 2/8/2018

Calvary Temple Christian Academy has availability in the following grades:

Pre-K: 7 spaces

Kindergarten: 3 spaces

1st grade: 6 spaces

2nd grade: 3 spaces

3rd grade: 4 spaces

4th grade: 3 spaces

5th grade: 3 spaces

6th grade: 2 spaces

7th grade: 4 spaces

8th grade: 10 spaces

School Type: Private Independent

Tuition: $5300 - $5400, plus $150 registration fee and $50 application fee

Financial Aid: Available.

Rating: N/A

Location: 3301 South 20th Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19145

Information from the School: We offer Catapult Learning, Speech and Counseling.

Admission: After contacting the school the parents receive an admission package ($50). The child would be scheduled for a test and the results would be discussed during the family interview. Families are selected based on the family interview, their child's test results and previous school history. We have three registration plans: Plan A, register by April 1 and registration is $100; Plan B, register by June 1 and registration is $150 with a low tuition rate and Plan C, register after June 1 and registration is $150 with a higher tuition rate.

Have questions? Contact Calvary Temple Christian Academy at eblunte@ctofphila.org or 215-462-2822

 

Holmesburg Christian Academy

List updated: 2/8/2018

Homesburg Christian Academy has space available in the following grades:

4th grade: 6 spaces

5th grade: 5 spaces

6th grade: 8 spaces

School Type: Private Independent

Tuition: $5,360 - $6,335 (specific info available on website)

Financial Aid: Financial aid for this school year is no longer available; parents should apply now for aid for next year.

Rating: N/A

Location: 7927 Frankford Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19136

Information from School: We accept students from a wide range of backgrounds and educational levels. Our focus is on the education of the whole student, including in spiritual growth, so we look for families who are Christians, who actively participate in their local church.

Admission: 1. Submit a completed application for admission (available on school website). 2. Student will be tested to determine appropriate grade-level and placement. 3. School will notify parents of the admissions committee's decision.

Have questions? Contact Homesburg Christian Academy at 215-335-4323, or admissions@holmesburgchristian.org

 

John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School

List updated: 2/8/2018

John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School has availability in the following grades:

9th grade: 5 spaces

10th grade: 10 spaces

11th grade: 5 spaces

12th grade: 5 spaces

School Type: Private Catholic

Tuition: $6,800 (Catholic); $7,800 (Non-Catholic) plus $450 school fee and additional fees once enrolled

Financial Aid: Little financial aid is available.

Rating: N/A

Location: 311 North 19th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 

Admission: Each applicant will be considered on merit (standardized test scores and grades), attendance and discipline. It is important that an application be completed and all required documents be provided so an interview with the prospective student can be scheduled.

Have questions? Contact John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School at our admissions office at 215-563-8930, ext. 252.

 

Jubilee School

List updated: 2/8/2018

Jubilee School has availability in the following grades:

Pre-K: 3 spaces in the 4-year-old class

Kindergarten: 2 spaces

1st grade: 2 spaces

2nd grade: 2 spaces

3rd grade: 1 space

School Type: Private Independent

Tuition: $8,500 (pre-school); $5,250 (grades K-6)

Financial Aid: Little financial aid is available.

Rating: N/A

Location: 4211 Chester Ave 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Information from the School: We have small classes and focus on the the arts, social justice and critical thinking.

Admission: Contact the school for more details. 

Have questions? Contact Karen Falcon from Jubilee School at kfalcon@jubileeschool.net.

 

New Life Alternatives Christian Academy

List updated: 2/8/2018

New Life Alternatives Christian Academy has availability in the following grades:

Pre-K: 5 spaces

Kindergarten: 2 spaces

1st grade: 5 spaces

2nd grade: 5 spaces

6th grade: 5 spaces

School Type: Private Independent

Tuition: Contact the school for details. 

Financial Aid: Not available. 

Rating: N/A

Location: 1933 North 63rd Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19151

Admission: Interested parents must call the school, make an appointment for an interview, pay registration, and complete the application process. We determine after the interview if there is an agreement between both parties that NLA is a good fit.

Have questions? Contact New Life Alternatives Christian Academy at 215-877-3440.

 

Olney Christian School

List updated: 4/25/2017

Olney Christian School has availability in the following grades:

Kindergarten: 3 spaces

School Type: Private Independent

Tuition: $4,975 plus $50 application fee and $100 enrollment fee

Financial Aid: Available. 

Rating: N/A

Location: 425 East Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19120

Information from School: Our school is focused on developing the whole child. We are committed to academic excellence along with character and life skill development.    

Admission: Families are asked to complete our written application, found online at olneychristianschool.org or picked up at the school. Once the application is completed, an interview will be scheduled. Olney Christian School uses information from the application and interview to determine if the school is a good fit for a particular student. Particular attention is given to whether or not the school has all the resources need to serve the student well.   

Have questions? Contact admin@olneychristian.org or 215-324-2323.

 

Our Lady of Port Richmond Regional Catholic School

List updated: 2/8/2018

Our Lady of Port Richmond has availability in the following grades:

Pre-K: 15 spaces

Kindergarten: 3 spaces

1st grade: 10 spaces

2nd grade: 14 spaces

3rd grade: 16 spaces

4th grade: 31 spaces

6th grade: 11 spaces

7th grade: 11 spaces

8th grade: 3 spaces

School Type: Private Catholic

Tuition: $3,950 one child PreK; $4,125 one child; $7,200 two children; $7,650 three or more children plus $170 registration fee.

Financial Aid: Available. 

Rating: N/A

Location: 3233 East Thompson Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19134

Information from the School: We offer additional classes in art, music, technology, world language, accelerated math, physical education,. We have remedial resource rooms for reading and math, as well as a library.

Admission: Contact the school for more details. 

Have questions? Contact Our Lady of Port Richmond Regional Catholic School at 215-739-1920.

 

Roxborough Christian School

List updated: 2/8/2018

Roxborough Christian School has availability in the following grades:

1st grade: 2 spaces

3rd grade: 2 spaces

School Type: Private Independent

Tuition: $5,450

Financial Aid: Not available. 

Rating: N/A

Location: 6301 Ridge Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Admission: Interested families should submit an application and recommendation from current school, and complete an admission visit.

Have questions? Contact Roxborough Christian School at roxboroughchristianschool@gmail.com.

 

Saint Pio Catholic School

List updated: 2/8/2018

Saint Pio Catholic School has availability in the following grades:

1st grade: 8 spaces

2nd grade: 7 spaces

3rd grade: 9 spaces

4th grade: 8 spaces

5th grade: 9 spaces

6th grade: 6 spaces

8th grade: 10 spaces

School Type: Private Catholic

Tuition: $3,185 plus $100 registration fee and $80 per child lunch fee.$200 per family Activity Fee

Financial Aid: Available. 

Rating: 8

Location: 1826 Pollock Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19145

Information from the School: New Math program based on the Common Core State Standards. New Science Program with a focus on Stem. New windows throughout the building. Upgrades to our kitchen with the addition of a new lunch program. Grades 7 & 8 participate in the Flyers Hockey Scholars (STEM) program. Updated reading series in our pre-school classes. Ballroom Dancing.

Admission: We have rolling registration throughout the year. There is a packet of information available when you visit our school. Families are selected based on the grade's ability to sustain other students. Parent are then put on a waiting list. For those transferring in from other schools, make an appointment with the principal to discuss proper placement based on report cards and standardized test results.

Have questions? Contact Saint Pio Catholic School at 215-467-5430 or visit us on the web at stpiocatholicschool.org.

 

Saints Tabernacle Day School

List updated: 2/8/2018

Saints Tabernacle Day School has availability in the following grades:

Pre-K: 5 spaces

Kindergarten: 5 spaces

1st grade: 2 spaces

2nd grade: 3 spaces

3rd grade: 1 spaces

5th grade: 2 spaces

6th grade: 4 spaces

School Type: Private Independent

Tuition: $4,650

Financial Aid: Not available. 

Rating: N/A

Location: 5800-12 North Marvine Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Information from the School: We offer S.T.E.A.M., ID Tech and P.A.T.H.S. (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies)

Admission: Interested applicants should contact the school to schedule a meeting. Admission is based upon intake assessment and availability.

Have questions? Contact Saints Tabernacle Day School at cheryl.hurley@saintstab.org or 215-548-6011, ext. 18.

 

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School

List updated: 2/8/2018

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School has availability in the following grades:

Kindergarten: 5 spaces

2nd grade: 2 spaces

3rd grade: 2 spaces

4th grade: 4 spaces

6th grade: 1 space

8th grade: 8 spaces

9th grade: 1 space

10th grade: 10 spaces

11th grade: 15 spaces

School Type: Public Charter Citywide

Tuition: N/A

Financial Aid: N/A 

Rating: 6

Location: 2501 Kensington Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Information from the School: We offer S.T.E.A.M., ID Tech and P.A.T.H.S. (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies)

Admission: Parents will need to fill out an Intent to Enroll form first. Afterwards, parents will be called if a spot is available in the grade. Parents will then have to come in to fill out the application and are required to submit documentation for student. Families from the catchment area 19124 will be given priority.

Have questions? Contact Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School at s.williams@sfacs.us or at 215-288-2001.

 

St. Jerome Catholic School

List updated: 5/8/2017

St. Jerome Catholic School has availability in the following grades:

Kindergarten: 5 spaces

1st grade: 3 spaces

2nd grade: 2 spaces

3rd grade: 5 spaces

5th grade: 3 spaces

6th grade: 2 spaces

School Type: Private Catholic

Tuition: $3,755 (K-8 Catholic child living in St. Jerome Parish); $3,100 (Pre-K4) plus $70 computer fee and $125 lunch/music/art fee.

Financial Aid: Available. 

Rating: N/A

Location: 3031 Stamford Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19136

Admission: Interested families should call the school to make an appointment to tour the school. At that time, families will receive an application to fill out. We give first priority to parishioners, then other Catholic families, and finally non-Catholic families. 

Have questions? Contact St. Jerome Catholic School at 215-624-0637.

 

St. Laurentius School

List updated: 5/8/2017

St. Laurentius School has availability in the following grades:

Pre-K: 1 space

Kindergarten: 1 space

1st grade: 2 spaces

2nd grade: 2 spaces

3rd grade: 2 spaces

4th grade: 2 spaces

5th grade: 1 space

6th grade: 1 space

School Type: Private Catholic

Tuition: $3,675.00 (Registered and contributing parishioners; sliding scale for more children); $4,400.00 ( Registered and Non-contributing parishioners; sliding scale for more children); $4800.00 (All other students; sliding scale)

Financial Aid: All financial resources have been used for this year. Families can apply for next year.

Rating: 8

Location: 1612 East Berks Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Admission: Interested families should contact the school. We do not discriminate. If we have resources a child needs and we have room, acceptance usually follows.

Have questions? Contact Mrs. Theresa Roberts from St. Laurentius School at 215-423-8834 or troberts@stlaurentius.org.

 

Universal Daroff Charter School

List updated: 2/8/2018

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School has availability in the following grades:

Kindergarten: 11 spaces

1st grade: 5 spaces

4th grade: 5 spaces

5th grade: 15 spaces

6th grade: 4 spaces

7th grade: 10 spaces

8th grade: 14 spaces

School Type: Public Charter Neighborhood

Tuition: N/A

Financial Aid: N/A 

Rating: 2

Location: 5630 Vine Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Admission: Contact the school for details. Families from the catchment area are given priority; families from outside the catchment zone are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours of enrolling for next steps. 

Have questions? Contact Universal Daroff Charter School at UniversalCompanies.org or at 215-471-2905.