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Girard College

Girard College is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 1 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Girard College says

Girard College is a private boarding school for academically capable students, grades 1 through 12, from families with limited financial resources, headed by a single parent or guardian. Girards mission is to prepare students for advanced education and life as informed, ethical and productive citizens through a rigorous educational program that promotes intellectual, social and emotional growth. Girards core values are integrity, respect, self-discipline, compassion and responsibility.



Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 456
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
1 22
2 24
3 23
4 24
5 39
6 40
7 38
8 44
9 49
10 44
11 56
12 53

Girard College's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Girard College's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 45% Male / 55% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Multi-racial 6%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 84%
Asian 4%

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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