No school tomorrow, March 22, due to the weather!! Also, the Poplar Open House will be postponed from March 21 until Wednesday, April 4, from 5-7 PM. Check out more information about our Poplar campus here! »

ONE CHILD AT A TIME—The City School is a Pre-K to Grade 12 Christian school in the heart of Philadelphia. We believe an excellent education should be accessible for families in the city.

Our Campuses

We are a family of families—one school with four unique campuses. We serve over 350 students from Philadelphia, the greater Delaware valley, and around the world. Because who you learn with matters, we are committed to education that crosses socio-economic and cultural boundaries to grow student leaders who will seek the wholeness and prosperity of the city. Our family is beautiful, diverse, and joyful. Explore our four campuses and envision your place in our family.

Our mission is to train students' minds, disciple students' hearts, and bring light to the city—one child at a time.


So the Philadelphia School District is currently opening two hours late tomorrow, the Upper Darby School District is closed. After consultation with the..

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School is closed tomorrow, Wednesday March 21 (on the second day of spring!) due to the upcoming anticipated heavy snow fall. Be safe and have fun!

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This weekend, more than a dozen urban Christian schools from across the country, including states as varied as North Carolina, Michigan, Virginia, Minnesota,..

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We, as a school, are a place where students can cultivate their voice. We encourage rigorous conversation through a community of trust. Yesterday, our..

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Events Calendar


Student athletes learn sportsmanship, teamwork, practice and patience, discipline, perseverance, and a desire to do their best to the glory of God. Visit our Athletics pages for schedules and score updates. Go Lions!

Middle School

"When something is hard, my teachers help me understand. When I’m feeling sad, my teachers pray with me. When I do a good job, my teachers get just as excited as I am. I love my teachers. And they love me."