International Admissions

Welcome! We invite students from around the world to be a part of The City School family and we hope that will be you. International students enrich our school with new cultures, insights, and perspectives. In return, we offer you a safe and supportive environment where you can grow and flourish.

The City School has provided excellent college-preparatory classes based on Christian principles since 1978. We are located in the heart of the historical city of Philadelphia, a major metropolitan American tourist city and where the Declaration of Indepence and The Constitution of the United States were signed.  The City School  is surrounded by many of Philadelphia’s and it’s surrounding communities’ top universities and colleges, making it a great place to grow and study, as well as, engage in American culture.  We bring learning to life by taking advantage of our community’s unparalleled cultural resources. I am excited to get to know you. Please reach out to me today!

To get to know our school better, please view our International Brochure, see our Frequently Asked Questions and explore the school website. You can contact me, Mrs. Kimberly Jones, Admissions Director, at or at 215-792-6224 with any questions

Here is a testimony from Yuhang, an International student and gifted pianist, who is a recent graduate from The City School.


To apply, click here:

*Note on Making Payments: You can pay tuition and other fees by check or by Flywire. The City School has partnered with Flywire to make tuition and fee payments easier for our international students. Flywire offers multiple methods of international payment and helps save on bank fees and exchange rates. Flywire will make sure your payment arrives here safely. If you would like more information about Flywire, check out this brochure.

Once these steps are complete, you are all set to arrive at The City School! If you’d like to download a printable checklist of these steps, you can find that here. As you go through the application process, Mrs. Jones is happy to answer any questions you have. You can reach her at 215-792-6224 or at


"The City School is like one big family made up of people from many different cultures and backgrounds."

Rugui, City School alumna

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.