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Philly Preschool & Private School Open Houses: September 2021

There’s nothing quite like an open house and personal tour to get to know a school’s community when you’re searching for the right fit.

Find out when to visit the best preschools and private schools in Philadelphia with our September Open House Calendar. We encourage you to visit each school you’re considering with a virtual or in person open house and tour, get to know their faculty and staff, and connect with experienced families in our Philly Family Community group on Facebook.

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Admissions Events Throughout the Fall 

Cupola Academy

Ages 4-18 • 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne 

Families who are interested in learning about an intellectually rich atmosphere that promotes a growth mindset, encourages lifelong learning, and emphasizes social and environmental justice.This is a supportive community-base for homeschooling families. If interested, families are encouraged to fill out an inquiry form to learn more about if this is a good fit for them. 

RSVP: https://cupolaacademy.org/admissions-process 

Contact: info@cupolaacademy.org | 610-255-7188

Fishtown Montessori

Infants through 6 years old • 307 E Girard Avenue, Philadelphia

Striving to nurture the curiosity and wonder that inspires learning so children develop a deep understanding of the foundational skills that are essential to fulfilling their human potential. Fishtown Montessori stands for the joy of learning, the respect for the preservation of natural development, and cultivating peace through learning about culture and humanity. They are deeply invested in the authenticity of their Montessori programming. If you live in the heart of Fishtown, they work towards providing consistency to working families in the area. 

RSVP: https://calendly.com/fishtownmontessori/virtual-school-tour?month=2021-09 

Contact: Denise Spetrino, Head of School, Admissions Director: info@fishtownmontessori.com | 215-821-1455 

Holy Child Academy

Nursery to Grade 8 • 475 Shadeland Avenue, Drexel Hill 

Families with children who want to learn more about a nurturing academic environment where students develop an aptitude for critical thinking, confidence in presenting to large groups, a passion for lifelong learning, and dedication to serving others. HCA works to educate students diverse in race, culture, and religious beliefs. 

RSVP: https://www.holychildacademy.com/cf_forms/view.cfm?formID=202 Contact: Rebecca Kellich, Director of Admissions: rkellich@holychildacademy.com | 610-259-2712

Mi Casita

3 Months – 5 years • 1415 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia

For families looking to learn more about the fundamentals of learning language through complete Spanish immersion. Parents will be able to learn more about the fun and engaging activities that Mi Casita provides their students. If interested, schedule a tour through the interest form! 

RSVP: https://micasitapreschool.com/interest-form/ 

Contact: 484-413-2695

The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School

K to Grade 12 • 652 Midland Avenue, Midland 

Families who are interested in learning more about what a virtual learning environment looks like are able to sign up for a virtual information session. Families can learn about their innovative curriculum and instruction, their community, choices and opportunities, and the right technology. 

RSVP: https://www.pacyber.org/session/ 

Contact: Edward Elder, President: edward.elder@pacyber.org | 1-888-722-9237

Primrose School of Center City Philadelphia 

Infants to Pre-K • 1635 Market Street Suite 104, Philadelphia 

At Primrose, they promise to forge a path that leads to a brighter future for all children. They believe that every child represents the promise of a better tomorrow. Their curriculum for infant care and early education has passed through many levels of scrutiny through their education panel and esteemed advisory board. Their number one priority is what will best serve the children. You are able to schedule a tour at any time through the RSVP link. 

RSVP: https://www.primroseschools.com/schools/center-city-philadelphia/schedule-a-tour/

Contact: Allison P. Wilson, Franchise Owner: awilson-maher@primrosecentercity.com | 215-545-1920


Saturday, September 18, 2021

Stem Prep Academy

Toddlers through Pre-K 604 • 602 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia

Stem Prep Academy’s mission is to encourage scholars (both boys and girls) to reach their full potential by providing stem focused-hands on learning. They work to bridge the gap of enrollment in STEM fields. They help children how to think, not what to think. Open houses are held every 2nd Saturday of the month from September through June. 

RSVP: https://stempreparatory.org/schedule-a-tour/ola/services/schedule-a-tour

Contact: info@stempreparatory.org | 267-687-2402

Valley Forge Educational Services Open House

Ages 5-24 • 1777 North Valley Road, Malvern, PA 19355

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Families with children and adults with special needs are invited to learn about VFES’s curriculum and instruction, clinical services, employment services, summer programs, respite, retreats and more.

RSVP: https://www.vfes.net/openhouse 

Contact: Sheba Simms, Director of Marketing & Communications: shsimms@vfes.net  | 610-296-6725 x116


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The Philadelphia School In-Person Tours

Preschool to 8 • 2501 Lombard Street, Philadelphia

9 am

The Philadelphia School educates children for a future that is impossible to know but not impossible to shape. Some of their guiding values include deep thinking, innovation, and agency. They will be holding in-person tours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9am. This is an option only available to fully vaccinated adults. They also will be holding virtual tours throughout the week if individuals are interested in that option. 

RSVP: https://tpschool.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/calendar_2 

Contact: Katie Neff, Director of Admissions: kneff@tpschool.org | 215-545-5323 x238


Thursday, September 23, 2021

The Philadelphia School In-Person Tours

Preschool to 8 • 2501 Lombard Street, Philadelphia

9 am

The Philadelphia School educates children for a future that is impossible to know but not impossible to shape. Some of their guiding values include deep thinking, innovation, and agency. They will be holding in-person tours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9am. This is an option only available to fully vaccinated adults. They also will be holding virtual tours throughout the week if individuals are interested in that option. 

RSVP: https://tpschool.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/calendar_2 

Contact: Katie Neff, Director of Admissions: kneff@tpschool.org | 215-545-5323 x238


Friday, September 24, 2021

Aim Academy

Grades 1 to 12 • 1200 River Rd, Conshohocken

9 am – 10 am

Aim Academy is a coeducational, independent school in Conshohocken dedicated to providing extraordinary educational opportunities to children in grades 1-12 with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Families who are interested in learning more are invited to attend their open houses. There are several throughout the fall.

RSVP: https://www.aimpa.org/admissions/discoveraim

Contact: Laura Rup, Admission Director: lrup@aimpa.org | 215-948-9517


Sunday, September 26, 2021 

La Salle College High School

High School • 8605 W Cheltenham Avenue, Wyndmoor 

10 am – 12:30 pm 

All of the school’s facilities and programs are available for viewing. This will include presentations, demonstrations, and guided tours. A 9 am mass will also be held for those who are interested. 

RSVP: https://lschs.schooladminonline.com/portal/new_inquiry 

Contact: Admissions Office: 215-402-4800


Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Philadelphia School In-Person Tours

Preschool to Grade 8 • 2501 Lombard Street, Philadelphia

9 am

The Philadelphia School educates children for a future that is impossible to know but not impossible to shape. Some of their guiding values include deep thinking, innovation, and agency. They will be holding in-person tours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9am. This is an option only available to fully vaccinated adults. They also will be holding virtual tours throughout the week if individuals are interested in that option. 

RSVP: https://tpschool.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/calendar_2 

Contact: Katie Neff, Director of Admissions: kneff@tpschool.org | 215-545-5323 x238


Thursday, September 30, 2021

Friends’ Central School Middle & Upper School Fall Open House

Grades 6-12 • 1101 City Avenue, Wynnewood

4:00 pm

Families with children and teenagers from grades six through twelve looking for their kids to experience a challenging and thoughtful curriculum. This curriculum cultivates the intellectual, spiritual, and ethical growth of these kids. They will participate in a process designed to foster creative, critical, and flexible thinking, along with compassion. 

RSVP: https://info.friendscentral.org/visit-fcs-all-schools#two 

Contact: Slyvia Indyk Devietti, Associate Director of Admissions for Middle and Upper School: sdevietti@friendscentral.org | 610-645-4494 

The Philadelphia School In-Person Tours

Preschool to 8 • 2501 Lombard Street, Philadelphia

9 am

The Philadelphia School educates children for a future that is impossible to know but not impossible to shape. Some of their guiding values include deep thinking, innovation, and agency. They will be holding in-person tours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9am. This is an option only available to fully vaccinated adults. They also will be holding virtual tours throughout the week if individuals are interested in that option. 

RSVP: https://tpschool.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/calendar_2 

Contact: Katie Neff, Director of Admissions: kneff@tpschool.org | 215-545-5323 x238

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