"We're unique—we're in the city of Philadelphia, yet we are perched on the edge of the largest urban park in the country. This is the space that gives opportunity to our next generation."
Students who attend Springside Chestnut Hill Academy experience a robust, state-of-the-art academic program intently focused on not only preparing them for their future, but providing endless opportunities to explore new passions. At SCH, there is a community in which the unique gifts of each student are respected and valued, given just the right combination of challenge and support to ensure that each one thrives.
Our unique educational model of single-sex programs in Lower and Middle School is followed by a co-ed Upper School experience that empowers its students to thrive independently and collectively. The program is grounded in project- and passion-based learning, compelling students to build resilience and develop a sense of agency.
SCH Academy is the product of a 2010 merger between Springside School and Chestnut Hill Academy, and combines nearly 300 years of academic excellence. Situated on a 62-acre campus in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, the school prides itself on preparing students to lead lives characterized by thoughtfulness, integrity, and a passion to effect positive change.