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Interested in the Penn Alexander Catchment?

The Penn Alexander School is a public K-8 school in the West Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia.


Where is the Penn Alexander School Catchment?

The Penn Alexander Catchment is located in West Philadelphia. Not all homes in West Philadelphia are in the Penn Alexander Catchment.



North: Sansom Street

South: Several Streets – see map
Catherine Street Up to 9th

East: 40th Street

West: 46th Sansom to Pine Street,
47th thereon

Map of Penn Alexander Catchment


About The Penn Alexander School

The Penn Alexander School is a public school located at 4209 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA in the West Philadelphia neighborhood. The school is a public-private partnership between the Philadelphia School District and the University of Pennsylvania, developed with the collaboration of university faculty and resources. Children residing in the Penn Alexander Catchment are eligible to attend. There is a lottery for kindergarten spots, and those students who are selected through lottery are notified in February. For grades 1 through 8, students are enrolled in the order that they are registered, with a waitlist if space fills up.



Blue Ribbon School



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