Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Private, Nonsectarian, PK, KG-12

 500 W Willow Grove Ave
       Philadelphia, PA  19118-4198

(215) 261-6965

Student/teacher ratio:  8.9 Help
Number of students:  1,163

Racial breakdown:

African American:
Not Specified:

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All ratings (Avg rating: 4.5)






by a parent
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Open Quote Don’t waste your time or your money. The place is fake. Filled with bullies and the academics are a joke. Close Quote

by a parent
Saturday, July 30, 2011

Open Quote Springside School is the best of the best. The staff and teachers feel like family! The parents are very involved in everything in the school. It is like a home away from home. The curriculum is state of the art 21st century and the teachers find very creative and innovative ways to keep up with our changing world. My daughter attended pre-k and kindergarten at Springside and we unfortunately relocated to a different state. I sure with I could have taken the school (and all staff and teachers) with me to our new state. I will forever compare every school to Springside. If our family ever moves back to Philadelphia, Springside is the only school my daughter will attend. Close Quote

Enrollment information for Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2010 460 114 18 10 0 0 25 13 640
2012 802 199 31 17 0 0 44 36 1129
2014 756 245 49 25 5 0 0 20 1100
2016 706 229 46 23 5 0 0 29 1038
2018 706 229 46 23 5 0 0 29 1038
2020 697 164 66 28 2 3 65 32 1057
2022 712 195 39 32 0 3 69 113 1163

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity

For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Student/Teacher Ratio Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2010 640 73.6 8.5 n/a
2012 1129 130.1 8.4 n/a
2014 1100 116.3 9.2 n/a
2016 1038 152.8 6.6 n/a
2018 1038 152.8 6.6 n/a
2020 1057 123.3 8.3 n/a
2022 1163 117.3 8.9 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio

Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

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In the 2021-22 school year, 1,163 students attended Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.

Students at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy are 61% White, 17% African American, 10% Not Specified, 6% Two or more races, 3% Asian, 3% Hispanic.

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