Girard College is a 5-day boarding school for academically capable students, grades 1-12, from families with limited financial resources, each headed by a single parent or guardian. All Girard students receive full scholarships to take part in the school’s strong academic program and to live safely on its enclosed 43-acre campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

12:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
Grades 1-12
43 Acre Campus in the Fairmount Section of Philadelphia

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Our History


The Faces of Girard

James D. Turner

Interim President

Sylvia V. Bastani, CFRE, CPC

Chief Advancement Officer

Clinton A. Walters, Jr.