About Philadelphia, PA


The City of Brotherly Love, where urban living meets affordability

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania needs no introduction as the fifth largest city in the country. Many of the decisions that led to the founding of the United States were made in Philly, which was once the nation's capital. It is one of the oldest cities in the country and is visited by millions of people every year. It is also a major hub of American commerce, located between New York City and Washington, D.C.

Philly has a number of world famous landmarks as well as countless museums, art galleries, professional sports teams, shopping and more, truly making it a world-wide destination. The city is broken up into 12 areas, often divided by rivers and other landmarks. Even within the 12 areas, Philly is further split into over 100 different neighborhoods with their own styles and unique feel to match what you may be looking for in a home. Befitting its size and importance, Philadelphia has extensive public transportation in and around the city as well as transportation to other major cities such as Washington, D.C. and New York City. Philadelphia is also rated as one of the most walkable major cities in the United States.

Homes in Philadelphia are as diverse as their neighborhoods. Multi-million dollar houses can be found in the more affluent outskirts, as well as in the Center City communities, like Society Hill and Rittenhouse Square. Single-family detached and row homes can be found along with townhouses, condominiums, and apartments throughout the city. From the historic to modern, Philadelphia real estate offers something to suit everyone. And with median home prices lower than other Mid-Atlantic cities, it is an appealing option for young professionals or those looking for an urban lifestyle.

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Philadelphia Schools and Demographics


Elementary Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Andrew J Morrison School KG - 08 665 16 19120
Benjamin Franklin Academics Plus K-8 KG - 08 1,000 17 19120
James R Lowell Elementary School PK - 04 788 16 19120
Olney Elementary School KG - 08 850 15 19120
Thomas K Finletter School KG - 08 750 19 19120
Thurgood Marshall School PK - 08 900 16 19120

Middle Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Clemente Roberto Middle School 06 - 08 400 14 19140
Feltonville School Of Arts & Sciences 06 - 08 700 13 19120
Washington Grover Jr School 05 - 08 600 14 19120

High Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Aspira Olney Charter High School 09 - 12 1,992 18 19120
Camelot Academy East 06 - 12 200 0 19140
Mastery Charter School - Simon Gratz School 07 - 12 1,500 11 19140
Multi-cultural Academy Charter School 09 - 12 263 13 19140
Nueva Esperanza Academy Charter School 06 - 12 1,444 14 19140
The Linc 09 - 12 258 13 19140

Ungraded Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School KG - 08 715 17 19140
Esperanza Cyber Charter School KG - 12 160 11 19140
Mastery Charter School - Grover Cleveland Elementary KG - 08 745 9 19140
Mastery Charter School - Prep Elementary KG - 03 170 0 19140
Thomas Edison High School 09 - 12 1,040 11 19140
Universal Creighton Charter School KG - 08 685 0 19120

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