High School Admissions
If you want to apply to BOTH SLA Campuses, you MUST add both campuses to your choice list on the High School Selection online form. If you only put one of the schools, you will NOT be considered for acceptance into the other.
Deadline for High School Selection is Monday, November 14th
Admission to SLA is based on a combination of a student interview at the school with a presentation of completed work, Advanced or Proficient PSSA scores, As and Bs with the possible exception of one C, teacher or counselor recommendation and good attendance and punctuality. Interested families must contact the school to set up an appointment for an interview. SLA will not initiate the interview process with families.
Students must select both SLA and SLA @ Beeber on their School District of Philadelphia High School Application to be considered for both sites. To access the online application, visit this site: Student Placement
Shadowing for prospective students will begin on October 1. We will re-open shadowing in the spring for accepted students. Prospective Students can start scheduling interviews the last week of September to 215-400-7270. Please do not call before 9 AM.
Students MUST interview in order to be accepted to SLA. Interested applicants who meet our admissions criteria should call the school at 215-400-7270 to set up an interview. SLA will not initiate contact with any students to set up interviews.
The interview is a project-based interview. Students should bring a school paper or project done in 7th or 8th grade that they feel is a strong representation of who they are as a student.
Projects will be returned to applicants. Students may include photocopies of their work.
2016 Interview Dates and Times
October 29th-30th and November 5th-6th, 10am or 2pm
Interviews for both campuses take place at the Center City location at 55 N. 22nd Street.
Middle School Admissions
SLA @ Beeber is currently only accepting applicants for 5th grade for the 2018-19 school year.
Deadline for School Selection is Monday, November 13th.
Admission Criteria for 5th grade
Admission to SLA @ Beeber is based on a combination of a student interview at the school, Advanced or Proficient PSSA scores, and good attendance and punctuality. Interested families must contact the school to set up an appointment for an interview. SLA @ Beeber will not initiate the interview process with families.
To access the online application, visit this site: Student Placement.
October 12, 2017 6pm-7pm Come and learn about the newest educational opportunity at SLA @ Beeber. We are excited to welcome our first 5th grade class in fall 2018. Join us for this event to discuss what makes SLA a unique learning experience. Join us for a lively presentation with Principal Johnson and some of our excellent students
Students MUST interview in order to be accepted to SLA @ Beeber. Interested applicants who meet our admissions criteria should call the school at 215-400-7270. to set up an interview. SLA @ Beeber will not initiate contact with any students to set up interviews.
The interview is a short observed small group activity along with a written individual reflection.
2017 Interview Dates and Times
Saturday, October 21st, 9am-12pm and Sunday, November 5th, 2pm-5pm. Applicants will request a time slot and be on site for no more than 90 minutes.
Interviews for 5th grade at SLA @ Beeber take place at SLA @ Beeber.
SLA Beeber Curriculum
For More Information:
Contact the school at 215-400-7270 or email us at email@example.com.