Philadelphia's design-based tuition-free public charter school

School Profile

CHAD is a four year, tuition-free, public independent school:

  • 585 students — grades nine through twelve
  • Founded by American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia Chapter
  • Located a half-block from Independence Hall in historic Center City
  • Graduation requirements that exceed state standards


From sports to fashion: from games to careers.

Check out all the fabulous Clubs and Activities going on at CHAD!