Society Hill is a historic neighborhood in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 6,215 as of the 2010 United States Census. Settled in the early 1680s, Society Hill is one of the oldest residential neighborhoods in Philadelphia. After urban decay developed between the late 19th and early 20th centuries, an urban renewal program began in the 1950s, restoring the area and its many historic buildings. Society Hill has since become one of the most expensive neighborhoods with the highest average income and second-highest real estate values in Philadelphia. Society Hill's historic colonial architecture, along with intelligent planning and restoration efforts, led the American Planning Association to designate it, in 2008, as one of the great American neighborhoods and a good example of sustainable urban living.
The neighborhood contains one of the largest concentrations of original 18th- and early 19th-century buildings in the United States. Society Hill is noted for its Franklin street lamps, brick sidewalks, cobblestone, and Belgian block streets bordered by two- to four-story brick rowhouses in Federal and Georgian architecture, and public buildings in Greek Revival architecture such as the Merchants' Exchange Building and the Old Pine Street Church.
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Data compiled using 3rd quarter 2019 data vs. same period from 2018
|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|2||Jackson Andrew School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Public|
|2||Vare-Washington Elementary School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Public|
|2||Kirkbride Eliza B School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Public|
|1||Nebinger George W School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Public|
|3||Christopher Columbus Cs||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|5||Meredith William M School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|4||Mccall Gen George A School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|1||Mastery Charter High School - Lenfest Campus||7th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Academy At Palumbo||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|2||Creative And Performing Arts||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|1||Constitution High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Architecture And Design Charter High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Beginnings Learning Center||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Settlement Music School Head Start||Private/Charter|
|N/A||St. Peter's School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||St Mary Interparochial School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Catholic/Religious|
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