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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule a tour of ANC?

  • We welcome your family to attend our Open House on Saturday, October 19th at 10:00 am. Click here to register.
  • Schedule a private tour, Monday through Thursday at 7:45 am. Call the Admissions Office, 267-502-2539.

Can my child visit classes?

  • Yes, once your family has completed a private tour or attended our Open House, we will be happy to schedule a shadow day. They are held Monday through Thursday 7:45 am - noon. 

What transportation is available for day students?

  • Families who live within a 10-mile radius can ride their district school bus. There is also a Septa bus route nearby. 

Is there a dress code?

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Academic FAQs

Do students have advisors?

  • Yes, every student has an academic advisor.

What sort of academic support is available for students?

  • Speak with Admissions to find out what level of support is available.

Are computers available for students on campus? Do students need to bring their own computer?

  • Computers are available for student use and students are welcome to bring their own computer. 

How much homework should students expect at ANC?

  • Students should expect about half an hour per class period, on average.

 

Boarding Life FAQs

What do boarding students do on the weekends?

  • There are social events many weekends for both boarding and day students. In addition, each dorm has various activities for residents. 

Is there a required study hall?

  • Boarding students have a study hall period from 7-9 pm on school nights, Sunday-Thursday.

What happens when a student gets sick while living in the dorm?

  • We have a nurse on campus to check on sick students and bring them their meals.

How are roommates assigned?

  • Over the summer, the dorm head sends a questionnaire to each student in order to pair roommates.

 

Newly Accepted Students FAQs

When do we choose fall classes?

  • Registrations for new students are emailed at the beginning of July.

How do I order books?

How do I arrange for bus transportation for my day student?

  • Please contact Keene Blair by phone 267-502-2538 or email keene.blair@ancss.org for further information. 

When should I expect to receive summer mailings?

  • You will receive mailings periodically throughout the summer.
  • Once enrolled, forms and mailings will be received via "My Backpack."

Private Tour

If you were unable to attend our Open House we would be happy to schedule your family for a private tour. 

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