Ways to Visit

Attend an Open House


Fall Open Houses

Sunday, October 13, 2019   12pm – 3pm

Thursday, November 7, 2019          7pm – 9pm

Spring Open Houses

Saturday, April 4, 2020       1pm – 4pm

Thursday, April 23, 2020    7pm – 9pm

Shadow Days

Shadow visits are offered on Tuesdays until Thanksgiving.

SBA invites seventh and eighth grade students to experience an Academy Day at SBA. Join us for a “Shadow Visit”.

Guided by a current SBA student, you will observe challenging classes, experience strong Catholic values, and witness the personal and caring environment of our Academy.


Saint Basil Academy invites 8th grade students from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia elementary schools to visit our Academy for an exclusive sampling of student life. Guided by Rachel McGonigle, Director of Admissions, students will experience the core curriculum  and a selection of our electives. Lunch is included for the day.

Friday, October 4th  Shadowing the Arts at BASILS

For students interested in art and music, the Academy invites students to an unique shadow day experience on Friday, October 4th. Under the direction of Band Director, Alex Schmauk, students are welcomed to practice for morning rehearsal. Throughout the day, students will shadow another SBA student that is part of the music or art program at the school. During lunch, band students will showcase their talents to the student body.  To learn more about the band program at Saint Basil’s you can contact Alex Schmauk via email at aschmauk@stbasilacademy.org.

Parents, please contact Rachel McGonigle in the Admissions Office at 215-649-9083 to arrange for your daughter’s Shadow Visit.

Private Tours

  • All prospective students and their parents are welcome to make arrangements with the Admissions Director to schedule a private tour.
  • This tour will give you the opportunity to see our campus, meet some of our teachers and staff, and experience our warm SBA community.
  • Parents, please contact the Admissions Office at 215-649-9083 to arrange for your Private Tour.

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Getting Here

Directions to Saint Basil Academy

711 Fox Chase Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046

Coming from Northeast Philadelphia:

Start out on Grant Avenue. Turn left onto Verree Road. Turn right onto Bloomfield Avenue. At the end of the road, make a left onto Pine Road. Take a slight right turn onto Shady Lane. Continue onto Fox Chase Road. Turn right into the driveway to head into the school parking lot.

Coming from Abington:

Start out on York Road. Turn left onto Greenwood Avenue. Turn left onto Meetinghouse Road. Turn right onto Fox Chase Road. Turn left into the driveway and continue into the parking lot.


Saint Basil Academy is conveniently located in suburban Montgomery County. Students arrive each day from Bucks and Montgomery counties, and Philadelphia. Students from Philadelphia take the 24 or 28 Septa bus line. If you need further information on the best route to take please contact the Main Office at (215) 885-3771

The following school districts provide transportation to Saint Basil Academy: Abington, Bensalem, Centennial, Central Bucks, Cheltenham, Colonial, Council Rock, Hatboro-Horsham, Lower Moreland, Neshaminy, Springfield, Upper Dublin, Upper Moreland, and Wissahickon.

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