7 schools in Philadelphia archdiocese will close

March 3, 2011
Catholic school enrollment continues to decline

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: The Philadelphia Catholic Archdiocese says seven small elementary schools--four in Philadelphia and three in Bucks County, Pa.--will close at the end of this school year. Parish elementary school enrollment in the archdiocese has fallen 18 percent during the last five years; high school enrollment has dropped 20 percent.

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