On June 1, 2023, the Board will hold a Special Action Meeting followed by a Public Hearing. Find materials here.

New GAMP student for the 2023-24 school year? Please join us:

Thursday, June 1 from 3:30-4:30pm –  Orientation for incoming 5th and 6th grade families

Wednesday, June 7 from 11am-12:30pm – incoming 9th grade students
(NOTE: this is NOT orientation, but time to become familiar with your classmates and school community)

Thursday, August 31 – Orientation for incoming 9th grade students. Times TBA.

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Welcome to GAMP!

GAMP HS Band performing at Phillies World Series Rally on Fox 29 News!

GAMP is a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School!

GAMP is a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School!
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Please scroll down to find detailed information about our school community for this year, and check back regularly for continued updates!

PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Messages (Text and email) are regularly sent out from GAMP staff, and will appear in your inbox from “portal-notification@philasd.org”. If you are not receiving messages, it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to ensure that accurate information is on file within the Infinite Campus portal. Click this link if you need assistance updating your account. Please also ensure that your mailing address and phone numbers are accurate also – thank you for your continued support!

Our Mission

The Girard Academic Music Program (GAMP) is a college preparatory school for students in grades 5 through 12 that provides a unique educational environment, focusing on college and career readiness, while allowing all students to pursue music as a major subject.  As a community that strives for academic and musical excellence, we are committed to the continued development of an educational experience in which all students succeed.  Reflecting on our own collective knowledge and research on the best instructional practices, we will provide an educational environment that will be cooperative, interactive, rigorous in standards, and responsive to the diverse needs of learners.