PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Saint Basil Academy in Jenkintown is closing at the end of the school year. School officials say they were already struggling financially before the coronavirus pandemic hit.
#Breaking: St. Basil's Academy in Jenkintown will permanently close at the end of the school year. A letter just went out from the school. The school was already struggling financially before COVID. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/93VavX9hNA
— Steve Lindsay CBSPhilly (@SteveLindsayCBS) October 8, 2020
The all-girls high school was established in 1931 by the Sisters of Saint Basil.