Ethan Allen School
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Ethan Allen School, September 2010
Ethan Allen School is located in Philadelphia
Ethan Allen School
Ethan Allen School is located in Pennsylvania
Ethan Allen School
Ethan Allen School is located in the United States
Ethan Allen School
Location6329 Battersby St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°01′47″N 75°03′43″W / 40.0298°N 75.0619°W / 40.0298; -75.0619Coordinates: 40°01′47″N 75°03′43″W / 40.0298°N 75.0619°W / 40.0298; -75.0619
Area4 acres (1.6 ha)
ArchitectCatharine, Irwin T.
Architectural styleArt Deco
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.88002227[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Ethan Allen School is a K–8 school located in the Mayfair neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a part of the School District of Philadelphia.

The historic school building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1929–1930. It is a three-story, eight-bay, yellow brick building in the Art Deco style. It features an arched entryway with terra cotta trim, terra cotta cornice, and brick parapet.[2] It was named for patriot Ethan Allen.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

Students zoned to Ethan Allen are also zoned to Abraham Lincoln High School.[3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Ethan Allen School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.
  3. ^ "High School Directory Fall 2017 Admissions" (Archive). School District of Philadelphia. p. 42/70. Retrieved on December 10, 2016.