Ethan Allen School
Ethan Allen School, September 2010
Ethan Allen School
Ethan Allen School
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.