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Elkins Park is an unincorporated community, portions of which are located in both Cheltenham Township and Abington Township in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (roughly 9.4 miles from Center City, Philadelphia, a 20 minute ride). It is an affluent neighborhood, predominantly Jewish and African American, with some Irish and Korean.
Elkins Park is the home of the only synagogue ever designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Beth Sholom Synagogue.


* Elkins Park Middle School
* McKinley Elementary School
* Myers Elementary School
* Pennsylvania College of Optometry
* Perelman Jewish Day School
* Robert Saligman Middle School
* Settlement Music School
* St. James Catholic School
* Tyler School of Art, the art school of Temple University


Public Transportation

Elkins Park is served by SEPTA Regional Rail trains on the R1 Airport, R2 Warminster, R3 West Trenton and R5 Lansdale at the Elkins Park station). The Jenkintown, Melrose Park, and Ryers stations are also located close to the neighborhood of Elkins Park, and are served by the same regional rail lines (with the exception of Ryers, which is served by the R8 Fox Chase).

SEPTA bus routes 28, 55, and 77 also provide service to Elkins Park.


Toward the western end of Elkins Park is Pennsylvania Route 611 (Old York Road). In Elkins Park, Pennsylvania Route 73 runs along Township Line Road, mostly marking the border between Cheltenham and Abington townships.