Philadelphia is home to 87 brick-and-mortar charter schools, serving approximately 70,000 students. The Charter Schools Office (CSO) monitors performance for those schools, and helps families who are exploring their public school options make informed decisions.

Click below for comprehensive information about each charter school.

SchoolGrades ServedApplication InfoFall 2020 Application Deadline
Ad Prima Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Alliance For Progress Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Antonia Pantoja Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Architecture and Design Charter School9-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Aspira Charter School at Olney9-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Aspira Charter School at Stetson5-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Belmont Charter SchoolK-10LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Boys Latin of Philadelphia Charter School6-12LinkTBD
Christopher Columbus Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Community Academy of Philadelphia Charter SchoolK-12LinkTBD
Deep Roots Charter SchoolK-4LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Eastern University Academy Charter School7-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Esperanza Academy Charter School2, 6-12LinkTBD
Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter SchoolK-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Franklin Towne Charter Elementary SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Franklin Towne Charter High School9-12LinkTBD
Freire Charter School5-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
General David B. Birney Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Global Leadership Academy at HueyK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Global Leadership Academy Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Green Woods Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Imhotep Institute Charter School9-12LinkTBD
Independence Charter School WestK-5LinkTBD
Independence Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Inquiry Charter SchoolK-5LinkTBD
Jacquelyn Y. Kelley Discovery Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Keystone Academy Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Khepera Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
KIPP DuBois Charter School9-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
KIPP North Philadelphia AcademyK-1LinkJanuary 27, 2020
KIPP Philadelphia Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
KIPP West Philadelphia Charter SchoolK-2LinkJanuary 27, 2020
KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School5-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Laboratory Charter School of Communication and LanguagesK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter SchoolK-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Maritime Academy Charter School2-12LinkTBD
MaST Community Charter School IIK-5LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at ClevelandK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at ClymerK-6LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at DouglassK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at Gratz7-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at Hardy WilliamsK-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at HarrityK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at Lenfest7-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at MannK-6LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at Pastorius K-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at Pickett6-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at Shoemaker7-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at SmedleyK-6LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at ThomasK-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Charter School at WisterK-5LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Mastery Prep Elementary Charter SchoolK-2LinkJanuary 27, 2020
The Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School1-12LinkTBD
Mathematics, Science, and Technology Community Charter School (MaST)K-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Memphis Street Academy Charter School at J.P. Jones5-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Multicultural Academy Charter School9-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
New Foundations Charter SchoolK-12LinkTBD
Northwood Academy Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Pan American Academy Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
People for People Charter SchoolK-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Philadelphia Academy Charter SchoolK-12LinkTBD
Philadephia Electrical and Technology Charter School9-12LinkTBD
Philadelphia Montessori Charter SchoolK-6LinkTBD
Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter SchoolK-12LinkTBD
Preparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Careers9-12LinkTBD
Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School5-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Russell Byers Charter School4K-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter SchoolK-12LinkTBD
Southwest Leadership Academy Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
Tacony Academy Charter SchoolK-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
TECH Freire Charter School9-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
The Philadelphia Charter School for Arts and SciencesK-8LinkTBD
Universal Charter School at Alcorn K-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Universal Charter School at Audenried9-12LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Universal Charter School at BlufordK-6LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Universal Charter School at CreightonK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Universal Charter School at DaroffK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Universal Charter School at Vare5-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Universal Institute Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
West Oak Lane Charter SchoolK-8LinkTBD
West Philadelphia Achievement Charter SchoolK-5LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Wissahickon Charter SchoolK-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
Young Scholars Charter School6-8LinkJanuary 27, 2020
YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School12LinkTBD

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