Mission

“To ensure the achievement and success of every student through a technologically rich and individualized learning environment.”

  • K-8

    Grades Served

  • January 28. 2019

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

Math
Our school uses a curriculum that is designed to build a love of math. Each grade has about 7 hours of math per week. In addition, we have three full-time interventionists to support student learning.

English/Language Arts
Our school uses rigorous novels to teach the love of reading. Each grade has about 13 hours of ELA coursework per week and all students have plenty of supports to ensure their success.

Computers & Technology
Our school uses the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards to drive our technology learning. Our Lower School also learns via the Lego WeDo program and our Middle School has a 1 to 1 laptop environment.

Course Offerings

AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States Government and Politics, Art, Basketball, Biology, Chemistry, Conflict Management, Digital Publishing and Design, Ecology, Financial Literacy, French, Health, Humanities Through Film, Media and Technology, Meditation and Yoga, Mindfulness, Music, National Honor Society, Nutrition and Food Prep, Photography, Physical Education, SAT Prep, Spanish, Theatre, Web Design, Yearbook

Extracurricular Activities

Academic Enrichment, After School Program, Anime Club, Ballroom Dancing, Band, Baseball, Basketball, Boat Building, Chess Club, Choir, College and Career Readiness, Community Service, Healthy Eating, Homework Support, Latin Dance, Music, National Honor Society, SAT Prep, STEM Club, Softball, Students Run Philly Style, Theater Club, Violin Club, Wrestling, Yearbook

Reports

  • Annual Charter Evaluation (ACE)
    Developed annually by the Charter Schools Office (CSO) for all Philadelphia brick-and-mortar charter schools (except those up for renewal), these reports provide information on three main areas of charter school performance: academic success, organizational compliance and viability, and financial health and sustainability.
    2018 | 2017 | 2015
  • Notices
    Notices of Deficiency are issued to schools regarding significant instances of non-compliance or poor performance that may affect student well-being or access. Notices of Deficiency clarify actions schools must take in order to resolve the deficiency.
    2018: Pending
  • Annual Independent Financial Audits
    Financial audits are produced annually by independent auditors for all charter schools in Pennsylvania. All charter schools are required to have an independent financial audit completed every year.
    2018 | 20172016 | 2015 | 2014
  • School Performance Profile (SPP)
    Developed annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), these reports provide an overview of student academic performance in every Pennsylvania public school, including traditional District schools, charter schools, cyber charter schools, and career and technology centers. 
    2016-2017
  • School Progress Report (SPR)
    Developed annually by the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) for all traditional District and charter schools in the city, these reports provide information on schools’ achievement, progress, climate, and, for high schools, college and career readiness.
    2016-20172015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014

Timeline

  • 1998

    Charter opened

  • 2002

    Charter renewed

  • 2007

    Charter renewed

  • 2012

    Charter renewed

  • 2017

    Charter renewed

  • 2022

    Next renewal review