Mission

“Antonia Pantoja Charter School’s mission is to ensure that all entering elementary students will graduate able to read, write, and communicate in English and Spanish according to their potential and goals. The programs and technology offered will support students with the tools that will help them excel in all content areas. While in a safe multicultural environment, students will develop leadership skills in order to become active citizens in our school and community. In short, we are creating bilingual community leaders.”

Academic Highlights

Spanish
We take pride in our graduating 8th grade classes. They graduate bilingual (Spanish and English).

English/Language Arts
Our school uses a curriculum that is designed to build a love of reading. Every student reads in school and at home for 30 minutes using a text or book in his or her independent reading level in English and Spanish.

Course Offerings

In addition to the regular content areas, the school also offers:Art, Dance, Library Studies, Music, Physical Education.

Extracurricular Activities

Art Club, Cheerleading, Dance, Fitness Club, Baseball, Softball, Music Club, Volleyball, Track and Field, Flag Football, Soccer, 7 on 7 football, etc.

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 | 2016 | 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 | 2016: Resolved
  • 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.
    2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014

Timeline

  • 2008

    Charter opened

  • 2013

    Charter renewed

  • 2018

    Renewal Recommended