Mission

“To provide children in grades K through 8 with the opportunity to be active, knowledgeable, and conscientious young investigators by fostering a keen understanding of the interrelatedness and interdependence of our local and global existence; creating active young stewards of the natural world.”

  • K-8

    Grades Served

  • January 28, 2019

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

Science
Every day, Green Woods teachers provide students with dynamic learning experiences that focus on the relationship between humans and the natural world. Green Woods utilizes the multitude of natural resources within our community as a learning laboratory for exploration and discovery.

Media Studies
Media literacy is the ability to read, process and evaluate the millions of messages we receive daily through sources ranging from print to the Internet. For the 21st century student to succeed he or she must be able to deconstruct and understand words, images and sounds across all subject areas.

Art
Through an ever-changing series of open-ended art projects Green Woods students begin to develop self-confidence in their ability to express their thoughts and feelings about themselves and the world around them.

Course Offerings

Art, Environmental Science, Media Studies, Music, Physical Education, Reading, Spanish (grades 7 & 8)

Extracurricular Activities

Reading Olympics, Robotics, Students Run Philly Style

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 | 2017: Unresolved
  • 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

Timeline

  • 2007

    Initial Charter

  • 2012

    Charter Renewed

  • 2017

    Charter Renewal Recommended

  • 2022

    Next Renewal Review