“Maritime industry and heritage via the global transportation industry, particularly as it relates to the Ports of the Delaware River and Bay.”

  • 2-12

    Grades Served

  • January 27, 2020

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

Computer Science
We offer small Computer Science cohorts that take Computer Science each year, culminating with the AP Computer Science Course their senior year. Participating students, once approved through an application process, receive a school-issued chromebook to use during their high school career.

Career & Technical
Students are able to take a variety of maritime courses, and these together with summer opportunities and partnerships with the U.S. Coast Guard, SUNY Maritime, Mass Maritime, and King’s Point provide support for students who would like pursue maritime education and careers.

We annually field a competitive team, regionally and nationally, in the underwater robotics Sea Perch program sponsored by the U.S. Navy.

Fine Arts
Our art classes compete in regional competitions on an annual basis, with our Film students participating in the national 10 Day Film Challenge. Our students’ films are regularly screened at a local theater.


Course Offerings

3D Animation, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Computer Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Art, Art Appreciation, Band, Biology, Business Mathematics, Character Development, Chemistry, Choir/Choral Music, Coding, Consumer Math, Culinary Arts, Drawing and Painting, Engineering, Environmental Science, Film, Financial Literacy, Forensic Science, Geography, Music (Guitar), Health.

Extracurricular Activities

Academic Enrichment, Baseball, Basketball, Boat Building, Bowling, College and Career Readiness, Community Service, Credit Recovery, Debate, Flag Football, Homework Support, Journalism, Literary Magazine, National Honor Society, Sea Perch, Soccer, Softball, Underwater Robotics, Volleyball, Yearbook


  • 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.
    2019 | 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.
    2016: 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 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014
  • Future Ready PA Index
    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. 
  • 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.
    K-8: 2016-20172015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014
    HS: 2016-20172015-2016| 2014-2015 | 2013-2014


  • 2003

    Initial Charter

  • 2008

    Charter Renewed

  • 2013

    Charter Renewed

  • 2014

    Charter Amendment: Grades Added

  • 2018

    Renewal Recommended