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Mastery Charter School at Gratz

Mastery Charter School at Gratz

Mission

“All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be truly prepared for postsecondary success and able to pursue their dreams..”

7-12

Grades Served

Rolling

Application Deadline

Neighborhood

Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

English/Language Arts
Students engage in close reading, deep thinking, high-level discourse, and a range of writing opportunities, to learn and apply grade-level Common Core standards with increasing independence.

Career and Technical
Sophomores complete an internship and learn about the workplace

Science
We take pride in our science curriculum offerings. In addition to core physics, biology and chemistry classes, we also have a STEM Honors Program.

Career and Technical
AP classes and dual enrollment with Community College of Philadelphia offered.

Course Offerings

AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, African American Studies, Art, Basketball, Biology, Chemistry, Choir/Choral Music, Consumer Math, Drumming, Environmental Science, Film, Fitness, Instrumental Music, Journalism, Music, National Honor Society, Physical Education, Spanish, Theatre, Video Production, Visual Arts

Extracurricular Activities

Art Club, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Comic Book Club, Cross Country, Dance, Debate, Drama, Journalism, Photography Club, Poetry Slam, Songwriter’s Studio, Track and Field, Video Gaming, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Yearbook, Yoga Club

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.
    2017 | 2016
  • 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 Status: Unresolved | 2017 Status: 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.
    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.
    MS: 2016-20172015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014
    HS: 2016-20172015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014

Timeline

1

2011

Initial Charter

2

2015

Amendment: Grade Reconfiguration

3

2016

Charter Renewal Recommended

4

2021

Next Renewal Review

Address

440 N. Broad Street, Suite 102 Philadelphia, PA 19130

215-400-4090

Phone

Last modified: April 27, 2018