“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

  • January 27, 2020

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

English/Language Arts
Students engage in close reading, high-level discussion and a range of writing activities to learn how to think independently and critically, and express themselves through writing and speaking.

Career and Technical
Sophomores complete an internship to discover various careers, practice job interview techniques and learn how to write a resume.

College and Career
AP classes and dual enrollment give students the opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school.

We offer core physics, biology, and chemistry classes.

Course Offerings

AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP World History, African American History, Art, Basketball, Biology, Business Mathematics, Character Development, Chemistry, Chess, Choir/Choral Music, Creative Writing, Drumming, Environmental Science, Fitness, Music, Physical Education, Social Justice, Spanish, Strength Training

Extracurricular Activities

Art Club, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Chess Club, College and Career Readiness, Drill Team, Drum Line, Football, Gay Straight Alliance, Glee Club, Lacrosse, Music, National Honor Society, Running Club, Soccer, Step Team, Student Council/Government, Volleyball, Weightlifting, 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.
      2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015
    • 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 | 2016 | 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. 
    • 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: 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014
      HS: 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014


  • 2001

    Initial Charter

  • 2005

    Charter Renewed

  • 2010

    Charter Renewed

  • 2014

    Charter Amendment: Admissions Preference

  • 2015

    Charter Renewed

  • 2020

    Renewal Recommended