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

  • January 28, 2019

    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.

Science
We take pride in our rigorous science curriculum offerings: physics, biology and chemistry classes.

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

Course Offerings

AP Calculus AB, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP Physics 1, AP Statistics, Algebra-Based, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, African American Studies, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Choir/Choral Music, Consumer Math, Creative Writing, Driver’s Ed, Environmental Science, Game Design, Music, Physical Education, Spanish, Technology

Extracurricular Activities

Art Club, Basketball, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Business Development, Cheerleading, Chess Club, Choir, City Planning, Cross Country, Dance, Fashion & Cosmetics, Football, Fundraising, Gaming, Gay Straight Alliance, Hip Hop Dance, Interior/Architectural Design Experience, Jewelry Making, Lacrosse, Mural Arts, Muslim Student Associations, Poetry Slam, Robotics, School Musicals, Soccer, Step Team, Student Council/Government, Students Run Philly Style, Track and Field, Volleyball, Yearbook

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

Timeline

  • 2006

    Initial Charter

  • 2011

    Charter Renewed

  • 2016

    Charter Renewal Recommended

  • 2021

    Next Renewal Review