Mission

“The MaST Community Charter School creates innovative pathways for students pursuing knowledge focused on Mathematics, Science, and Technology.”

  • K-12

    Grades Served

  • January 28, 2019

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

STEM – Computer and Technology
Our K-12 STREAM model, which infuses science, technology, robotics, engineering, art, and math, ensures that students are prepared for the future by incorporating vital skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, and innovation along with essential technology skill sets.

Art/Design
Design, innovation, and creativity are cornerstones of our K-12 Art program. MaST’s K-8 Makerspace and 9-12 Makerspace provide an engaging environment where all forms of art come alive with 3D printing, modeling, and graphic design.

Music
MaST offers several musical opportunities for students including: K-8 music, high school level music theory, lower school choir, upper school choir, beginning guitar ensemble, beginning band, advanced orchestra, advanced band, intermediate orchestra, upper school guitar, and jazz ensemble.

Character Education
MaST aims to educate the whole child and develop students into thoughtful citizens. Our positive incentive program, Panther Pride, encourages the following values: politeness, acting safely, nobleness, tolerance, honesty, excellence, and respect.

Course Offerings

3D Animation, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, Art & Design, Biotech, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Finance, Game Design, Health, Media and Technology, Music, Physical Education, Product Design, Programming, Psychology, Robotics, STEM, Spanish, Technology, Video Production, Visual Arts

Extracurricular Activities

Aftercare, Art Club, Astronomy, Baseball, Basketball, Broadcasting, Cheerleading, Chess Club, Choir, Coding Club, Community Service, Culture Club, Dance, Drama, Environmental Club, Gay Straight Alliance, Lego Club, Literature Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography Club, Reading Olympics, Robotics, Student Council/Government, Wii Fit 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.
    2018 | 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 | 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.
    K-8: 2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014
    HS: 2016-20172015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014

Timeline

  • 1999

    Initial Charter

  • 2003

    Charter Renewed

  • 2008

    Charter Renewed

  • 2013

    Charter Renewed

  • 2017

    Charter Amendment: Enrollment Increase

  • 2018

    Renewal Recommended