Mission

“To enhance, support and promote critical thinking and problem solving skills of its school age learners as they master and exceed Pennsylvania and national education standards.”

  • 5-8

    Grades Served

  • Rolling

    Application Deadline

  • Neighborhood

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

Entrepreneurship
Memphis Street Academy participates in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. It provides programs that inspire young people to recognize business opportunities and plan for the future.

STEAM
The Painted Bride Art center is working with our teachers to develop programming and curriculum that integrates STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics).

Course Offerings

Core Academics (ELA, MATH, SCIENCE, SOCIAL STUDIES), Art, Computer, Health, Music, Physical Education, Reading, STEM, Technology.

Extracurricular Activities

Academic Enrichment, After School Program, Art Club, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Homework Support, Reading Olympics

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 | 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.
    2018: Pending | 2017: 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
  • 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.
    2016-20172015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014

Timeline

  • 2012

    Initial Charter

  • 2017

    Charter Nonrenewal Recommended

  • 2018

    Charter Nonrenewal Update