“Philadelphia Montessori Charter School (PMCS) excels at providing children in Kindergarten through 6th grade with a Montessori education in an environment that nurtures the whole child, celebrates inclusion, embraces innovation, and encourages collaboration with families. PMCS ignites the internal spark that leads to social, emotional and academic success.”

  • K-6

    Grades Served

  • January 31, 2020

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

School-wide STEAM program embracing innovation.

One-to-One Technology Initiative for 4th- 6th grades
All students in 4th – 6th grades are assigned an iPad.

Environmental Science
Emphasis on Environmental Science through partnerships and community resources.

Course Offerings

Traditional Montessori education.

Extracurricular Activities

Ballroom Dancing, Choir/Choral Music, Robotics & Coding, Drumming, Organic Gardening, My Daughter’s Kitchen.


  • 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  | 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.
    2016 Status: Resolved | 2017 Status: 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. 
  • 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.
    2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014


  • 2004

    Initial charter

  • 2009

    Charter renewed

  • 2010

    Charter renewed

  • 2014

    Charter renewed

  • 2019

    Renewal Recommended