Mission

“Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School (SLACS) will develop leaders by empowering students to change the factors that define their reality. Students will develop the leadership skills necessary to drive complete community rejuvenation in Southwest Philadelphia. In developing these skills, students will cultivate an array of leadership components that they can apply to community change on a global scale.”

  • Enrollment Application

    This school is not an Apply Philly Charter participant. Please visit the school’s website to learn more about their application process

  • City-Wide Enrollment

    School enrolls from across Philadelphia

  • TBD

    Application Deadline

  • K-12

    Grades Served

  • Blended Learning

    Blended reopening (also referred to as Hybrid) that balances in-person learning and remote learning for all students (i.e., alternating days or weeks

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.
    2020 |2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 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. Charter school fiscal years (FY) span from July 1 to June 30th. For example, FY20 is July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020
    FY20 | Click here to access reports from prior years
  • Future Ready PA Index
    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. 
    Link
  • 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.
    2018-19 | Click here to access reports from prior years

Timeline

  • 2007

    Initial Charter

  • 2012

    Charter Renewed

  • 2017

    Charter Renewed

  • 2022

    Next Renewal Review