Mission

“To provide a rich and high quality education for every scholar to prepare them for college, technical school, entrepreneurship that leads to a sustainable career in the 21st century and build altruistic alumni who contribute to the transformation of their communities as future leaders and positive members of society.”

  • 9-12

    Grades Served

  • Rolling

    Application Deadline

  • Neighborhood

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

Career and Technical Education
Our school offers state approved programs in Health Related Technology, Culinary Arts, Automotive Technology, Communication Technology and Construction Trades. We also offer Pre-Engineering.

Post-Secondary
Many students earn scholarships and grants towards post-secondary education and vocational opportunities.

Dual Enrollment
Some students earn college credits by completing college-level classes.

Course Offerings

College Preparatory English, Math, Science, and Social Students including Advanced Placement English Literature, English Language, and Environmental Science. Career and Technical Education courses in Health Related Technology, Communication Technology, Automotive Technology and Engineering.

Extracurricular Activities

Girls’ Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball, Girls’ Track and Field, Cheerleading, Boys’ Basketball, Boys’ Track and Field, Baseball. Co-op with South Philadelphia High School for all other sports including Football, wrestling, softball and other available sports. Clubs include Academic Tutoring, Volunteer, Robotics, Cooking, Art, Video Production.

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

Timeline

  • 2011

    Initial Charter

  • 2016

    Charter Nonrenewal Recommended

  • 2019

    Charter Renewal Update