New Foundations Charter School: High School Campus
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Achievement Gap
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound

School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size4000
  • Enrollment700
  • PrincipalMr William Schilling
  • Phone Number215-344-6410
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (84)
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Mission

The mission of NFCS is to provide students with the academic, social, and emotional foundations and skills necessary to become high achieving, socially competent stewards of their communities. The founders of NFCS will ensure a commitment to lifelong...

The mission of NFCS is to provide students with the academic, social, and emotional foundations and skills necessary to become high achieving, socially competent stewards of their communities. The founders of NFCS will ensure a commitment to lifelong learning and achievement of all our students by creating an atmosphere of caring that pervades every aspect of school life, and promotes attachment to and responsibility for all members of our school community.

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Points of Pride

High Academic; focus on College and Career development; Nationally recognized Service Learning Program; Caring School Community Model; National Honor Society and Junior National Honor Society; growing Athletic department; community garden and farmers...

High Academic; focus on College and Career development; Nationally recognized Service Learning Program; Caring School Community Model; National Honor Society and Junior National Honor Society; growing Athletic department; community garden and farmers market; strong after school and summer programs; College Acceptance and Scholarship rates

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Admissions Policy

NFCS runs on a public lottery system. An application must be filled out online through our website by the deadline. For more information, please see the Admissions page of our website.

NFCS runs on a public lottery system. An application must be filled out online through our website by the deadline. For more information, please see the Admissions page of our website.

Accreditations & Honors

NFCS received a variety of awards and designations based on community and school based projects. Some of these includes Project Lead the Way School, Lowe's Toolbox for Education, 21st Century Community Learning Center, Pro-Wellness capacity...

NFCS received a variety of awards and designations based on community and school based projects. Some of these includes Project Lead the Way School, Lowe's Toolbox for Education, 21st Century Community Learning Center, Pro-Wellness capacity building initiatives, Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Program, Service Learning School of Success, and Farm to School Network partner

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 15.3%
White 64.1%
Hispanic 12.4%
Asian 4%
Other 4.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 52.1%
Male Students 47.9%

Special Education

Special Ed 9.4%

Gifted Education

Gifted 1.8%

Lunch Assistance

Reduced Lunch 28.8%

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Theater Group,
  • Film,
  • Jazz,
  • Orchestra,
  • Other

Other Activities

SAT and other test prep, internships, school paper, Service Learning Ambassadors and Mentors, student council, mentoring, Healthy Eating Action Team, and anything else students and teachers can think of!

SAT and other test prep, internships, school paper, Service Learning Ambassadors and Mentors, student council, mentoring, Healthy Eating Action Team, and anything else students and teachers can think of!

Parent Involvement

All NFCS families are encouraged to provide 20 hours of service to the community for each students. These hours can be met through volunteering and participating in school related activities. There are many faculty and HSA sponsored family nights...

All NFCS families are encouraged to provide 20 hours of service to the community for each students. These hours can be met through volunteering and participating in school related activities. There are many faculty and HSA sponsored family nights related to social and academic topics. The High School is the home to a College and Career Family Resource Center.

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