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Ad Prima Charter School (Overbrook Campus)
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Waiting List Size300
  • PrincipalDr. Juliette Pennyman
  • Phone Number267-403-2953
  • School Emailinfo@adprimacharterschools.org
  • SEPTA RoutesSepta Bus routes 65, 46 & 105 ; Trolley #10
  • Address 1922-24 North 63rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19151
  • NeighborhoodOverbrook
  • Tuitionn/a
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 28th, 2018
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Mission

To educate the entire child by providing programs to children that will enable them to become exemplary citizens distinguishable by their excellence in academic performance, social mores worthy of emulation, contagious positive attitude, noticeable...

To educate the entire child by providing programs to children that will enable them to become exemplary citizens distinguishable by their excellence in academic performance, social mores worthy of emulation, contagious positive attitude, noticeable high self-esteem, inclination to peaceful conflict resolution, effective communication skills, and commitment to community, brotherhood, and leadership by good example.

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Points of Pride

-Rigorous curriculum -Parent involvement -Caring teachers

-Rigorous curriculum -Parent involvement -Caring teachers

Admissions Policy

Ad Prima is a charter school. Students must submit an application through Apply Philly Charter. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held.

Ad Prima is a charter school. Students must submit an application through Apply Philly Charter. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held.

Safety & Culture

Ad Prima infuses the mission throughout the curriculum: positive attitude, high self-esteem, and peaceful conflict resolution.

Ad Prima infuses the mission throughout the curriculum: positive attitude, high self-esteem, and peaceful conflict resolution.

Accreditations & Honors

1. Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School 2.Middle States 3.Keystone Acheivement Award

1. Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School 2.Middle States 3.Keystone Acheivement Award

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 77.7%
White 3%
Hispanic 10.9%
Asian 0.9%
Other 7.6%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 52.8%
Male Students 47.2%

Special Education

Special Ed 11.2%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 43%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 3.3%

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • School Plays,
  • Literature

Sports Programs

  • Tennis

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers,
  • Parents After School Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Parents are invited to monthly Parent Partnership meetings to learn about activities they can be doing with their children at home to support the curriculum.

Parents are invited to monthly Parent Partnership meetings to learn about activities they can be doing with their children at home to support the curriculum.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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