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Alliance for Progress Charter School
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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Waiting List Size500
  • Enrollment500
  • PrincipalMrs. Joanna Hightower
  • Phone Number215-232-4892
  • School Emailadmissions@afpcs.org
  • SEPTA RoutesOrange Line, Cecil B. Moore
  • Address 1821 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
  • NeighborhoodNorth Central
  • Fax215-232-4893
  • TuitionN/A
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 28th, 2019

Mission

Our mission is to ensure the achievement and success of every student through a technologically rich and individualized learning environment.

Our mission is to ensure the achievement and success of every student through a technologically rich and individualized learning environment.

Points of Pride

Alliance for Progress was rated number 1 of 51 city/charter K-8 schools in Philadelphia serving similar demographics for achievement and climate for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years.

Alliance for Progress was rated number 1 of 51 city/charter K-8 schools in Philadelphia serving similar demographics for achievement and climate for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years.

Admissions Policy

Apply via Apply Philly Charter online or via phone.

Apply via Apply Philly Charter online or via phone.

Safety & Culture

Our school has many security features and camera surveillance throughout our buildings. We also have a very comprehensive Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) system that promotes a positive school culture and community.

Our school has many security features and camera surveillance throughout our buildings. We also have a very comprehensive Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) system that promotes a positive school culture and community.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 98.9%
White 0.5%
Hispanic 0.7%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 54.5%
Male Students 45.5%

Special Education

Special Ed 11.7%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 77%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
75
1st Grade Students
75
2nd Grade Students
53
3rd Grade Students
51
4th Grade Students
51
5th Grade Students
50
6th Grade Students
49
7th Grade Students
48
8th Grade Students
48
Total Students
500

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
7.4

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Dance

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field

Parent Programs

  • Parents School Advisory,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers

Before and After Care

  • Before Care,
  • After Care,
  • Extended Programming

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