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This school opened in fall 2017 with a 9th grade class. It will continue to grow each year and is expected to serve grades 9-12 by the 2020-21 school year.
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Belmont Charter High School
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size50
  • Enrollment153
  • PrincipalMs. Genevieve Byrd-Robinson
  • Phone Number267-788-1421
  • School Emailbchs@belmontcharternetwork.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (38, 40, 43, 64), Trolley (10, 15)
  • Address 1301 Belmont Ave
    3rd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • NeighborhoodWest Parkside
  • TuitionN/A
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 28th, 2019
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Mission

Belmont Charter High School provides students with a high quality, standards-based college preparatory curriculum and a career preparation and exploration program within an individualized, project-oriented learning environment that emphasizes social,...

Belmont Charter High School provides students with a high quality, standards-based college preparatory curriculum and a career preparation and exploration program within an individualized, project-oriented learning environment that emphasizes social, emotional, physical, and academic development.

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Points of Pride

Belmont Charter High School offers a positive, inclusive, and supportive school environment that encourages all students to strive for excellence each and every day. But success means something different to each student. The BCHS model offers...

Belmont Charter High School offers a positive, inclusive, and supportive school environment that encourages all students to strive for excellence each and every day. But success means something different to each student. The BCHS model offers students two pathways to success—a college pathway and career pathway—and students are given the independence to design their own path as they take their journey through high school.

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Admissions Policy

Belmont Charter High School is a tuition-free public school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Belmont Charter High School values diversity and seeks students from diverse backgrounds. Belmont Charter High School does not discriminate on the...

Belmont Charter High School is a tuition-free public school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Belmont Charter High School values diversity and seeks students from diverse backgrounds. Belmont Charter High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnic origin, or disability in its admissions policies. If the number of applications exceeds the number of openings, we will hold a public lottery.

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Safety & Culture

Our caring teachers model our core values: Focused, Reflective, Optimistic and Grateful. We believe that a school is accountable for the socio-emotional development of its students. Each student’s well-being and physical needs are important to us,...

Our caring teachers model our core values: Focused, Reflective, Optimistic and Grateful. We believe that a school is accountable for the socio-emotional development of its students. Each student’s well-being and physical needs are important to us, and we support students in creating a strong, welcoming school culture that reflects their own community and home values. We strive to create a culture where students feel a sense of unity with their peers and teachers; have faith in the power of education; realize their own potential; and take ownership for their impact on the school environment and the community.

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School Details & Data

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
75
10th Grade Students
78
Total Students
153

Academics

AP Class Offerings

  • Biology,
  • English Language

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Voc Other

Arts Programs

  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Drill Team,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Orchestra

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Tennis,
  • Cross Country,
  • Wrestling,
  • Dance,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Golf,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Volleyball

Language Programs

  • French,
  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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