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Math
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Science
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Reading
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Attendance
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High Academic Growth
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Waiting List Size430
  • Enrollment903
  • PrincipalMs. Mr. Edward Poznek, CEO
  • Phone Number215-925-7400
  • School Emailpoznek@cccs.k12.pa.us
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Ellsworth-Federal)
  • Address 1242 South 13th Street; 916 Christian Street
    916 Christian Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • NeighborhoodBella Vista
  • Tuitionnone
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 31st, 2019
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Mission

CCCS prides itself on a safe and orderly environment where learning can take place. We reach out to a multicultural community and are considered a Title I school. CCCS follows state standards and provides a challenging curriculum.

CCCS prides itself on a safe and orderly environment where learning can take place. We reach out to a multicultural community and are considered a Title I school. CCCS follows state standards and provides a challenging curriculum.

Points of Pride

Diversity. Character development program. High expectations for students. 100% of staff is highly qualified.

Diversity. Character development program. High expectations for students. 100% of staff is highly qualified.

Admissions Policy

Kindergarten intent-to-register forms must be submitted by January 31, 2019; and lottery is scheduled for March 15, 2019. Forms for grades 1 through 8 must be submitted by May 30, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year. Lottery will be in the beginning...

Kindergarten intent-to-register forms must be submitted by January 31, 2019; and lottery is scheduled for March 15, 2019. Forms for grades 1 through 8 must be submitted by May 30, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year. Lottery will be in the beginning of June, 2019.

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Safety & Culture

Buzzer system to access both schools. Electronic gate at 9th Street to keep unwanted traffic out of the school yard.

Buzzer system to access both schools. Electronic gate at 9th Street to keep unwanted traffic out of the school yard.

Accreditations & Honors

SPP score of 77.9

SPP score of 77.9

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 18.1%
White 57.2%
Hispanic 7.7%
Asian 10.6%
Other 6.4%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49.9%
Male Students 50.1%

Special Education

Special Ed 11%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 59%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 6.4%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
110
1st Grade Students
109
2nd Grade Students
110
3rd Grade Students
100
4th Grade Students
106
5th Grade Students
100
6th Grade Students
94
7th Grade Students
88
8th Grade Students
86
Total Students
903

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Choir,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Theater Group

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Intramural sports

Intramural sports

Other Activities

CSI Club Science Club Cooking Club Homework Club Arts and Crafts Choir Hand Bell Choir

CSI Club Science Club Cooking Club Homework Club Arts and Crafts Choir Hand Bell Choir

Language Programs

  • Italian

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

Parent Conferences, Parent Advisory Council, Special Events - parent volunteer

Parent Conferences, Parent Advisory Council, Special Events - parent volunteer

Before and After Care

  • Before Care,
  • After Care,
  • Extended Programming

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