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Eastern Academy Charter School
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Math
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Science
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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 Levels7-12
  • Waiting List Size232
  • Enrollment350
  • PrincipalMr. Omar Barlow
  • Phone Number215-769-3131
  • School Emailinfo@easternacademycs.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (32, R)
  • Address 3300 Henry Avenue
    3 Falls Center, Suite 2
    Philadelphia, PA 19129
  • NeighborhoodEast Falls
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 31st, 2019
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Mission

Eastern University Academy Charter School (EUACS) is a passion-based early college high school that provides a holistic, college-integrated learning community to students in grades 7 to 12. We foster student development and growth through exploration...

Eastern University Academy Charter School (EUACS) is a passion-based early college high school that provides a holistic, college-integrated learning community to students in grades 7 to 12. We foster student development and growth through exploration of unique, individualized study and discovery-based education that develops logical reasoning, critical thinking, and ultimately purpose-driven global citizens.

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Points of Pride

EUACS believes that students should be given an opportunity to pursue their passion and purpose and be immersed in a college-going culture. Every day we inspire students to master college-level work and connect their studies to their life’s passion...

EUACS believes that students should be given an opportunity to pursue their passion and purpose and be immersed in a college-going culture. Every day we inspire students to master college-level work and connect their studies to their life’s passion and purpose through the creation of innovative and meaningful projects. As a result of these experiences, the students at EUACS learn to be self-directed, employ critical thinking skills to solve problems, and develop a commitment to lifelong learning. At Eastern University Academy: 1) Students participate in college courses through partnerships with Eastern University and Community College of Philadelphia. 2) Students achieve a nearly 100% graduation rate and a 100% college acceptance rate. 3) Students were awarded nearly $4 million in scholarships and awards in 2017. 4) We have an award-winning CEO and principal, winner of the Black Male Engagement Award 2013 and Steve Harvey Neighborhood Awards Best Community Leader finalist two years in a row.

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Admissions Policy

Open enrollment. The application deadline is January 31st. A lottery is held if the number of applications exceeds the number of available spots per grade. Anyone who is not admitted through the lottery will be added to a waitlist. After the deadline...

Open enrollment. The application deadline is January 31st. A lottery is held if the number of applications exceeds the number of available spots per grade. Anyone who is not admitted through the lottery will be added to a waitlist. After the deadline applications are accepted on a first-come basis until all seats are filled. In accordance with § 17-1723-A of the Charter School Law, the Eastern University Academy Charter School does not discriminate in its admissions policies or practices on the basis of intellectual ability, athletic ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, status as a person with a disability, proficiency in the English language, or any other basis that would be illegal if used by a school district. Also, the school does not discriminate in its admissions policies on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, ethnic origin, religious beliefs, or political affiliation. Our admissions policies and practices are blind and nondiscriminatory.

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Safety & Culture

EUACS employs the restorative practices approach to foster a caring and collegiate school culture and climate. The Dean of Students and climate staff work in partnership with our parents, the community and the 39th Police District to ensure a safe...

EUACS employs the restorative practices approach to foster a caring and collegiate school culture and climate. The Dean of Students and climate staff work in partnership with our parents, the community and the 39th Police District to ensure a safe environment.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 100%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 54.6%
Male Students 45.4%

Special Education

Special Ed 21.6%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.3%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 92%

Students Per Grade

7th Grade Students
46
8th Grade Students
63
9th Grade Students
59
10th Grade Students
57
11th Grade Students
74
12th Grade Students
51
Total Students
350

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 77%

AP Class Offerings

  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Voc Other

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • School Plays,
  • Literature

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Girls Track and Field

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents School Advisory

Parent Involvement

Eastern University Academy Charter encourages the parents/guardians of all Eastern University Academy students to participate in The Academy Parents group. This group will serve as the following: a source of information about Eastern University...

Eastern University Academy Charter encourages the parents/guardians of all Eastern University Academy students to participate in The Academy Parents group. This group will serve as the following: a source of information about Eastern University Academy, support for parents seeking to help their children’s learning, and an opportunity for input on school policies. In addition, 100% of our parents participate in student exhibition conferences each trimester.

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