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Overall
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Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School
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Overall
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Math
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Science
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10
School Incidents
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Reading
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9
Attendance
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Waiting List Size
  • Enrollment5554
  • PrincipalMr. Gregory Shannon
  • Phone Number215-472-8770
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (30, 31, 65)
  • Address 640 North 66th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19151
  • NeighborhoodOverbrook
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 21st, 2017
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Mission

To use knowledge of science and technology as a means of promoting self-reliance in the African American community specifically and the world community in general.

To use knowledge of science and technology as a means of promoting self-reliance in the African American community specifically and the world community in general.

Points of Pride

Awarded a $5,000 mini grant funded by the Walmart Foundation to increase our farm to school activities. EnerG Wiz Project.

Awarded a $5,000 mini grant funded by the Walmart Foundation to increase our farm to school activities. EnerG Wiz Project.

Admissions Policy

Harambee typically has more student interest than available slots so we hold an open and public lottery each year to determine who will be admitted for the following school year. Interested parents can fill out an enrollment request form on the...

Harambee typically has more student interest than available slots so we hold an open and public lottery each year to determine who will be admitted for the following school year. Interested parents can fill out an enrollment request form on the website.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 100%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 50.3%
Male Students 49.7%

Special Education

Special Ed 19.8%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 82%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
53
1st Grade Students
60
2nd Grade Students
54
3rd Grade Students
62
4th Grade Students
80
5th Grade Students
5081
6th Grade Students
53
7th Grade Students
56
8th Grade Students
55
Total Students
5554

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Visual Arts,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

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