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Imhotep Institute Charter High School
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Math
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Science
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Reading
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size450
  • Enrollment575
  • PrincipalMrs. Jury Segers
  • Phone Number215-438-4140
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (6, K, L)
  • Address 6201 North 21st Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
  • NeighborhoodWest Oak Lane
  • Application DeadlineFebruary 16th, 2018
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Mission

Imhotep is an African-centered science, mathematics and technology learning center whose mission is to provide a standards-driven, high-quality educational program for urban learners grounded in the Afrikan principles of MA'AT and the principles...

Imhotep is an African-centered science, mathematics and technology learning center whose mission is to provide a standards-driven, high-quality educational program for urban learners grounded in the Afrikan principles of MA'AT and the principles of Nguzo Saba. Imhotep aims to nurture lifelong learners who are valuable members of the community.

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Points of Pride

Members of National Honor Society Advanced Placement courses Dual-enrollment program with Community College of Philadelphia 10th and 11th grade students complete the PSAT funded by the school Active student government Out-of-school-time enrichment...

Members of National Honor Society Advanced Placement courses Dual-enrollment program with Community College of Philadelphia 10th and 11th grade students complete the PSAT funded by the school Active student government Out-of-school-time enrichment program sponsored by the city of Philadelphia Students in our STEM program participated in Temple University's MESA program to learn about computer programming, video game design, and robotics. Students won second and third place in the citywide MESA Competition for creating a robotic prosthetic arm. Computer lab available for student use before and after school daily. Onsite College and Career Center. A robust offering of performing arts programs: music, dance, art, African drumming, and theater. Acquired new chrome books to support a 1:1 technology program for all students. We offer free Saturday classes to the community through our Communiversity Program during the fall and spring. Partnership with Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School. Our football team was the first public school from Philadelphia to win the PIAA AAA State Championship.

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Admissions Policy

Must submit an application. A lottery is held if the number of applicants exceeds the number of available slots.

Must submit an application. A lottery is held if the number of applicants exceeds the number of available slots.

Safety & Culture

We have instituted a school wide positive behavior support program where students receive incentives to demonstrate our school's principles. We also have a Peer Mediation and Restorative Practice Program.

We have instituted a school wide positive behavior support program where students receive incentives to demonstrate our school's principles. We also have a Peer Mediation and Restorative Practice Program.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 99.7%
Hispanic 0.4%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 44.2%
Male Students 55.8%

Special Education

Special Ed 16.3%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 100%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
145
10th Grade Students
140
11th Grade Students
155
12th Grade Students
135
Total Students
575

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
11.4

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 67%

AP Class Offerings

  • Art History,
  • Biology,
  • Calculus AB,
  • Computer Science A,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Politics,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Microeconomics,
  • Physics B,
  • Psychology,
  • Statistics,
  • US History

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • Drum Line,
  • Drill Team,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Tennis,
  • Cross Country,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Indoor Track,
  • Girls Indoor Track

Electives

Rites of Passage Art STEM

Rites of Passage Art STEM

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

Our Wazuri Parent Council meets monthly to receive academic updates, support the school's instructional program, provide parental input, enhance community relations and organize events. Many parents also participate daily in various school...

Our Wazuri Parent Council meets monthly to receive academic updates, support the school's instructional program, provide parental input, enhance community relations and organize events. Many parents also participate daily in various school activities. Our School Advisory Council meets regularly and provides input on school-wide initiatives that are designed to bolster student achievement.

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