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Overall
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Mastery Charter Prep Middle School
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Overall
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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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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 Neighborhood
  • Grade Levels7-8
  • Waiting List Size30
  • Enrollment263
  • PrincipalMr. Raymond Fields
  • Phone Number215-227-4408
  • School Emailsonya.edmonds@masterycharter.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Hunting Park), Bus (1, 2, 23, 53, 56, H, R, XH)
  • Address 1798 West Hunting Park Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
  • NeighborhoodHunting Park
  • Tuitionn/a
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Mission

All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be truly prepared for post-secondary success and able to pursue their dreams.

All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be truly prepared for post-secondary success and able to pursue their dreams.

Points of Pride

Ranked one of the top public middle schools in the city by the district’s progress report. Robust extracurricular and elective offerings; examples include art therapy, lacrosse, photography, and university of rap. Students at Mastery Prep are given...

Ranked one of the top public middle schools in the city by the district’s progress report. Robust extracurricular and elective offerings; examples include art therapy, lacrosse, photography, and university of rap. Students at Mastery Prep are given the opportunity to participate immersive travel experiences. STEM Honors programming offered to students.

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Admissions Policy

Admission is open to all appropriately aged children who reside in Philadelphia. Interested students must submit an application (typically due in March). If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held.

Admission is open to all appropriately aged children who reside in Philadelphia. Interested students must submit an application (typically due in March). If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held.

Safety & Culture

Gratz Prep Middle is an inclusive school community where all students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be prepared for post-secondary success and to be able to pursue their dreams. Gratz has a robust student culture team to support...

Gratz Prep Middle is an inclusive school community where all students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be prepared for post-secondary success and to be able to pursue their dreams. Gratz has a robust student culture team to support in developing and sustaining positive school culture within our school community. Students are given the tools they need for personal success including social and emotional learning courses as well as restorative practices. In addition, our students are held accountable for their actions. We pride ourselves on the supportive and safe environment that allows all students, regardless of their zip code, to excel. Parents are our partners in this work and are encouraged to join us at the table.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 93.7%
White 0.1%
Hispanic 3.8%
Asian 0.1%
Other 2.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 47.7%
Male Students 52.3%

Special Education

Special Ed 27.5%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.1%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 81%

Students Per Grade

7th Grade Students
120
8th Grade Students
143
Total Students
263

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
3.6

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Choir,
  • Drum Line,
  • Dance,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Flag Football, Intramural Basketball

Flag Football, Intramural Basketball

Other Activities

Reading Olympics, Sewing, Chess Club, Student Government

Reading Olympics, Sewing, Chess Club, Student Government

Electives

Music, Art

Music, Art

Parent Programs

  • Parents School Advisory

Parent Involvement

Parent Board

Parent Board

Before and After Care

  • Extended Programming

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