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Overall
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Mastery Charter School: Frederick Douglass
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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 LevelsK-8
  • Waiting List Size19
  • Enrollment736
  • PrincipalConstance Horton
  • Phone Number215-684-5063
  • School Emailjevon.hatcher@masterycharter.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (33)
  • Address 2118 West Norris Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
  • Tuitionn/a
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Mission

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

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

Points of Pride

Focus on the whole child, with art, music, gym and after-school activities. Second instructor in K-2 classrooms to support small-group reading instruction. “Play in K/1,” to help students learn social-emotional skills through play. Core values of...

Focus on the whole child, with art, music, gym and after-school activities. Second instructor in K-2 classrooms to support small-group reading instruction. “Play in K/1,” to help students learn social-emotional skills through play. Core values of kindness, responsibility, respect, teamwork and hard work.

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Admissions Policy

Frederick Douglass School serves students living within the school catchment in the North Philadelphia area, within the 19121 zip code.

Frederick Douglass School serves students living within the school catchment in the North Philadelphia area, within the 19121 zip code.

Safety & Culture

We have a comprehensive system to encourage great choices and promote our core values of respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and, most important, kindness. Students are rewarded for doing the right thing. Every day starts off with a morning...

We have a comprehensive system to encourage great choices and promote our core values of respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and, most important, kindness. Students are rewarded for doing the right thing. Every day starts off with a morning meeting or community meeting where students are celebrated and the classroom community grows.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 97.9%
White 0.5%
Hispanic 1%
Other 0.5%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49.4%
Male Students 50.6%

Special Education

Special Ed 18%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 87%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.3%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
83
1st Grade Students
75
2nd Grade Students
83
3rd Grade Students
81
4th Grade Students
81
5th Grade Students
101
6th Grade Students
86
7th Grade Students
87
8th Grade Students
59
Total Students
736

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.7

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • School Musicals,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Tennis,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Girls Tennis,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Flag football, Girls & Boys Fitness Clubs

Flag football, Girls & Boys Fitness Clubs

Other Activities

Competitive chess team, Competitive Math Engineering Science Achievement program, Robotics class, Gardening club, Girl Scouts

Competitive chess team, Competitive Math Engineering Science Achievement program, Robotics class, Gardening club, Girl Scouts

Electives

Latin, Spanish, Art, music, PE, Writing

Latin, Spanish, Art, music, PE, Writing

Language Programs

  • Spanish,
  • Latin

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

School Advisory Council, volunteering, Parent engagement room, School Year Kick-Off Event, Back to school night, home visits, family math and literacy nights, quarterly report card conferences, quarterly Dinner and Data nights, bi-monthly parent...

School Advisory Council, volunteering, Parent engagement room, School Year Kick-Off Event, Back to school night, home visits, family math and literacy nights, quarterly report card conferences, quarterly Dinner and Data nights, bi-monthly parent breakfasts, Family Health Day, Family Fun Day, quarterly Scholars Breakfasts

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Other

Parents are welcome to volunteer during the school day and be engaged throughout the entire year. A wide variety of extracurricular activities will be made available to students at the start of the school year.

Parents are welcome to volunteer during the school day and be engaged throughout the entire year. A wide variety of extracurricular activities will be made available to students at the start of the school year.

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