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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 Levels7-12
  • Waiting List Size
  • Enrollment659
  • PrincipalMs. Naeemah Seward
  • Phone Number267-724-2343
  • School Emailnaeemah.seward@masterycharter.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (52), Trolley (13)
  • Address 5400 Warrington Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
  • NeighborhoodKingsessing
  • Tuitionn/a
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 28th, 2019
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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

- STEM Honors program -AP classes and dual enrollment -College advisement and support -Sophomores complete a professional internship -English Language Arts teaches students how to think critically and express themselves through writing and...

- STEM Honors program -AP classes and dual enrollment -College advisement and support -Sophomores complete a professional internship -English Language Arts teaches students how to think critically and express themselves through writing and speaking

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Admissions Policy

We are a lottery-based school, with waitlist priority given to students with siblings already enrolled in the school. Additionally, students who graduated from Mastery’s Harrity Elementary receive waitlist priority as incoming 9th graders.

We are a lottery-based school, with waitlist priority given to students with siblings already enrolled in the school. Additionally, students who graduated from Mastery’s Harrity Elementary receive waitlist priority as incoming 9th graders.

Safety & Culture

-Assistant principal of school culture, deans and social worker -Proactive response to student issues, including student meditation and class circles -Full staff approach to relationship building -Restorative practices -Consistent parent...

-Assistant principal of school culture, deans and social worker -Proactive response to student issues, including student meditation and class circles -Full staff approach to relationship building -Restorative practices -Consistent parent communication

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Accreditations & Honors

In Spring 2013, Hardy Williams Academy Mastery Charter School (HWAMCS) was recognized as a Top 10 school in Pennsylvania by PennCan, a statewide non-profit educational organization.

In Spring 2013, Hardy Williams Academy Mastery Charter School (HWAMCS) was recognized as a Top 10 school in Pennsylvania by PennCan, a statewide non-profit educational organization.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 98.2%
White 0.2%
Hispanic 1%
Other 0.6%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 52.3%
Male Students 47.7%

Special Education

Special Ed 15.3%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 69%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 1.1%

Students Per Grade

7th Grade Students
121
8th Grade Students
116
9th Grade Students
125
10th Grade Students
111
11th Grade Students
104
12th Grade Students
82
Total Students
659

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
1.3

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 65%

AP Class Offerings

  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • US History,
  • World History

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Other Vocal,
  • School Musicals,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Girls Soccer

Other Activities

Glee Club, Student Council

Glee Club, Student Council

Electives

Music, Art, Physical Education, Community College of Philadelphia Dual-Enrollment program

Music, Art, Physical Education, Community College of Philadelphia Dual-Enrollment program

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

Parent Involvement

Parents can volunteer to work with our Safe Corridors program before and after school to help us ensure the safety of our students as they travel to and from school. Parents can also join our Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO). The PTO is responsible...

Parents can volunteer to work with our Safe Corridors program before and after school to help us ensure the safety of our students as they travel to and from school. Parents can also join our Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO). The PTO is responsible for planning numerous activities and fundraisers for our students throughout the school year.

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