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Mastery Charter School: Lenfest Campus
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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 Citywide
  • Grade Levels7-12
  • Waiting List Size1200
  • Enrollment614
  • PrincipalMr. Chris Ziemba
  • Phone Number215-922-1902
  • School Emailpatrick.miller@masterycharter.org
  • SEPTA RoutesMFL (5th Street), Bus (5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 44, 48, 57)
  • Address 35 South 4th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • NeighborhoodOld City
  • Tuitionn/a
  • Application DeadlineMarch 1st, 2018
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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

Student Leadership, Strong Core Programing, Electives, Social Justice Curriculum, Strong ECs, Athletics

Student Leadership, Strong Core Programing, Electives, Social Justice Curriculum, Strong ECs, Athletics

Admissions Policy

Lottery is drawn every March. Applications do not stay on file for more than one year.

Lottery is drawn every March. Applications do not stay on file for more than one year.

Safety & Culture

High Bar and Restorative Practices

High Bar and Restorative Practices

Accreditations & Honors

U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools – Bronze Distinction – 2012 and 2013 PENNCAN’s Pennsylvania Top Ten Schools Report Card - #10 High School for Black Student Achievement – 2013 Pennsylvania Department of Education – Title I Distinguished...

U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools – Bronze Distinction – 2012 and 2013 PENNCAN’s Pennsylvania Top Ten Schools Report Card - #10 High School for Black Student Achievement – 2013 Pennsylvania Department of Education – Title I Distinguished School – 2010-2011

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 84.6%
White 3.3%
Hispanic 9.4%
Asian 0.7%
Other 2.1%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 47.4%
Male Students 52.7%

Special Education

Special Ed 20.9%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 65%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 4.3%

Students Per Grade

7th Grade Students
112
8th Grade Students
112
9th Grade Students
109
10th Grade Students
105
11th Grade Students
88
12th Grade Students
88
Total Students
614

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
2.3

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 79%

AP Class Offerings

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

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Drum Line,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Girls Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Middle School Basketball Running Club Fitness Club

Middle School Basketball Running Club Fitness Club

Other Activities

High School Student Government, Yearbook, National Honor Society, Girls' Group, Philadelphia Youth Poetry Slam, Chess Club

High School Student Government, Yearbook, National Honor Society, Girls' Group, Philadelphia Youth Poetry Slam, Chess Club

Electives

Music, Art, Spanish III, Social Justice, Dual Enrollment courses with local colleges

Music, Art, Spanish III, Social Justice, Dual Enrollment courses with local colleges

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

Parent Involvement

We are actively working with our families to build programming that fits their needs. Workshops and sessions specifically designed to address the challenges our students face are presented and cover a wide spectrum from college admission to race...

We are actively working with our families to build programming that fits their needs. Workshops and sessions specifically designed to address the challenges our students face are presented and cover a wide spectrum from college admission to race relations. Parents are welcome and encouraged to visit our classrooms at any time.

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