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Overall
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Math
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Science
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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 Size
  • Enrollment800
  • PrincipalMr. Sharif El-Mekki
  • Phone Number267-296-7111
  • School Emailsharif.el-mekki@masterycharter.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (52, G), Trolley (10, 15)
  • Address 5301 Media Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
  • NeighborhoodParkside
  • 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

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

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

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Admissions Policy

Interested students must submit an application. Any student living in Philadelphia is eligible to apply. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held. Preference is given to current students at Mann and Bluford...

Interested students must submit an application. Any student living in Philadelphia is eligible to apply. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held. Preference is given to current students at Mann and Bluford elementary schools.

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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

• "Schools That Can" school 2015 • EPIC Gold- 2009, 2010 • EPIC Silver- 2011 • US News & World Report Best High Schools- 2012 • “Pennsylvania Top Ten Schools, 2013” Report Card • Top 10 Middle School Performance for Black Students –...

• "Schools That Can" school 2015 • EPIC Gold- 2009, 2010 • EPIC Silver- 2011 • US News & World Report Best High Schools- 2012 • “Pennsylvania Top Ten Schools, 2013” Report Card • Top 10 Middle School Performance for Black Students – Overall PA #10 Shoemaker Campus • Top 10 High School Performance for Black Students – Overall PA #7 Shoemaker Campus

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 95.9%
White 0.4%
Hispanic 1.9%
Other 1.8%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 46.4%
Male Students 53.6%

Special Education

Special Ed 22.4%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.1%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 83%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.3%

Students Per Grade

7th Grade Students
130
8th Grade Students
130
9th Grade Students
135
10th Grade Students
135
11th Grade Students
135
12th Grade Students
135
Total Students
800

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.8

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 81%

AP Class Offerings

  • Calculus AB,
  • Computer Science A,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • Politics,
  • Physics B,
  • US History,
  • World History

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Drill Team,
  • Dance,
  • School Musicals,
  • Poetry,
  • Literature,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Wrestling,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Lacrosse,
  • Girls Lacrosse,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Cycling, Soccer, Crew, Step Team

Cycling, Soccer, Crew, Step Team

Other Activities

A-Cappella, Comic Book Club, Mural Arts, Mentoring, Yearbook, Chess, Future Nurses Program, Gay/Straight Alliance, Key Students, National Honor Society, Student Government (Middle School & High School)

A-Cappella, Comic Book Club, Mural Arts, Mentoring, Yearbook, Chess, Future Nurses Program, Gay/Straight Alliance, Key Students, National Honor Society, Student Government (Middle School & High School)

Electives

Year-long Internship Course in Sophomore Year, Art (8th, 12th ) Music (8th, 10th) PE (7th, 11th) Internship (10th), Senior Seminar (12th), Computer Science, Film & Society, Strategic Chess, Reading Role Models, Future Educators, Future Nurses

Year-long Internship Course in Sophomore Year, Art (8th, 12th ) Music (8th, 10th) PE (7th, 11th) Internship (10th), Senior Seminar (12th), Computer Science, Film & Society, Strategic Chess, Reading Role Models, Future Educators, Future Nurses

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

Puma Parent Academy- We have open door policy for parental involvement and parents are encouraged to get involved. We have many opportunities for our families to support their children and others through Internship, Community Service hours, events,...

Puma Parent Academy- We have open door policy for parental involvement and parents are encouraged to get involved. We have many opportunities for our families to support their children and others through Internship, Community Service hours, events, and EC activities.

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Before and After Care

  • Extended Day

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