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Mastery Charter School: Thomas High Campus
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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 Size80-500 depending on the grade
  • Enrollment690
  • PrincipalMrs, Frances Daly
  • Phone Number267-236-0036
  • School Emaildean.dickos@masterycharter.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (7, 23, 47, 47M, 68, G)
  • Address 927 Johnston Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • NeighborhoodWhitman
  • Tuitionn/a
  • Application DeadlineFebruary 28th, 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

Thomas is proud of the following programming strengths: seniors and juniors have the opportunity to participate in Habitat for Humanity, we offer 6 Advanced Placement courses, we offer additional Intervention and Support periods to build and improve...

Thomas is proud of the following programming strengths: seniors and juniors have the opportunity to participate in Habitat for Humanity, we offer 6 Advanced Placement courses, we offer additional Intervention and Support periods to build and improve reading and math skills, we also offer a variety of electives. Some examples are Engineering 1, 2 and 3, Drama, String Orchestra, Psychology, Running Club, Science and Society and Mixed Media/Visual Arts. We offer rich extra-curricular activities including Game Board Club, Drama Club, Citizenship Club, Art Club, Craft Club and Calligraphy/Cursive Club. Our athletics are part of the PIAA and include Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball, Boys Soccer, Boys and Girls Volleyball, Track, Cross Country. College acceptance rate: 84%

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Admissions Policy

Interested students must submit an application. Any student living in Philadelphia is eligible to apply for the lottery. Preference is given to current students at Mastery Charter Thomas Elementary School and students living in the local South...

Interested students must submit an application. Any student living in Philadelphia is eligible to apply for the lottery. Preference is given to current students at Mastery Charter Thomas Elementary School and students living in the local South Philadelphia neighborhood (19148).

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Safety & Culture

Assistant principal of school culture, deans and school social workers. Proactive response to student issues, including student mediation and class circles. Consistent parent communication. Full staff approach to relationship building.

Assistant principal of school culture, deans and school social workers. Proactive response to student issues, including student mediation and class circles. Consistent parent communication. Full staff approach to relationship building.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 42%
White 17.2%
Hispanic 15.4%
Asian 21.4%
Other 4%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49%
Male Students 51%

Special Education

Special Ed 15.7%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.1%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 81%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 10.2%

Students Per Grade

7th Grade Students
120
8th Grade Students
120
9th Grade Students
120
10th Grade Students
110
11th Grade Students
110
12th Grade Students
110
Total Students
690

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.4

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 68%

AP Class Offerings

  • Calculus AB,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • World History,
  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Drum Line,
  • Literature,
  • Orchestra,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Lacrosse,
  • Girls Lacrosse,
  • Volleyball,
  • Girls Volleyball

Other Activities

Green Club, Yearbook, Mathletes, Technology, Multicultural Club, Queer/Straight Alliance, Debate, Student Council, Mastery Gentlemen of Distinction, DIVAS, Speak, National Honors Society

Green Club, Yearbook, Mathletes, Technology, Multicultural Club, Queer/Straight Alliance, Debate, Student Council, Mastery Gentlemen of Distinction, DIVAS, Speak, National Honors Society

Electives

Creative writing, Psychology, Feminism, Fitness, Advanced Biology, Book Club, Basketball, Film, String Orchestra, Engineering and Design, Art, Shakespeare, Sociology

Creative writing, Psychology, Feminism, Fitness, Advanced Biology, Book Club, Basketball, Film, String Orchestra, Engineering and Design, Art, Shakespeare, Sociology

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

Parent Involvement

There will be an active Parent Teacher Association and our Mastery Wide Parent Engagement Board. Attending Back to School, Specials on Display and other nights to celebrate student work.

There will be an active Parent Teacher Association and our Mastery Wide Parent Engagement Board. Attending Back to School, Specials on Display and other nights to celebrate student work.

Before and After Care

  • After Care,
  • Extended Programming

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