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People for People Charter School
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade LevelsK-12 (This school will enroll students in grades 9-11 for the 2017-18 school year, then grow to a full 9-12 starting in the 2018-19 school year.)
  • Waiting List Size300
  • Enrollment606
  • PrincipalMr. Corey Dwyer
  • Phone Number(215) 763-7060
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Fairmount)
  • Address 800 North Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • NeighborhoodFairmount
  • Fax(215) 763-6210
  • TuitionN/A
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 28th, 2019
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Mission

The underlying purpose of The People for People Charter School is to equip students with a challenging educational program in which the fundamentals of entrepreneurship are the primary focus. Economic, community and career education are integrated...

The underlying purpose of The People for People Charter School is to equip students with a challenging educational program in which the fundamentals of entrepreneurship are the primary focus. Economic, community and career education are integrated into all subject areas and throughout all grades. Students acquire necessary knowledge, skills and interests through a highly experiential program that prepares them to take responsibility for their own lives and to participate actively in their communities.

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Points of Pride

At People for People Charter School, we believe that each of our students has the power to change the world, and we are relentlessly committed to providing every single student with an excellent education. We provide students with a rigorous,...

At People for People Charter School, we believe that each of our students has the power to change the world, and we are relentlessly committed to providing every single student with an excellent education. We provide students with a rigorous, standards-based, and data-driven education anchored in the principles of exploratory and investigative learning. We challenge students to be critical thinkers and independent learners, who are inquisitive, confident, and resilient. We focus on educating the whole child, holding students accountable for their choices in a restorative and nurturing way. We celebrate their successes and help them learn from their mistakes. We value our students’ families as integral partners in the learning experience. We strive to create a safe and engaging space that welcomes our families and leaves them confident that their students are in good hands.

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Admissions Policy

People for People Charter School is a public charter school, open to students from throughout Philadelphia. We operate on a lottery-based system. To access our lottery application, please visit our website. Applications for the 2019-20 school year...

People for People Charter School is a public charter school, open to students from throughout Philadelphia. We operate on a lottery-based system. To access our lottery application, please visit our website. Applications for the 2019-20 school year will be accepted through Apply Philly Charter.

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Safety & Culture

The People for People Charter School (PFPCS) is a K-12 public charter school located in North Central Philadelphia, serving students who live in communitiues throughout Philadelphia. PFPCS provides a rigorous academic program, with an...

The People for People Charter School (PFPCS) is a K-12 public charter school located in North Central Philadelphia, serving students who live in communitiues throughout Philadelphia. PFPCS provides a rigorous academic program, with an entrepreneurship theme and a focus on character development and community engagement, to over 540 students.

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Accreditations & Honors

Tune Up Philadelphia Partnership - 2011 - Present; Down the Line Beyond Foundation Partnership - 2012-Present; After School Activities Partnership - 2014-Present

Tune Up Philadelphia Partnership - 2011 - Present; Down the Line Beyond Foundation Partnership - 2012-Present; After School Activities Partnership - 2014-Present

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 96.8%
White 0.4%
Hispanic 1.9%
Asian 0.2%
Other 0.8%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 56.5%
Male Students 43.5%

Special Education

Special Ed 19.8%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 70%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
25
1st Grade Students
50
2nd Grade Students
50
3rd Grade Students
70
4th Grade Students
70
5th Grade Students
70
6th Grade Students
70
7th Grade Students
70
8th Grade Students
45
9th Grade Students
25
10th Grade Students
25
11th Grade Students
18
12th Grade Students
18
Total Students
606

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
11

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Instrumental,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Other Vocal,
  • Poetry,
  • Literature

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Tennis,
  • Dance,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball

Other Activities

1) Through Scholar Academy, we offer challenging courses and exciting enrichment activities for students every Saturday 2) Through Summer Academic Enrichment Camp, we offer Math and English classes along with several field trips weekly (free of cost...

1) Through Scholar Academy, we offer challenging courses and exciting enrichment activities for students every Saturday 2) Through Summer Academic Enrichment Camp, we offer Math and English classes along with several field trips weekly (free of cost). 3) Tune Up Philadelphia provides instruments and lessons to students free of cost from 4:00 - 5:30 daily. Students receive lessons from talented musicians from top flight music schools.

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Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents School Advisory,
  • Parents After School Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Parents can volunteer on field trips, at school wide events, and in our dining program. We have an open door policy and encourage parents to voice any concerns directly to our Administration.

Parents can volunteer on field trips, at school wide events, and in our dining program. We have an open door policy and encourage parents to voice any concerns directly to our Administration.

Other

This school will enroll students K-11 for the 2017-18 school year, then grow to a full 9-12 by 2018-19.

This school will enroll students K-11 for the 2017-18 school year, then grow to a full 9-12 by 2018-19.

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