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Preparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Careers
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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 Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size400
  • Enrollment578
  • PrincipalMs. Jo Ann Moore
  • Phone Number215-334-6144
  • School Emailwebmaster@prepchs.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Snyder), Bus (7, 29, 79)
  • Address 1928 Point Breeze Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
  • NeighborhoodSouth Philadelphia
  • Application DeadlineMarch 15th, 2018
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Mission

Prep Charter High School will provide a nurturing and challenging atmosphere in which students in grades nine through twelve will acquire the knowledge and experience they need to prepare them to become productive members of society. We will...

Prep Charter High School will provide a nurturing and challenging atmosphere in which students in grades nine through twelve will acquire the knowledge and experience they need to prepare them to become productive members of society. We will simultaneously help students achieve high academic standards and develop essential career skills while giving them extensive experiences in service to their community.

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Points of Pride

Successful college dual-enrollment program for seniors Extensive career development internship program Extending AP offerings Over 95% graduation rate

Successful college dual-enrollment program for seniors Extensive career development internship program Extending AP offerings Over 95% graduation rate

Admissions Policy

Must be a Philadelphia resident. Must submit an application to be considered for enrollment; our 9th grade lottery is held in the Spring. Students interested in transferring into 10th, 11th or 12th grade may apply at any time. Once the new school...

Must be a Philadelphia resident. Must submit an application to be considered for enrollment; our 9th grade lottery is held in the Spring. Students interested in transferring into 10th, 11th or 12th grade may apply at any time. Once the new school year has started, all students can apply for application to our school. Enrollment depends on seat availability.

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Safety & Culture

Our staff has received training in the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP). The school has security cameras and security employees on campus.

Our staff has received training in the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP). The school has security cameras and security employees on campus.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 57.8%
White 20.9%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 12.5%
Other 3.8%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 54.8%
Male Students 45.2%

Special Education

Special Ed 9.5%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 69%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 2.4%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
174
10th Grade Students
164
11th Grade Students
126
12th Grade Students
114
Total Students
578

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.2

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 68%

AP Class Offerings

  • Politics,
  • Spanish,
  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Voc Other

Arts Programs

  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Bowling,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

We have an active running club through the Students Run Philly Style program. Students may participate with their neighborhood school, in any sports program that we do not offer. Chess club.

We have an active running club through the Students Run Philly Style program. Students may participate with their neighborhood school, in any sports program that we do not offer. Chess club.

Other Activities

Yearbook, Student Council, National Honor Society, Chess Club, Girls Learn International, Music and Arts Club, Ping Pong Club, After school Keystone Preparation,

Yearbook, Student Council, National Honor Society, Chess Club, Girls Learn International, Music and Arts Club, Ping Pong Club, After school Keystone Preparation,

Electives

We have a college dual enrollment program for seniors.

We have a college dual enrollment program for seniors.

Language Programs

  • Spanish,
  • Additional Languages

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

Parent Involvement

Volunteering at various functions, including Back-to-School Night and Parent Conference Night, sporting events, and International Day. Attending evening presentations sponsored by the guidance department.

Volunteering at various functions, including Back-to-School Night and Parent Conference Night, sporting events, and International Day. Attending evening presentations sponsored by the guidance department.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Programming

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