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This school will not be enrolling a 9th grade class for the 2018-19 school year. For students residing in the catchment that do not attend this school, alternate high schools will be made available.
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Strawberry Mansion High School Promise Academy
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Math
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Science
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Reading
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePublic District Neighborhood
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Enrollment309
  • PrincipalMr. Brian McCracken
  • Phone Number215-400-7500
  • School Emailtoyola@philasd.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (7, 32, 39, 48, 54, 61)
  • Address 3133 Ridge Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
  • NeighborhoodStrawberry Mansion
  • Application DeadlineNovember 13th, 2017
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Mission

The mission of Strawberry Mansion High School Promise Academy is to develop all students to become active lifelong learners and productive citizens in a global society. We strive to develop students who demonstrate mastery of technology, exhibit...

The mission of Strawberry Mansion High School Promise Academy is to develop all students to become active lifelong learners and productive citizens in a global society. We strive to develop students who demonstrate mastery of technology, exhibit analytical thinking and demonstrate exemplary communication skills, acquired through excellence in teaching in conjunction with a commitment to learning. We will work in partnership with family and local communities, within our safe and caring environment.

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Points of Pride

We have a wonderful culinary program. We have a 9th grade academy Students and staff are invested in our school.

We have a wonderful culinary program. We have a 9th grade academy Students and staff are invested in our school.

Admissions Policy

Students must live within the school catchment area. Students who live outside of the catchment area must apply; admission is based on space availability and lottery.

Students must live within the school catchment area. Students who live outside of the catchment area must apply; admission is based on space availability and lottery.

Safety & Culture

1. Established schoolwide rules are enforced on a daily basis. 2. We have hired motivated, committed teachers. 3. We have a sergeant and several police officers. 4. We have regular contact with parents and the community, including many community...

1. Established schoolwide rules are enforced on a daily basis. 2. We have hired motivated, committed teachers. 3. We have a sergeant and several police officers. 4. We have regular contact with parents and the community, including many community partners. 5. We have many sports teams for students.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 98.1%
Hispanic 1.6%
Other 0.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 35%
Male Students 65.1%

Special Education

Special Ed 34.3%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.3%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 87%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.3%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
73
10th Grade Students
73
11th Grade Students
78
12th Grade Students
85
Total Students
309

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
10.7

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 39%

AP Class Offerings

  • English Literature,
  • US History,
  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Drafting,
  • Building Maint,
  • Food,
  • Baking,
  • Voc Other

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Drum Line,
  • Drill Team,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Film

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Baseball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Field Hockey,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Volleyball,
  • Girls Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Sports Cycling

Sports Cycling

Electives

We have a magnet track for all students that qualify. Students in the magnet program satisfy the majority of their credits in grades 9-11.

We have a magnet track for all students that qualify. Students in the magnet program satisfy the majority of their credits in grades 9-11.

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents School Advisory

Parent Involvement

Parents participate through volunteering and frequent participation in the governance of school policies and procedures.

Parents participate through volunteering and frequent participation in the governance of school policies and procedures.

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