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Esperanza Academy Charter High School

About this school...

Mission Statement:
We prepare critically thinking, socially capable, spiritually sensitive, and culturally aware young adults who can use English, Spanish, and technology as tools for success.

Silver Medal, U.S. News &World Report, 2013; Bronze Medal, U.S. News & World Report, 2014

Points of pride:
Excellent school climate; low staff turnover; 93% graduation rate; high percentage of students accepted into postsecondary institutions

AP courses:
Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, Spanish Language, U.S. History, Studio Art: 2-D Design

Other special academic offerings:
14 majors of study: Liberal Arts, Dance, Drama, Entrepreneurship, Film, Music (Instrumental), Music (Voice), Teacher Education, Technology, Visual Arts, Engineering, Journalism, Health Sciences, and Criminal Justice; honors courses: Anatomy and Physiology, Algebra I, Geometry, English, Biology, British Literature, Perspectives in English, Physical Science, Political Science & Economics, U.S. History, U.S. Literature, World History; dual enrollment program through Eastern University’s Cross Boundaries Program; partnership with Esperanza College; Economics, Forensics, Introduction to Psychology

Foreign languages:
Chinese, French, Italian, Latin, Spanish

Measures for positive, safe learning:
Excellent school climate; zero tolerance policy; staff receives training regarding the code of conduct and discipline procedures; safety climate officers are CPR-certified and attend additional training

Parent Involvement:
Volunteering during school activities, college and career events; workshops; 21st Century Advisory Council; school board

Arts activities and classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; choir; instrumental music classes; concert and/or jazz band; visual arts instruction; dance instruction; dance group; theater group; film

Activities & special programs:
National Honor Society; afterschool program that includes student council, computer zone, dance ensemble, CARE club, community service, Home Economics, Lacrosse, photography club, Animal Awareness, video game club, sports, Sign Language club, knitting club, fitness club, fashion club, forensics club, ESL, Cheerleading, Entrepreneurship, Esperanza Post (school paper), yearbook, art, intramural sports program, mentoring, tutoring

Boys' sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country (coed), Football

Girls' sports:
Basketball, Cross Country (coed), Softball, Cheerleading*

SEPTA routes:
4, 47, 57

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