Maritime Academy Charter School
About this school...
Provide students a rigorous academic program with the maritime studies theme. Students work with the latest technology to learn maritime content such as nautical science and maritime business, while achieving to high standards in English, mathematics, science, social studies, and the arts. These topics serve as the core of student learning with additional classes in maritime areas. Coursework is interdisciplinary, with classroom and individual learning.
Award-winning art program, including competitions with the Philadelphia Water Works; # 4 in the nation for SeaPerch Underwater Robotic Competition; honored by the Seaman's Church Institute for exceptional maritime studies; 21st Century Community Learning Center grant which provides before/after school academic/camp programs for all grades
Points of pride:
Well-integrated school; positive working relationship with community and parents; active collaboration with the maritime associations and Philadelphia businesses; student leadership programs; new state-of-the-art building dedicated to maritime technology, engineering, and boat-building; internships in maritime industries and business; Advisory Board of maritime professionals advise/expose students to the maritime field
Career & Technical Education programs:
Commercial & Advertising Art, Graphic Communications
Arts activities and classes:
Vocal music; instrumental music classes; visual arts instruction; film/video instruction; dance instruction; choir; school play
Activities & special programs:
Band and school chorus; literature and poetry club; newspaper club; community service projects: "Girl Talk" and "Real Men", a character/development mentoring program
Baseball, Basketball, Swimming & Diving, Track & Field, Chess*, Rowing/Paddling*, Canoeing*
Basketball, Swimming & Diving, Track & Field, Chess*, Rowing/Paddling*, Canoeing*
73, 84, Market/Frankford El