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Mastery Charter School Simon Gratz Campus

About this school...

Mission Statement:
All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to succeed in higher education, compete in the global economy, and pursue their dreams.

Accreditations/awards:
Highest rated neighborhood comprehensive high school in city, Philadelphia School Performance Profile Index

Points of pride:
70% of 10th graders participate in a career-based internship; since 2012-13, tripled percentage of students proficient on the Keystones

AP courses:
Biology, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, U.S. History, Government, Economics

Other special academic offerings:
Year-long internship course sophomore year; Art; Music; Physical Education; Technology; Mastery Class; Senior Seminar (College Readiness); dual enrollment with Community College of Philadelphia

Foreign languages:
Spanish

Measures for positive, safe learning:
Assistant principal of school culture; deans; social workers; meditation and class circles; consistent parent communication; staff approach to relationship-building

Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, School Advisory Council, Bulldogs Parents United, volunteers at Gratz Day and community Food Cupboard

Arts activities and classes:
Theater instruction; dance instruction; choir; jazz; drill team; literature; film/video instruction

Activities & special programs:
Hip hop dance; ballet; spoken word; drama; glee club; culinary; student government; National Honor Society; debate; chess

Boys' sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Girls' sports:
Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, Volleyball, Cheerleading*

SEPTA routes:
1, 2, 16, 23, 53, R, Broad Street subway

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Comments (11)

Submitted by Anonymous on February 24, 2011 5:13 am

Tne number 2 bus also stops across the street from the school ..
it starts out from south philly...

Submitted by Anonymous on March 26, 2015 11:16 am

Seriously consider work life balance. Make teachers/leaders take time off if theyre sick. Grit only goes too far. Look at the health of your employees. Consider more "fun" days for staff, events outside of work - eg celebrations, parties, happy hours, games, etc.

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Submitted by Anonymous on May 27, 2012 11:52 am

this is a lie, NO ONE needs to send there Child here. i am a Student & it's THE WORST. the claim there doing a 'good thing' for us but there's still FIGHTS,BULLING the staff are horrible, its still the original GRATZ NOTHING has CHANGED !

Submitted by Anonymous on November 24, 2012 2:56 pm
Too bad that the person beneath me is in fact telling a complete lie. Simon Gratz has made a drastic change, and althought it is unorthodox, its getting the initial job done of sending inner city BLACK AND MINORITIES to actual colleges after high school. I am an actual student and i can speak from experience.
Submitted by Anonymous on November 24, 2012 2:07 pm
Too bad that the person beneath me is in fact telling a complete lie. Simon Gratz has made a drastic change, and althought it is unorthodox, its getting the initial job done of sending inner city BLACK AND MINORITIES to actual colleges after high school. I am an actual student and i can speak from experience.
Submitted by Anonymous on May 22, 2014 1:22 pm
gratz is not a bad school its just the kids that go there and got accepted there is making that school bad. it turns to a mastery charter school so it not bad also they uniform is on point.
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Submitted by Anonymous on June 5, 2015 2:59 pm

Can someone who is a student there what it's like I'm about to go there in 6th grade and I asked my teacher and she made a worry liik so please and thank you

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