Tacony Academy Charter School
About this school...
To enhance, support and promote creative and critical thinking as well as the problem-solving skills of school-age learners, all while mastering Pennsylvania and national standards.
Points of pride:
A caring school community of learners; partnership with the Franklin Institute and the S.T.E.M. Program; weekly newsletter: MICS (Music in Charter Schools); invention convention; dual enrollment with Manor College
Calculus AB, English Literature & Composition, Government & Politics, Psychology
Measures for positive, safe learning:
Implementation of the Caring School Community and Alternative to Violence Project
Fundraising activities and events; volunteering and assistance with field trips
Arts activities and classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; instrumental music classes; dance instruction; choir; concert and/or jazz band; orchestra
Activities & special programs:
Art; Tacony Times; 4-H club; tennis; ballroom dancing; science club; chess; student government; student dances; poetry (Word Jam); guitar club; homework club
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country-coed, Golf, Indoor Track & Field, Soccer, Track & Field
Basketball, Cross Country-coed, Indoor Track & Field, Softball, Track & Field
Titles/championships won: 9th grade Track Team won league title