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Truebright Science Academy Charter School

About this school...

Mission Statement:

To offer an educational model with a focus on science and technology that will equip all students with the core knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in colleges and the competitive global world.

Accreditations/awards:

Made AYP: 2008-09,2009-10 and 2011-12; high college acceptance rate for 2012-13 graduates; Regional Science Olympiad at Millersville University 2012-13: 2nd and 4th place; Regional Science Olympiad at Millersville University 2011-12: 1st and 4th place; Regional Science Olympiad at Kutztown University 2010-11: 1st and 3rd place

Points of pride:

Caring school community; small class size; Saturday Academy program; high college acceptance rate; over $1.5 million in scholarships for class of 2013 (48 seniors); over $1.5 million in scholarships for class of 2012 (49 seniors); over $1.2 million in scholarships for class of 2011 (36 seniors)

Other special academic offerings:
Math Counts; Science Fair; Science Olympiad and Robotics

Foreign languages:
Spanish, Turkish

Parent Involvement:

Home & School Association, School Advisory Council

Arts activities and classes:

Instrumental music classes; visual arts instruction; film/video instruction; dance instruction; theater instruction; choir; drum line; other instrumental ensemble

Activities & special programs:

Science fair; Science Olympiad; MathCounts; SAT/ACT clubs; college mentorship program; student council/government; National Honor Society; National Junior Honor Society; speech and debate club; newspaper club; yearbook club; drama club; movie club; chess; drum line; music appreciation; recycling club

Boys' sports:

Basketball, Soccer*

Girls' sports:

Basketball, Soccer*

SEPTA routes:
1, R

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Comments (15)

Submitted by Anonymous on December 3, 2009 4:52 pm

W hy is not a girls basketball team girls like basketball to

Submitted by Anonymous on February 25, 2010 1:27 pm

The interest has to be there first.

Submitted by Anonymous on November 15, 2010 2:56 pm

Thank you for your inquiry. Due to our small size, Truebright does not have sufficient demand to warrant the creation of a girls basketball team. However, we have a partnership with a school that does offer girls basketball, and some of our female students do play.

Submitted by Anonymous on March 22, 2011 10:28 am

omg!!! same thing i was thinkin ..N THEY HAD IT ON THEIR WEBSITE ..but they dont

Submitted by Anonymous on September 23, 2011 2:24 pm

go somewhere where there is one then bitch

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Submitted by Anonymous on June 23, 2010 2:38 pm

FYI this school is owned and run by Turkish nationalist Islamists

Submitted by Anonymous on August 28, 2010 1:11 pm

first of all, truebright has 3 stable science teachers for the last two years. You're talking about first year. Now, this coming year is Truebright's fourth year. It's now well structured, college prep and offers more electives. Truebright is just one of the few schools who offers Europe Trips, math and science teams, basketball club, fashion club, yearbook, music band and many more...

Submitted by Anonymous on November 30, 2010 1:03 pm

WHy does your school not have a gym?

Submitted by Anonymous on November 9, 2011 9:39 pm

what happen to Coach Nick? He was the best teacher there and actually cared. This school is fake and yes it is run by turkish teachers

Submitted by Anonymous on June 28, 2014 8:32 am

It ain't fake

Submitted by Anonymous on July 11, 2012 5:04 am

There is no stability there, no leadership and the school is setting up the students for failure. You could not pay me to send my child there.

Submitted by Anonymous on January 2, 2013 10:19 pm

I got to truebright its an ok School but can be better. And yex it is run by turkish people.

Submitted by Anonymous on June 27, 2014 9:31 pm

The school is great the trip are fun and wild the teachers are nice the lunch is great they lie about the percentage of the African american there's only 50 percent of them but its my opinion

Submitted by Anonymous on June 28, 2014 8:45 am

They give u laptop to use at home every year but u have to return them. But its great teachers are great there's a fashion club, sewing, art, magazine and amazing trips but it's full of Latino and African American 50% of each.

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