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Imhotep Institute Charter High School

Mission Statement:
To provide a standard-driven, high-quality educational program for urban learners grounded in the Afrikan principles of MA’AT and the principles of Nguzo Saba and to nurture lifelong learners who are valuable members of the community
Points of Pride:
National Honor Society; dual-enrollment program with Community College of Philadelphia and Lincoln University; school pays for PSAT for 10th- and 11th-grade students; active COYAL Student Government; out-of-school-time enrichment program sponsored by City of Philadelphia; STEM club; computer labs and 1:1 Chromebook access for students in grades 9-12; partnership with Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School; city and state championships in Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball, Track, and Football teams; first place As4Js Competition
AP Courses:
Biology, Calculus AB, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Government & Politics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics B, Psychology, Statistics, U.S. History
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Computer Programming; Intro to Engineering; African Drumming; Art; Music; Coding; Communication; Creative Writing; Robotics
Foreign Languages:
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
A school-wide positive behavior support program, where students receive incentives to demonstrate school principles; peer mediation; restorative practice program
Parent Involvement:
Monthly Wazuri Parent Council meetings to provide academic updates, support the school’s instructional program, solicit parental input, enhance community relations and organize events; Wazuri Parent President serves as an elected member of the Board of Directors
Arts Activities and Classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; choir; instrumental music classes; drum line; dance instruction; drill team; dance; art classes
Boys Sports:
Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field
Septa Routes:
6, 18, K, L
Contact Information
6201 N. 21st St., 19138
Jury Segers, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School: Charter
2014-2015 Enrollment: 583
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Application, lottery
ELLS: 0%
Special Education: 16%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 80%
Waiting List? Yes, 400
Racial Demographics: African American – 96% Latino – 1% Asian – 0% White – 1% Other – 2%

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