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Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School

Mission Statement:
Masterman is a multicultural, welcoming community of learners that engages academically talented students in advanced intellectual study.
Accredidations and Awards:
Blue Ribbon, Middle States
AP Courses:
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Music Theory, Language,
Foreign Languages:
French, Spanish
Activities and Special Programs:
Debate; robotics; chess; OM; garden club; Scrabble; multicultural club; WHYY; Mathcounts; Voices newspaper
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cross Country, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball
Septa Routes:
2, 4, 16, 23, 33, 43, Broad Street subway
Contact Information
1699 Spring Garden St., 19130
Jessica Brown, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School: Special Admission
2014-2015 Enrollment: 1,191
Grades Served: 5-12
Admission Reqs: As and Bs in major subjects on most recent final report card; 88th percentile or higher on the PSSA in reading and math; one year of French or Spanish, and Algebra prior to 9th grade; B or higher in citizenship (or equivalent in a different grading system); excellent attendance and punctuality
ELLS: <1`%
Special Education: 2%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 33%
Waiting List? Yes
Racial Demographics: African American – 17% Latino – 5% Asian – 28% White – 39% Other – 10%

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