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Kensington High School for Creative and Performing Arts

Mission Statement:
To provide students with a rigorous academic program and comprehensive educational experiences in a safe, supportive learning environment, which will prepare students for post-secondary studies, careers, and opportunities in expressive arts.
Accredidations and Awards:
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEEDS) Platinum High School, 2011
Points of Pride:
Participated in the Philadelphia Post-Secondary Program, which supports a college- and career-going environment; rigorous film and cinematography program (a certified CTE program); full-time college access coordinator
AP Courses:
Calculus AB, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science
Foreign Languages:
Spanish
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, participate in shows and sports
Arts Activities and Classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; choir; drum line; instrumental music classes; theater instruction; school plays; visual arts instruction; dance instruction; film/video instruction
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Badminton*
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Badminton*
Septa Routes:
3, 5, 25, 39, 57, 89, Market-Frankford El
Contact Information
1901 N. Front St., 19122
Lisette Agosto-Cintron, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School: Neighborhood
2014-2015 Enrollment: 503
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Serves students from Kensington Multiplex catchment area; others may apply, with admission based on space availability and lottery
ELLS: 16%
Special Education: 20%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 100%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics: African American – 28% Latino – 61% Asian – 2% White – 9% Other – <1%

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