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Truebright Science Academy Charter School

Mission Statement:
To offer an educational model with a focus on science and technology that will equip students with the core knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in college and the competitive global world.
Accredidations and Awards:
Made AYP in 2009, 2010, 2012; high college acceptance rate, 2013-14; students placed among the top 5 in the Regional Science Olympiads in 2010-2013
Points of Pride:
Caring school community; small class size; Saturday Academy program; over $2 million in scholarships for class of 2014 (48 seniors); over $1.5 million in scholarships for class of 2013 (48 seniors); over $1.2 million in scholarships for class of 2012 (49 seniors)
AP Courses:
Biology, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition
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; drum line; other instrumental ensemble; visual arts instruction; dance instruction; choir; film
Activities and Special Programs:
Science fair; MathCounts; SAT/ACT clubs; college mentorship program; student council/government; National Honor Society; speech and debate club; newspaper club; yearbook club; drama club; movie club; chess club; music appreciation; recycling club; robotics
Boys Sports:
Basketball, Wrestling, Soccer*
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer*
Septa Routes:
1, 57, J, R
Contact Information
407 E. Roosevelt Blvd., 19120
Bekir Duz, CEO
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School: Charter
2014-2015 Enrollment:
Grades Served: 7-12
Admission Reqs: Application, lottery
ELLS: 0%
Special Education: 11%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 55%
Waiting List? Yes, 515
Racial Demographics: African American – 90% Latino – 10% Asian – 0% White – <1% Other – 0%

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