World Communications Charter School

Mission Statement:
Our mission is to create students who question their environment, learn from their experiences and change the world with their ideas.
Points of Pride:
National Honor Society; Network for Teaching Entrepreneurs; DECA; partnership with Suzanne Roberts Theatre; 93% college acceptance rate; dance team was 2-time winner in Jam Fest Live Statewide Competition, 2014-2016; Boys' Basketball Division Champs, 2015-16; art show/exhibit at the Art Sanctuary
AP Courses:
English Literature & Composition, Physics B, Statistics, U.S. History
Foreign Languages:
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Schoolwide safety and behavior support plans students and staff
Parent Involvement:
School Advisory Council, trip chaperones
Activities and Special Programs:
Student council; afterschool tutoring; knitting club; Gals Inc. partner; male mentoring; Philly Realty partner; Breakthrough Philadelphia partner; chess clubs; school newspaper; yearbook
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track & Field, Track & Field
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Indoor Track & Field, Track & Field
Septa Routes:
2, 4, 17, 23, 27, 32, 40, Broad Street subway
Contact Information
512 S. Broad St., 19146
Alexis Greaves, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School: Charter
2014-2015 Enrollment: 545
Grades Served: 6-12
Admission Reqs: Application, lottery
ELLS: 2%
Special Education: 14%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 88%
Waiting List? Yes, 550
Racial Demographics: African American – 96%     Latino – 2% Asian – <1%     White – 1%     Other – 2%

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