Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School

Boys Latin Charter
Accredidations and Awards:
Charter renewal granted in 2017; middle school expansion granted in 2012
AP Courses:
Art History, Calculus, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, Physics
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Neuroscience; Philosophy; Sports Statistics; Identity in Film; Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Studio Art; Advanced Art; Ceramics; Psychology; Senior Internships; Presentation Skills; Computer Programming; Ancient Military History; Economics, Genetics, Ecology, SAT Prep, Social Justice, Race and Ethnicity
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Forums for student leadership and expression; weekly student summits to celebrate school’s core valuesof compassion, curiosity, courage, integrity, and perseverance; restorative discipline practices; school safety corridors and monitors
Parent Involvement:
Extended Family Network Parent Group (monthly); fundraising activities; teacher appreciation celebrations and student events; board member liaisons; after school club advisers; safety corridor monitors; panel members during student forums
Arts Activities and Classes:
Visual arts instruction; digital art; ceramics; poetry; literature; film; theatre
Activities and Special Programs:
Student government; National Honor Society; beekeeper club; mock trial team; robotics; Entrepreneurship Club; Bridges to Wealth Finance; Certamen (Latin competition); theater (also part of the curriculum); creative writing; mural arts; film; running; community garden; culinary club; community service club; summer search; North Carolina Outward Bound
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track & Field, Wrestling
Septa Routes:
21, 42, 46, 52, G; 34 trolley
Contact Information
5501 Cedar Ave., 19143
Noah Tennant, CEO
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Charter
2014-2015 Enrollment: 815
Grades Served: 6-12
Admission Reqs: Open admission, must live in Philadelphia
ELLS: 0%
Special Education: 15%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 65%
Waiting List? Yes
Racial Demographics:African American – 98% Latino – 1% Asian – 0% White – 0% Other – 1%

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