Citywide Admission

Building 21

AP Courses:
Computer Science Essentials, Physics
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Partnerships with Temple University; LaSalle University; Education Plus Health; Community College of Philadelphia.
Parent Involvement:
School Advisory Council
Arts Activities and Classes:
Foundational Years Offerings: Foundations I, Foundations II, Changemakers, Pathway Challenge Week; Design Years Offerings: Select from Pathway options: STEM, Law and Human Services, Art Design and Communication, Junior Seminar, Senior Seminar.
Activities and Special Programs:
Afterschool programs though education and health
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer Track and Field
Girls Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field
Septa Routes:
6, 8, 16, 18, 22, 26, 55, 80, and the L (Broad Street Lines)
Contact Information
6501 Limekiln Pike, 19138
Ayris Colvin, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Citywide Admission
2014-2015 Enrollment: 380
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Citywide, non-criteria admissions requirements, with a 60% neighborhood preference. Other 40% of students travel from all over the city.
ELLS: 8%
Special Education: 20%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 82%
Waiting List? Yes, 700+
Racial Demographics:African American – 64% Latino – 31% Asian – 1% White –2% Other – 3%

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