Citywide Admission

Constitution High School

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Accredidations and Awards:
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Flagship School since 2007
AP Courses:
English Literature & Composition, Government & Politics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, U.S. History, Biology, Environmental Science, Calculus
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Constitutional Law, Creative Writing, Economics, Film Studies, Peer Connections, Philadelphia History, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Teen Court, Philadelphia Museums
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
One school police officer; easy access to a nearby Center City police precinct
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association; classroom volunteers; after school volunteers; Parent Support Group meets monthly about fundraising projects; chaperones for field trips
Arts Activities and Classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; theater instruction; theater group; visual arts instruction; poetry; literature; film
Activities and Special Programs:
Chess club; National Honor Society; chorus; debate; yearbook; video club; drama club; yoga/wellness; weight room; science fair, art club; National History Day; Civil War project; spirit club; multicultural club; tutoring club; Gay-Straight Alliance; student government; mock trial; newspaper; peer mediation; fundraising; Keystone/SAT/AP test prep; technology club; DJ club; Spanish club; dance club; Poetry Slam
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Soccer, Track & Field, Volleyball, Softball, Bowling, Cross Country, Wrestling
Septa Routes:
9, 12, 17, 21, 23, 33, 38, 42, 44, 47, 48, 57, 61, 62, 78, Market-Frankford El
Contact Information
18 S. 7th St., 19106
Brianna Robb, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Citywide Admission
2014-2015 Enrollment: 393
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: As, Bs, or Cs; no more than 10 total absences and latenesses; no negative disciplinary reports on the most recent final report card; written sample required
ELLS: 6%
Special Education: 11%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 65%
Waiting List? Yes, 50
Racial Demographics:African American – 69% Latino – 16% Asian – 6% White – 6% Other – 3%

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