Special Admission

Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School

Mission Statement:
Masterman is a multicultural, welcoming community of learners that engages academically talented students in advanced intellectual study.
Accredidations and Awards:
Blue Ribbon, Middle States Accreditation
AP Courses:
English, History, Calculus, Chemistry, Biology, Music, Language
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Enrichment program, dual enrollment for Discrete Math
Activities and Special Programs:
debate; robotics; chess; odyssey of the mind; garden club; scrabble; multicultural club; WHYY; math counts; Voices newspaper, yearbook, orchestra, choir, student government, reading olympics
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball
Septa Routes:
2, 4, 16, 23, 33, 43, Broad Street subway
Contact Information
1699 Spring Garden St., 19130
Jessica Brown, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Special Admission
Enrollment: 1201
Grades Served: 5-12
Admission Reqs: Minimum of A’s and B’s in all subjects; 88th percentile or higher on the PSSA in reading and math; one year of French or Spanish, and Algebra prior to 9th grade; B or higher in behavior/citizenship (or equivalent in a different grading system); excellent attendance and punctuality. Unique qualifications of a candidate may be considered to ensure a community whose members have diverse backgrounds and life experiences and that enhance equity and school diversity.
ELLS: <1`%
Special Education: 2%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 31%
Waiting List? Yes
Racial Demographics:African American – 16% Latino – 5% Asian – 29% White – 39% Other – 11%

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