Kensington Health Sciences Academy

Mission Statement:
To prepare every student academically and holistically to be responsible, caring community members, ready for college or career upon graduation.
Accredidations and Awards:
Mayor’s Office of Education Community School Designation; state-approved CTE programs (Health-Related Technologies and Dental Assisting); acclaimed soccer programming
AP Courses:
English Literature & Composition, Government & Politics, Studio Art
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Partnerships with the University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Student Achievement, 12Plus, and City Year
Parent Involvement:
School Advisory Council, Mayor’s Office of Education Community School Committee
Arts Activities and Classes:
Poetry club; martial arts club; Coding with Kids; Congreso activities
Activities and Special Programs:
Poetry Club, Martial Arts Club, Yoga Club, QSA, VETRI Cooking Club (My Daughter's Kitchen), Italian Travel Club, Broadcasting Club, Congreso After-School Programming (Dance, Art, Photo ELL), City Year After-School Programming (Homework Club, Robotics Club, Movie Club, Healthy Living Club)
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer
Septa Routes:
5, 39, Market-Frankford El
Contact Information
2463 Emerald St., 19125
Nimet Eren, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Neighborhood
Enrollment: 468
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Serves students from Kensington Multiplex catchment area; others may apply, with admission based on space availability
ELLS: 21%
Special Education: 25%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 89%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics:African American – 27% Latino – 60% Asian – 2% White – 7% Other – 4%

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