Mastery Charter School Thomas Campus

Mission Statement:
Students learn the academic, personal, and interpersonal skills to succeed in higher education, compete in the global economy, and pursue their dreams.
AP Courses:
Calculus AB, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, U.S. History, World History
Other Special Academic Offerings:
String Orchestra, Creative Writing, Psychology, Feminism, Fitness, Film, Engineering & Design, Sociology
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Assistant principal of school culture; deans; school social worker; outpatient therapist; student government committees on school culture and school excellence; proactive response to student issues, including student mediation and class circles; consistent parent communication; staff approach to relationship-building
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, Parent Teacher Association, Parent Engagement Board, volunteering at back-to-school events
Arts Activities and Classes:
Instrumental music classes; drumline; orchestra; visual arts instruction; choir; literature
Activities and Special Programs:
Green club; yearbook; technology; Queer-Straight Alliance; debate; student council; Mastery Gentlemen of Distinction; DIVAS; National Honor Society, book club; string orchestra
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, Volleyball
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Volleyball
Septa Routes:
7, 23, 33, 45, 47, 47M, 68, G
Contact Information
927 Johnston St., 19148
Stuart Warshawer, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Charter
Enrollment: 1,300
Grades Served: K-12
Admission Reqs: Lottery; preference given to current students at Mastery Charter Thomas Elementary and students living in the South Philadelphia neighborhood
ELLS: 8%
Special Education: 21%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 58%
Waiting List? Yes, 800
Racial Demographics:African American – 43% Latino – 11% Asian – 22% White – 17% Other – 7%

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