Multi-Cultural Academy Charter School

Accredidations and Awards:
Recognized as a Title I Distinguished School by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for two consecutive years, placing the school’s performance in the top 5% of all Title I schools statewide
AP Courses:
English Literature & Composition
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Film Studies, Physics
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
The school is built on a foundation of integrity, dignity, trust, and intellectual honesty, which represents the highestpossible expression of shared values. Bullying and/or violence are not tolerated. The school has trained school police onsite at all times
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, School Advisory Council, afterschool volunteers, Parent University, Parent Resource Center, parent committees, Title I committee
Arts Activities and Classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; instrumental music classes; other instrumental ensemble; theater instruction; school plays; school musicals; theater group; visual arts instruction; dance instruction; dance; literature; film
Activities and Special Programs:
Chess club; science club; yearbook committee; student council; Gay-Straight Alliance
Boys Sports:
Co-ed Soccer, Running club Basketball Club
Septa Routes:
16, 23, 53, 56, H, XH, Broad Street subway
Contact Information
3821 N. Broad St., 19140
James Higgins, CEO/Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Charter
2014-2015 Enrollment: 281
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Application, attend information meeting
ELLS: 2%
Special Education: 14%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 66%
Waiting List? Yes
Racial Demographics:African American – 93% Latino – 5% Asian – 1% White – 1% Other – 1%

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