People for People Charter School

Mission Statement:
The underlying purpose of The People for People Charter School is to equip students with a challenging educational program in which the fundamentals of entrepreneurship are the primary focus. Economic, community and career education are integrated into all subject areas and throughout all grades. Students acquire necessary knowledge, skills and interests through a highly experiential program that prepares them to take responsibility for their own lives and to participate actively in their communities.
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Honors and elective courses; online platform through Google Apps for Education that allows students and teachers to communicate regularly by posting assignments and reviewing grades
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Highly-trained and experienced security staff on-site. Monitored video surveillance on every floor and in every space in the school. A team of highly-skilled behavior support staff.
Parent Involvement:
Parent nights, online platform for posting school and student updates, regular communication between home and school
Arts Activities and Classes:
Ceramics, music enrichment, and mural arts
Activities and Special Programs:
Entrepreneurship, yearbook, debate, student council, technology
Boys Sports:
Basketball, Track
Girls Sports:
Cheerleading, Track
Septa Routes:
2, 4, 16, 23, 43, 61; 15 trolley, Broad Street subway
Contact Information
800 N. Broad St., 19130
Corey Dwyer, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Charter
Enrollment: 575
Grades Served: K-12
Admission Reqs: Application, lottery
ELLS: 0%
Special Education: 25%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 75%
Waiting List? Yes, about 300
Racial Demographics:African American – 96% Latino – 2% Asian – 0% White – 0% Other – 2%

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