Promise Academy at Martin Luther King High School

Mission Statement:
We are committed to providing challenging and engaging learning experiences for students. We are also committed to our stakeholders and a belief that fosters collaboration, providing rigor and relevance in academics. We continue our efforts to echo one voice and one vision in our core beliefs consistently. As a collective body, we support initiatives, empower children to succeed, and participate in the process of change.
AP Courses:
Calculus AB, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Government & Politics, Psychology, U.S. History
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
4 conflict-resolution specialists; use of restorative practices; new climate manager
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, School Advisory Council, volunteers with concerts and events, coffee with principal
Arts Activities and Classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; choir; instrumental music classes; jazz; orchestra, visual arts instruction; ceramics; dance instruction; drum line; school plays; poetry; literature; film/video instruction
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Indoor Track & Field, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, Badminton*
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Indoor Track & Field, Soccer, Tennis, Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball, Badminton*, Dance*
Septa Routes:
18, K, L XH
Contact Information
6100 Stenton Ave., 19138
Keisha Wilkins, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Neighborhood
Enrollment: 810
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Serves students from catchment area; others may apply with admission based on space availability and lottery
ELLS: 1%
Special Education: 32%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics:African American – 96% Latino – 2% Asian – 0% White – 1% Other – 2%

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