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Boys' Latin of Philadelphia Charter School: High School Campus

PHONE: (215) 387-5149 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT:

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. Eros Uthman-Olukokun

  • Phone Number

    (215) 387-5149

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Cobbs Creek

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (52, G)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

    2023-01-23

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

    Yes

  • Extended Day

Mission

We prepare boys for success in college and beyond, using, as our foundation, a classical Latin education, the positive influence of brotherhood, and rich relationships. We are a community that values and cultivates critical thinking, personal responsibility, emotional intelligence, and character development.

Points Of Pride

  1. We send more African American males to college than any other school in Pennsylvania
  2. 76% College Persistence Rate
  3. 76% College Enrollment Rate
  4. 86% College Acceptance Rate
  5. Boys' Latin graduates earn admission to and degrees from top 100 colleges and universities including Bates, Howard, Penn, Penn State, Swarthmore, and Wesleyan
  6. Only all-boys public school in Pennsylvania
  7. 1:1 laptop program
  8. Latin required in grades 7-12
  9. 12:1 student/teacher ratio
  10. "Best of Philly" acclaimed after school program with 40+ sports teams, clubs, and organizations
  11. Only public school Crew program in Philadelphia
  12. #1 public school Bowling and Lacrosse programs in Philadelphia
  13. Recognized by the Wall Street Journal for exceptional performance on the National Latin Exam

Admissions Policy

Admission is open to all boys who live in Philadelphia and who are rising to either 6th or 9th grade. It is important for parents and applicants to know about our rigorous curriculum, which is exclusively college preparatory with a Latin language requirement, and our extended school day. Selection of students for admission is done by randomized public lottery.

Accreditations and Honors

  • Charter Renewal 2022
  • Charter Renewal 2017
  • Middle school expansion granted in 2012

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions