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Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School

PHONE: (215) 291-4436 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: K-12 ENROLLMENT: 1316

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Jana Somma

  • Phone Number

    (215) 291-4436

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Frankford

  • SEPTA Routes

    MFL (Erie-Torresdale), Bus (3, 5, 56)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

    2022-01-24

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

    Yes

  • Extended Day

  • Graduation Rate

    94

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Mission

All students draw on their passion, motivation and life experience to become independent, adaptive problem solvers, powerful thinkers, effective communicators and meaningful contributors to the larger community. Our school community is committed to leveraging every resource to ensure that all students are prepared for college and career success.

Points Of Pride

  • In the fall of 2013, Mariana Bracetti opened a newly renovated facility. The site is replete with state-of-the-art renovations from top to bottom. The campus has a playing field as well as ample space for future growth.
  • Our 2019 graduating class earned more than $9 million in college scholarship money.
  • The high school was recognized in 2017 and 2018 as a top high school in the country by U.S. News & World Report
  • MBACS has been recognized by the School District of Philadelphia as a Peer Leader for 3 consecutive years.
  • MBACS was approved for expansion in the 2018-2019 school year.

Admissions Policy

Open to all students who live in Philadelphia. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held. The school’s enrollment policy gives priority to the following groups in this order: Sibling attending; Parent is staff member, Lives in Philadelphia, Out-of-district PA resident

Accreditations and Honors

  • The high school was recognized in 2017 and 2018 as a top high school in the country by U.S. News & World Report
  • MBACS has been recognized by the School District of Philadelphia as a Peer Leader for 3 consecutive years

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

All visitors must enter the building via Torresdale Avenue.