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Maritime Academy Charter: Elementary & Middle School Campus

PHONE: (215) 535-4555 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 552

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  • Principal

    Mr. Peter Saunders

  • Phone Number

    (215) 535-4555

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (26, 56, 73, 84), RR (Bridesburg)

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Maritime Academy Charter Middle School provides students in grades 2-8 a rigorous academic program with the special theme of maritime studies. MACHS students work with the latest technology to learn maritime content such as nautical science and maritime business, while achieving to high standards in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and the Arts.

Points Of Pride

Well-integrated school. Positive working relationship with community and parents. Active collaboration with the maritime associations and Philadelphia businesses. Student leadership programs. New state-of-the-art building dedicated to maritime technology, engineering and boat-building. Internships in maritime industries and business. Advisory board of maritime professionals who advise and expose students to the maritime field.

Admissions Policy

Students who are serious about learning and have a deep interest in math, science, and technology are invited to apply. There is a formal application process for students to be admitted in the fall of each year. Upon acceptance, an information session will be scheduled to review school policies and procedures.--Application process: 1) Submit the New Student Enrollment Application (typically due in February). We will not accept duplicate applications. If multiple applications are submitted, only the first application will be considered. 2) If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held. Incomplete applications will not be processed or entered into the lottery. 3) An acceptance letter will be sent out within a week of the lottery if your child is accepted and your documentation will be required to be submitted.

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