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Maritime Academy Charter: High School Campus

PHONE: (215) 427-3090 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 267

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  • Principal

    Matthew Wilson

  • Phone Number

    (215) 427-3090

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (15, 25, 39, 43, 89)

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Our mission is to provide students a rigorous academic program with a maritime studies theme. 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. These topics serve as the core of student learning with additional classes in maritime areas. Coursework is interdisciplinary, with classroom and individual learning.

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 to advise/expose students to the maritime field.

Admissions Policy

Must submit an application. After a lottery and a placement is secured, a report card/transcript, immunization records and heath information must be submitted.

Accreditations and Honors

Award-winning art program, including competitions with the Philadelphia Water Works; # 4 in the nation for SeaPerch Underwater Robotic Competition; honored by the Seaman's Church Institute for exceptional maritime studies; 21st Century Community Learning Center grant which provides before/after school academic/camp programs for all grades

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