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MaST Community Charter School

PHONE: (267) 348-1100 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: K-12 ENROLLMENT: 1487

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. John Swoyer

  • Phone Number

    (267) 348-1100

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Somerton

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (14, 20, 67)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

    2023-01-23

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

    Yes

  • Extended Day

    Before Care;After Care

Mission

MaST creates innovative pathways for students pursuing knowledge focused on mathematics, science and technology. MaST is a STREAM (STEM plus Arts and Robotics) model. We challenge our students to use their minds well; set high world-class standards for student achievement; bring teachers, students, families and community together to better educate everyone; and create a pathway for student learning and development.

Points Of Pride

  • 2017 National Blue Ribbon School
  • 2015 and 2016 Title I Distinguished School for High Achievement
  • P21 STEM School
  • 6 AP course offerings
  • Dual enrollment offerings with college partners
  • One-to-one device program
  • Futuristic library media center

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: Student of staff member, Sibling attending, Lives in Philadelphia.

Accreditations and Honors

  • 2017 National Blue Ribbon School
  • 2015-2016 #27th Best High School in PA
  • U.S. News and World Report -2015-2016- Top Charter School PA
  • Niche.com-2013-2014- Governor's Award for Excellence in Academics
  • Scored a 90 in SPP rating-2014
  • Daily News - Recognition article
  • "Philly's coolest school is high-tech heaven"-2013
  • "Head of The Class"
  •  NE Times -2012 Top 30 schools in PA by US News and World Report 2012 Top Charter School in Philadelphia by Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2011 Top Ten Schools in Philadelphia by Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2007 National Charter School of the Year by the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Education Reform; 2009 PennFuture Award as a Green Building Leader

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tues7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thur7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

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