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Mastery Charter School: Hardy Williams High School

PHONE: (267) 499-2100 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: 7-12 ENROLLMENT: 645

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. Justin Meltzer

  • Phone Number

    (267) 499-2100

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (52), Trolley (13)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform


  • Extended Day

  • Graduation Rate



Mastery Schools empowers students with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue their dreams and succeed after graduation.

Points Of Pride

  • Outstanding academics
  • Safe & secure school environment
  • Loving & supportive principals, teachers, & staff
  • Specialized programming to meet the individualized needs of each student
  • STEM Honors Program
  • Internships provide students with valuable work experience
  • Dual enrollment & AP classes enable students to earn college credit
  • Extracurricular programs & sports teams
  • All students graduate with a plan for postsecondary success (4- or 2-year college, workforce, military, or trade school)
  • Free breakfast & lunch for every student
  • Access to laptops for instructional purposes

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, Mastery Harrity 8th graders applying to 9th grade, Lives in Philadelphia, Sibling attending (out-of-district), Out-of-district PA resident.

Accreditations and Honors

  • Recognized by the School District of Philadelphia for 3 consecutive years of academic growth! (SPR 2018-19)
  • In Spring 2013, Hardy Williams Academy Mastery Charter School (HWAMCS) was recognized as a Top 10 school in Pennsylvania by PennCan, a statewide non-profit educational organization.

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Tues7:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Wed7:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Thur7:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Fri7:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

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