New Foundations Charter School: High School Campus
MissionThe mission of NFCS is to provide students with the academic, social and emotional foundations and skills necessary to become high-achieving, socially competent stewards of their communities. The founders of NFCS will ensure a commitment to lifelong learning and achievement for all our students by creating an atmosphere of caring that pervades every aspect of school life and promotes attachment to and responsibility for all members of our school community.
Points Of Pride
Strong academics. Focus on college and career development. Nationally recognized service learning program. Caring School Community model. National Honor Society. Full athletics program. Community garden. Superior climate and culture. High quality after school and summer programs. High college acceptance and scholarship rates.
Admissions PolicyOpen 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: Parent is staff member or board member, Sibling attending, Lives in 19111, 19114, 19135, 19136, 19149, or 19152, Lives in Philadelphia, Out-of-district PA resident
Accreditations and Honors
Over the years, NFCS has received a variety of awards and designations based on community- and school-based projects. Some of these includes K-12 Project Lead the Way School, Lowe's Toolbox for Education, 21st Century Community Learning Center, Pro-Wellness capacity building initiatives, and Service Learning School of Success.
Hours of Operation