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Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School

PHONE: (215) 878-1544 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: 5-8 ENROLLMENT: 425

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. Lawrence Jones

  • Phone Number

    (215) 878-1544

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Grays Ferry

  • SEPTA Routes

    Trolley (36)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

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  • Extended Day

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The mission of the RAPCS is to create a safe and healthy learning environment for middle school youth to develop into responsible participants in their education and our diverse society. We will provide rigorous instruction to prepare children for higher learning, the workplace, and life. RAPCS will engage our students to think globally and act locally!

Points Of Pride

Made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for five consecutive years. -Close-knit family environment. -Proudly serves all children. -Honored by Philadelphia City Council for our Youth Court Program.-Boat Building Partnership with Bartram's Garden-Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution Programming

Admissions Policy

Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School follows current Pennsylvania charter school law and applicable federal guidelines for admission to the school. Applications are completed online (https://applyphillycharter.org/), with the school providing computer access and assistance to any families requiring support in the online application. If there are more applications than available seats, a public lottery will be held.

Accreditations and Honors

Numerous academic awards (Reading Olympics, Environmental Studies recognition); Numerous athletic awards (championship boys basketball, championship girls softball)

Hours of Operation

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