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Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School

PHONE: (215) 288-2001 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: K-12 ENROLLMENT: 640

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Dr. Mama Ayesha Imani

  • Phone Number

    (215) 288-2001

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    MFL (Huntingdon)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

  • Tuition

  • Uniform


  • Extended Day


Sankofa Freedom Academy is a college-preparatory community-based K-12 freedom school that strives to increase literacy and numeracy levels throughout the community and promote respect for scholarship; servant leadership; conflict resolution; and personal, social and environmental responsibility.--SFA engenders in its students, staff and community a love for learning, respect for scholarship, pride in heritage and a commitment to personal and societal transformation.

Points Of Pride

1. 100 percent college acceptance class of 2013, 97 percent college acceptance class of 2014-2. 80 percent of class of 2013 successfully completed their freshman year in college.-3. International service projects in Ecuador, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, the Gambia and Ethiopia-4. 6-week social action internships for seniors

Admissions Policy

Any interested parent or student may apply; a lottery will be held if more applications are received than available spaces.

Accreditations and Honors

Carver Science honorable mention 2013-Carver Science Fair winners, 2012, 2011,2010-Regional Black History Bowl 2012-City Wide Reading Olympics 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014-Constitution Debate Champions 2013-City Wide Debate Finals, 2012, 2013

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions