Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School
Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School (SLACS) will develop leaders by empowering scholars to change the factors that define their reality. Students will develop the leadership skills necessary to drive complete community rejuvenation in Southwest Philadelphia. In developing these skills, students will cultivate an array of leadership components that they can apply to community change on a global scale.
Points Of Pride
Providing a unique educational program that offers rigorous and research-based academic instruction. Implementing a Leadership Curriculum, unique to SLACS, that will develop leadership skills essential to enacting change. Adopting a single-gender education model and implementing effective research-based practices and strategies that align with this model. SLACS teachers are highly qualified and held to the highest instructional standard, as set by the Instructional Leader.
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: Sibling attending, Lives in the Catharine, Morton, or Patterson Catchments, Lives in Philadelphia
Accreditations and Honors
Hours of Operation
|Mon||6:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Tues||6:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Wed||6:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Thur||6:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Fri||6:30 AM - 6:00 PM|