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Universal Bluford Charter School

PHONE: (215) 581-5502 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Neighborhood GRADES: K-6 ENROLLMENT: 488

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Crystal Gary-Nelson

  • Phone Number

    (215) 581-5502

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (46, G), Trolley (10)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Tuition

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  • Extended Day

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Universal Bluford Charter School (UBCS) is a community enriched educational institution serving West Philadelphia students in grades K through 6th. One of Universal Bluford Charter School's central goals is enriching the community through the provision of resources and valuable community partnerships.

Points Of Pride

All Universal Bluford Charter School students will be provided with daily academic rigor, community-enriched resources and extra-curricular opportunities designed to nurture their development into well-balanced adolescents who are empowered with positive self-images. We have partnerships with Police Athletic League (PAL), Families and Schools Together (FAST), St. Mary's Episcopal Church and Wordsworth's School Therapeutic Service (STS).

Admissions Policy

Open to all students who live in the school attendance zone or catchment area. If space permits, the school may also enroll students who live outside of the attendance zone. Enrollment priority is given to the following groups in this order: Sibling attending, Lives in catchment

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