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This school closed on September 1, 2022

Universal Daroff Charter School

PHONE: (215) 471-2905 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 626

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. James Ruffin-Jr

  • Phone Number

    (215) 471-2905

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (30, G)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

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  • Extended Day

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To provide an exemplary program for grades K-8. We take a holistic approach that focuses on academics, self-sufficiency, civic responsibility physical well being, and community linkages where the values of self, family, and community will be incorporated in all aspects of the educational process. Universal's mission: to prepare children to be future leaders and build the foundation for superb student academic achievement while supporting students and families in becoming life long learners.

Points Of Pride

Personal responsibility rules at Daroff. We are an oasis in the desert. We take pride in our students' efforts. Parents are our partners.

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

Accreditations and Honors

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Tues7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Thur7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

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