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West Oak Lane Charter School

PHONE: (215) 927-7995 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 996

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Charletta Zeigler

  • Phone Number

    (215) 927-7995

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    West Oak Lane

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (L, XH)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Extended Day

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The mission of West Oak Lane Charter School is to empower children to become life-long learners in areas of science, technology, and the humanities by exposing them to innovative ways of teaching and learning while preparing them for the challenges of the 21st century in a safe, structured, and nurturing environment.

Points Of Pride

  1. WOLCS provides a superior education for students in grades K-8, and is recognized as an employer of choice among public school teachers and paraprofessionals in Philadelphia.
  2. Students attending WOLCS feel safe, supported, and challenged. They graduate thoroughly prepared to excel in the high school of their choosing.
  3. Parents and guardians feel empowered and motivated to assist their children to excel at WOLCS.

Admissions Policy

Open 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; Children of alumni; Sibling offered seat, Lives in Philadelphia

Accreditations and Honors

2014 Reading Olympics Blue Ribbons; PA Department of Education Achievement Recognition for Adequate Yearly Progress; 2004-05 through 2011-12; 2012 Reading Olympics Blue Ribbons; 2012 Penn Relay Gold Medal-4X100 Race; Commonwealth of PA Governor's Office Proclamation Department of Agriculture Partnership Award, 2009

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