Young Scholars Charter School
PHONE: (215) 232-9727 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: 6-8 ENROLLMENT: 285
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MissionThe mission of Young Scholars is to provide a personalized middle school education that challenges, engages and prepares all students to passionately pursue their dreams and lead a life of active citizenship.
Points Of Pride
Young Scholars (YSCS) has been ranked as the city's #1 Charter Middle School for over 5 years and achieved the status of the #1 Middle School in the Philadelphia in 2015 according to the School Progress Report. YSCS was recognized as the Philadelphia highest performing high-poverty charter school in Pennsylvania in 2015 according to the PA School Performance Profile, and continues to be recognized as a top-tier Middle School.
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; Sibling offered seat, Lives in Philadelphia
Accreditations and Honors
- Young Scholars is a member of the Schools That Can Network.
- Young Scholars is a Pennsylvania Title 1 Reward School
- Designated as Peer Leader among Middle Schools in 2017
- Citywide Cheerleading Champions in 2018
Hours of Operation
|Mon||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Tues||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Wed||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Thur||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Fri||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|