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Laboratory Charter School of Communication and Languages: Elementary School Building

PHONE: (267) 817-4720 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Citywide GRADES: K-5 ENROLLMENT:

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  • Principal

    Mrs. Georgina Harris-Sharper

  • Phone Number

    (267) 817-4720

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (5, 57)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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The mission of the Laboratory Charter School of Communication and Languages is to provide a program that will prepare students to communicate effectively in more than one language and to see the world from three perspectives: global, international and national. The school will promote excellence in oral and written communication, mastery of more than one language, proficiency in computer issues, appreciation of cultural diversity, concern for international and global issues, and commitment to lifelong learning. It will be characterized by excellence in teaching; instructional methods that connect learning to the real world and practical applications; and close cooperation among communities, parents and teachers.

Points Of Pride

1. Top-ranked school in terms of PSSAs- a. 2013 PSSA Results: 94.2% of students Proficient and - Advanced in math; 90.4% Proficient and Advanced in - reading; 89.6% Proficient and Advanced in science; - 81.3% Proficient and Advanced in writing.-2. Blue Ribbon school with Middle States accreditation.-3. Focus on health and wellness.-4. Students receive 30 minutes of French instruction and 30 minutes of Spanish instruction daily.

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; Parent is staff member, Lives in Philadelphia, Out-of-district PA resident

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