Community Academy of Philadelphia

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  • “We are located in our state-of-the-art, 120,000 sq. ft. facility on a 6.5-acre campus, located at 1100 E. Erie Ave (between œJ  and œK  streets). With an enrollment of 1200+ students in grades K-12, CAPCS provides students with the educational tools and experience that will allow them to achieve success long after graduation. Community Academy of Philadelphia Charter School is accredited nursery school through 12th grade by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (CESS).

    Our mission is to effectively serve urban youth in search of a positive school experience in a supportive environment. We are dedicated to offering a quality education while also responding to the non-academic student issues that can have a significant impact on academic and overall emotional/social functioning.”

  • ORGANIZATION/PROGRAM

    Organization Name: Community Academy of Philadelphia
    Organization Street Address: 1100 E. Erie Ave
    Organization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19124
    Organization Phone Number: 215-533-6700
    Short Description of Organization:

    "We are located in our state-of-the-art, 120,000 sq. ft. facility on a 6.5-acre campus, located at 1100 E. Erie Ave (between œJ  and œK  streets). With an enrollment of 1200+ students in grades K-12, CAPCS provides students with the educational tools and experience that will allow them to achieve success long after graduation. Community Academy of Philadelphia Charter School is accredited nursery school through 12th grade by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (CESS).

    Our mission is to effectively serve urban youth in search of a positive school experience in a supportive environment. We are dedicated to offering a quality education while also responding to the non-academic student issues that can have a significant impact on academic and overall emotional/social functioning."

    Program Street Address: 1100 E Erie Ave
    Philadelphia
    Pennsylvania
    19134
    Program Phone Number: 215-533-6700
    Which one best describes your organization?: Non-Profit
    Which one best describes your program?: Site-based - stationary (students come to a site)
    Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: No
    Accepting Mentors: Accepting Mentors

    CONTENT

    Is STEM the "core" of your program?: No
    Which type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Biochemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Earth and or Space Science
    • Engineering
    • Environment Science
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Robotics
    Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
    • Academic Enrichment and Homework Help
    • Arts and Media
    • Civic Engagement and Service-Learning
    • Drop-Out Prevention and College Preparation
    • Literacy
    • Project-Based Learning
    • Sports and Recreation
    • Workforce Development
    • No other activities
    Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes

    LOCATION AND SHARING

    Where is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply): Near Northeast Philadelphia
    When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Summer
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Spring
    • During school
    • Before school
    • After school
    • Evening
    • Weekend

    PARTICIPANTS

    How many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: 501-1000 individuals
    How many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 5 and 10 hours per week
    Which ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • 7th - 8th grade
    • 9th -12th grade
    Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Girls
    • Boys
    Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
    • African-American
    • Latino
    • Caucasian
    • Asian
    • Middle Eastern
    • Multi-Ethnic
    What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: 76-100%
    Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals and groups
    Can your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Yes (please explain)
    If you chose "yes" for the question above, please explain how you are able to accommodate youth with special needs.:

    Cooperating with the school's Spec. Ed. and Emotional Support Teams, we are able to design specially created STEM based programs for individuals and groups.

    FEE/FEE STRUCTURE

    Do participants need to pay for your STEM program?: No
    Is transportation to and from your program provided?: Other

    ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

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