Francis D. Pastorius – Mastery Charter School opened in August 2013. The school serves 550 students from kindergarten to eighth grade. It is located in the Germantown area of Philadelphia.
The School Advisory Committee selected Mastery Charter to restart the school in May 2013. This was part of the School District of Philadelphia’s Renaissance Program. Almost everything changed as a part of the initiative:
The classrooms are centered on student achievement. Scores increased as a result of rigorous curriculum, progress monitoring, and high expectations. Academic data is below:
The community is defined by five core statements. They are recited at the beginning of each day. They are as follows:
Francis D. Pastorius – Mastery Charter School believes that all children should pursue their dreams. Students can succeed in higher education and the global economy with strong motivation and hard work.