Wissahickon Charter School

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Wissahickon Charter School has two K-8 sites. Both were planned around three essential elements: An integrated environmental focus Peace and conflict resolution Family involvement

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  • K-5
  • 6-8
  • Philadelphia

What makes us unique
WCS focuses on the whole child. In addition to strong academic programs, WCS offers art, library, environmental education, PE, technology, peer mediation, special assemblies, an Outdoor Program, electives, a social curriculum and more.
Ideal candidate fit
Every child can learn. High classroom expectations must be communicated and held. Peer collaboration is vital to good teaching. Everyone should be treated respectfully. Every staff member teaches students. Differentiation is vital.
You are smart, caring, & hard-working. You have excellent communication skills. You believe in educational equity. Your students would describe you as a warm demander. You know how to build rapport. You show Cooperation, Assertion, Responsibility, Empathy, and Self-Control.

Our Students

85% Low income

93% of Color

0% ELL

23% Special needs

Our Faculty

29% of Color

83% > 3 yrs exp