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370 students|Wakisha Cs
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School leader:  Dr. Donna Comrie
900 West Jefferson St
Philadelphia, PA 19122

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(267) 940-4800
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"WCS is best known for afrocentric learning and academic excellence. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Paid public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    World languages, Humanities, Social justice
  • Arts
    Computer animation, None, Creative writing, Dance, Poetry...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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37 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · August 30, 2012
Too many students assigned to a room(30). They lied about school curriculum(Spanish was to be available from grades 6 to 8) Staff, including principal, doesn't return calls. High turn over in teachers. Teachers actually quit during the school... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 23, 2012
This is not a good school! My daughter is in the 6th grade and I do not want her to attend another year. This school does not comply with parents request to help there children. I have met with the principal on many occasion to help my daughter it... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 01, 2012
I wouldn't refer this school to anyone. My child attended last year and an 8th grade teacher would never respond to any notes sent. Another 8th grade teacher thought they were the same age as the kids. How are the children supposed to get an... more

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Submitted by a community member · December 12, 2009
I've attended Wakisha for 3 years, and currently I'm in High School. Wakisha is a good school when it comes to academics, the teachers and staff are great as well. It's the students that cause problems. When I was student at Wakisha my first year... more

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Last modified: April 28, 2016
Wakisha Charter School
900 West Jefferson St, Philadelphia, PA  19122
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. (267) 940-4800
Last modified Wakisha Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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