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Wissahickon Charter School will be closed for the remainder of the academic year due to COVID-19 concerns. For continued updates during this closure, please visit the link below.

Wissahickon Charter School nurtures. 

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We help shape compassionate and impactful individuals.

Wissahickon Charter School inspires.

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We work with a challenging curriculum that inspires growth and creativity.

Wissahickon Charter School cares.

Become a WCS student
We provide an environment where students feel loved and valued.

Wissahickon Charter School cares.

Become a WCS student
We provide an environment where students feel loved and valued.
Wissahickon Charter School is a K-8 tuition-free public charter school with curricular and cultural emphases on the environment, service learning, peace and conflict resolution, and family involvement.
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Our students are challenged. 

A Day in the Life

Our teachers are valued. 

A day in the life
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Fernhill
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Take a look around!
Awbury
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Two campuses, one community

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NEWS  
Posted: February 13, 2020
Alum Revisits Wissahickon Roots
Last month, Wissahickon Charter School alum, Daniel Farmer, returned to our Fernhill campus to visit former teachers and volunteer his time. He entered WCS as a 2nd grader, and was a student here from 2002 to 2009. When asked about his fondest...
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Posted: February 6, 2020
Sixers visit Fernhill!
Last week, employees from the Philadelphia 76ers visited our Fernhill campus. The volunteers donated their time by speaking to 7th and 8th grade students about their careers, beautifying our hallways with student art, mending library books, and...
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Posted: January 22, 2020
Student creates “Game Boi” clothing brand!
Meet Tyshawn, one of our 8th grade students at Awbury who has recently developed his own clothing brand called “Game Boi.” When asked how he created the company name, he said, “I like playing video games, and I’m a boy.” The name is also a spin on...
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Posted: December 18, 2019
Middle School Honors Breakfast and Assembly
This week, we are recognizing Fernhill and Awbury middle school students who have shown academic excellence and have exemplified Wissahickon’s CARES values in the first trimester of school. In middle school, students with all A’s earn high honors,...
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Posted: October 7, 2019
Awbury Student Reaches a Goal
At the start of the school year, Awbury IT Manager Mike Purcell had students in his Typing and Technology class list some goals for the year. On Fifth Grader Lauren McLeod's list was one goal that really stood out -- she wanted to be on the school...
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