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We work with a challenging curriculum that inspires growth and creativity.
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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Two campuses, one community

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Posted: November 19, 2021
A Tradition Returns!
Our annual Awbury in Awbury field day returned in its usual format earlier this November. Students from our Awbury Campus traveled across the street to Awbury Arboretum for outdoor scavenger hunts, experiments, games, and art, all underneath the...
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Posted: October 28, 2021
A Teacher and a Fan
From Mary Fox, Wissahickon Parent: "The look of delight when Jeremiah saw Mr. Corey appear at the sideline of his soccer match this morning was truly priceless... I've always had a lot of respect for teachers...but this year it seems that things are...
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Posted: May 14, 2021
WCS Alum Celebrates Black Girl Pride in Her Artwork
Wissahickon Alum Liv Coleman recently shared with her Alma Mater this beautiful artwork she created, which also comes with a beautiful message! "This piece is a tribute and celebration of Black Girl Pride, featuring my niece as the focal point,"...
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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: May 14, 2021
Students Together Again
This April, we enthusiastically (and cautiously) welcomed select students back to WCS, including our Kindergartners, who attended classes on campus for the very first time! We also saw many students meet up with their teachers at our local parks for...
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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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