The Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School is a charter school serving students in grades 1–12 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1999, the school is located in the Center City neighborhood and had a 100% graduation rate in 2015-2016.HistoryThe Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School opened in 1999 with over 720 students in grades first through twelfth, adding a grade every year for 4 years.GovernanceThe school is led by a Chief Administrative Officer and a principal. A six-member Board of Trustees meets with the CAO and principal regularly.CampusThe school is located in Center City, in Philadelphia,PA.Extracurricular activitiesExtracurricular activities offered at the school include cheerleading, exercise, sewing, public speaking, Mock Trial, and debating and choir.AthleticsMCSCS has no gym or other athletic facility, so most practice and games take place at a local YMCA near Girard, not owned by the school. The school basketball team is known as the Elephants, named after the school mascot, an African Elephant. The school currently has no other athletic programs.CurriculumThe school uses a back-to-basics curriculum. Students in grades 5 through 12 are required to select a school-to-college course of study; current selections are Law, Medical, Education, Computer Science,and Accounting.
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