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Member School Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School

Mission Statement

The mission of the RAPCS is to create a safe and healthy learning environment for middle school youth to develop into responsible participants in their education and our diverse society. We will provide rigorous instruction to prepare children for higher learning, the workplace, and life. RAPCS will engage our students to think globally and act locally!

Grades Served



Lawrence Jones


Jessica Richard

Year Opened


Current Enrollment


Waiting List


Hours of Operation

8am - 3:30pm

Student/Teacher Ratio


School Districts Served

Philadelphia City

Application Process Information

The Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School (RAPCS) is a public charter school serving grades 5-8. Like all charter schools, if more students apply for a specific grade than there are open spaces, RAPCS chooses students by a lottery conducted each April. The school maintains a waiting list after the lottery process and places are offered to students on the waiting list as they become available. To apply, parents or guardians need to fill out an application (available online and online at the school). All prospective students must attend one of our information sessions. Sessions are held during the evening and on Saturdays in the spring (dates will be provided). During the information session, parents are requested to supply a copy of the child's birth certificate, a copy of the child's social security card and proof of residence (mortgage, lease, utility bill). At these sessions we explain what we expect of our children and our families and what they can expect from us. Click Here To Apply Online

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2601 S 58th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143

Phone: 215-878-1544
Fax: 215.727.0711


PVAAS Status (What's this?)

Grades 4-8 » Math

Significant evidence that the school exceeded the standard for PA Academic Growth.

Grades 9-11 » Reading

Significant evidence that the school exceeded the standard for PA Academic Growth.

PSSA Status (What's this?)

Made AYP

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630 Freedom Business Ctr. Drive, 3rd Floor Suite, King of Prussia, PA 19406
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