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Prospect Hill Academy Open House
LOOKING FOR A GREAT SCHOOL IN YOUR COMMUNITY?
Choose Prospect Hill Academy Charter School –
Educational Excellence from Grades K to 12
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRADES K-9
Application deadline for March lottery is February 29, 2012. Download the application or apply online at www.prospecthillacademy.org/admissions.
We are a K-12, tuition-free, public charter school with the mission to prepare each student for success in college, inspire a lifelong love of learning, and foster responsible citizenship. Admission is lottery-based and open to all Massachusetts residents.
Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012
9AM – 12PM
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012
1 PM – 4PM
Early Childhood Campus (Grades K-3)
15 Webster Avenue, Somerville
Upper Elementary Campus (Grades 4-6)
17 Franklin Street, Somerville
Upper School Campus (Grades 7-12)
50-54 Essex Street, Cambridge
AT PROSPECT HILL ACADEMY, WE:
- Promote high standards of academic, personal, and social achievement for all students
- Utilize a range of teaching practices to address each student’s learning style
- Embrace collaboration as an essential tool for ongoing improvement
- Uphold the values of kindness, respect, and decency
- Cultivate the development of extraordinary teachers
- Welcome all students, including those with disabilities and limited English proficiency
|Where||Prospect Hill Academy Charter School 15 Webster Ave, Somerville, MA 02143|
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|Time||1:00 pm–4:00 pm|
|Who to bring||Moms, Dads, Kids, Teens, Families|
More About Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
Founded in 1996, this charter school is located on four campuses in Somerville and Cambridge and serves over 1,100 students in grades K-12. Admission is by lottery, and though open to all Massachusetts residents, students from Somerville and Cambridge are given preference.
They state that at the school "the prevailing belief is that with hard work, effective effort, perseverance through adversity, committed teachers, and invested parents, all students are capable of academic, intellectual, social, and moral excellence."
The school takes pride in its very diverse student body. Through their PTA-like group Parent-Teacher Connect, parents are active and involved. Curricula are adapted to meet the needs of each student, and they strive for "a balanced approach" that allows students to demonstrate their knowledge not just via testing but also through "projects, exhibitions, portfolios, presentations, debates, reports, and a range of writing assignments in all subjects."
The curriculum focuses on English, math, science, social studies, computer science and the arts. Students in every grade learn Spanish, with the goal of achieving fluency. Via the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization, students compete in league and tournament sports including soccer, basketball, baseball and softball. Upper school students may also pursue cross-country, volleyball, cheerleading and track.
Their K-3 campus is located on Webster St. just outside Union Square. Their grade 4-6 campus is on Franklin St. in East Somerville. The upper school, grades 7-12, is on two campuses in Cambridge.