Elective Classes and Activities in the Arts

Grade 6: Chamber Singers (40-hour activities)
Grades 6 - 8: Middle School play; stage crew; Jazz Band and String Ensemble (40-hour activities)
Grades 7 - 8: Penn Charter Singers (elective); Concert Band (elective); Sharped Flats (40-hour activity)

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Academic Program

Sixth Grade

Language Arts
Culture, Civilization and Change
Mathematics
Environmental Science
Foreign Language (one language per quarter)
Visual Arts
General Music
Band
Chorus
Physical Education/Health

Seventh Grade

English
World Geography
Pre-Algebra
Science: The Living Environment
Foreign Language: French, Latin, Chinese or Spanish
QUADS* (Quakerism, art, design and service learning)
Physical Education*
Drama*
Health*
Band and/or Chorus (elective)

Eighth Grade

English
Civics
Algebra 1
Science: The Physical Environment
Foreign Language: French, Latin, Chinese or Spanish
Choices* (Health)
Physical Education*
Visual Arts*
Music*
Band and/or Chorus (elective)

* Indicates “special” classes that meet for one quarter.

Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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