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The Center for Public Purpose focuses student work, learning and service on issues of equity in education, poverty and food insecurity in the city of Philadelphia. 



Pre-kindergarten through 12


Faculty : Student Ratio

More attention, lasting connections


Acre Campus

Green, open space moments from Center City


Family Zip Codes

Students from every neighborhood, including yours


Financial Aid

To achieve socioeconomic diversity, Penn Charter awarded $10M in need-based aid last year.

Meet Our Community

Founded in 1689, Penn Charter is the oldest Quaker school in the world.

This green campus within one of the nation's most populous cities offers expansive space for athletics, outdoor classrooms and play, plus easy access to scholars, cultural events and service opportunities.

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