Independence, organization and personal responsibility.
Our hope for students as they leave second grade is that they have become autonomous problem-solvers who are passionate about learning and value the educational process. We want our students to see themselves as flexible mathematicians, creative writers and life-long lovers of reading. We cultivate their social and emotional growth, create a safe place to take risks and emphasize the development of the whole child.
Instruction that is individualized, meets students where they are and advances their progress.
Research-based programs and models.
Projects that inspire creativity and collaboration.
Recognizing "that of God in everyone,” fostering the Quaker Testimonies and bringing them to life in the classroom.
Modern-day technology. Students complement their social studies and Spanish curriculum with a virtual “flight” to Costa Rica.
Elder and Child Program. In this inter-generational program, students become friends with Penn Charter community seniors, each sharing about their lives and hopes; and then collaborate on service projects.
Talking Peace Kites Project. Second graders collaborate with their fifth grade peers to design and fly kites displaying personalized messages of peace.