Why I Chose Penn Charter: 2011-09-25 School Selection Report

This is a snapshot of one parent’s school choice. You can read other parent testimonials and help other parents. Take five minutes to complete an anonymous survey to tell PSS and our readers about your school choice!

What school did you decide on? William Penn Charter School

Calendar year your child entered 2008

Grade your child entered PreKindergarten

What neighborhood are you in? Center City

What schools did you consider? Friends Select, St. Peter’s, Westfield Friends

What factors were most important to you? Reputation, Teaching Philosophy, School Performance (test scores, success of graduates), Teacher Quality, Principal Quality, Special Programs (language immersion, music, etc.)

What first attracted you to the school? Originally, I was referred to Penn Charter by a friend and fell in love with the gorgeous campus.  But, on further inspection, I was genuinely impressed by the school’s desire to pursue cutting edge research in teaching philosophies combined with the traditional values that the school instills in it’s students.

What were the critical factors that led to your choice?  The teachers and professors are very impressive.  They continue to educate and push themselves and each other to guarantee that they are giving the students the best education.  There is also a high level of energy that is contagious when you’re on campus.

Did you relocate in order to choose this school? No

On the political spectrum, I consider myself to be  Liberal

This is a snapshot of one parent€’™s school choice. You can read other parent testimonials and help other parents. Take five minutes to complete an anonymous survey to tell PSS and our readers about your school choice!

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