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      • K-8
        • Mar 1-5

          K-8 Schedule Changes for ALL STUDENTS this week - 7:30am-2:15pm
        • Mar 2

          In-Person Learning for Kindergarten, K-8th SLS, 1st-3rd Maroon
        • Mar 3

          Remote Learning for All Students
        • Mar 4

          In-Person Learning for Kindergarten, K-8th SLS, 1st-3rd Gold
        • Mar 5

          No School for 4th-5th Grade Students
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      • High School
        • Mar 3

          Remote Learning for All Students
        • Mar 5

          Progress Reports
        • Mar 8

          In-Person Learning for 9th-12th SLS
        • Mar 9

          In-Person Learning for 9th-12th SLS
          Board of Trustees Meeting
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News & Notes

Informing our community & telling our story.


Clear, consistent, & reliable.

Communication is the glue which keeps a community working and engaging with one another. The News & Notes page is a communications hub for our students, families, and neighbors to learn about school decisions which can affect their day to day lives. In addition to important notifications, this page serves as an area to highlight student and staff accomplishments and celebrations.

Information & Resources

The 40 Top-Rated Public High Schools in Philadelphia and the Suburbs (Sept. 1, 2020), Philadelphia Magazine
New Foundations is recognized as one of the Top 40 Public High Schools in Philadelphia for academic excellence.
Gombs picks basketball, Delaware Valley (June 17, 2020), Northeast Times
After an accomplished basketball season, high school senior, Jordan Gombs, chooses Delaware Valley University for his collegiate career.
During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn (Nov. 20, 2019), Purpose
“The Tech in Action Day was a transformative experience for many of my students. It gave fuel to their curiosity, unearthed new talents in them, and provided them with additional exposure to the computer science field and its many possibilities.”
Walnut Street Theatre names New Foundations Charter and four other Philly schools for Disney Musicals program (Dec. 13, 2018), The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Walnut Street Theatre announces five Philly elementary schools to take part in the Disney Musicals in Schools program - including New Foundations.
New Foundations Charter celebrates School Progress Report scores (Jan. 7, 2016), Philly Voice
“Both New Foundation schools – K-8 and the high school – earned scores in the annual school rating system that put them sixth in the city in their categories.”
Building a Foundation (March 20, 2013), Northeast Times
     “I like it here. I’m glad we have a final place. Everything is new. It’s a real high school.”

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Our Director of Community Engagement 

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Tiffany Searles

Community is at the heart of New Foundations. Transparent and regular communication is the key to engagement and building relationships. We value our partnerships and are committed to always working together.