an education that engages students with culture & community

No School Wednesday 3/7: Snow Day

No School Wednesday 3/7: Snow Day

Due to inclement weather, FACTS will be closed on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

FACTS 2018 Calendar Changes

FACTS 2018 Calendar Changes

• There will be no school for students on Monday, March 12th. • There will be no school for students on Tuesday, May 15th. FACTS will be a primary election polling location. • Tuesday, May 8th will be a regular school day. All students and staff should report to school.

FACTS Closed for Eagles Parade!

FACTS Closed for Eagles Parade!

FACTS will be closed on Thursday, February 8th due to the Philadelphia Eagles parade in Center City. Have fun and stay safe! E-A-G-L-E-S

Philadelphia Academy of School Leader...

Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders Profiles Principal Pheng

Principal Pheng, a Neubauer Fellow, was recently profiled by the Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders about her journey to leadership. http://phillyschoolleaders.org/neubauer-fellow-video-profile-pheng-lim/

FACTS’ Teachers Published in th...

FACTS’ Teachers Published in the Journal of Folklore and Education

We are happy to let you know that several FACTS teachers and artists have articles featured in the newest Journal of Folklore and Education. The 2017 volume, named Newcomers and Belonging, highlights how educators in K-12, college, museum, and community settings are working positively and successfully with refugees and immigrants across the United States. More […]

FACTS’ Teacher Featured in Teac...

FACTS’ Teacher Featured in Teacher-Leader Grantee Profile

  Teacher-Leader Grantee Profile: Noga Newberg

FACTS’ Principal highlighted in...

FACTS’ Principal highlighted in the National Association for Elementary School Principals (NAESP)

Read the article by clicking on the photo above.

PA Secretary of Education Stops at FA...

PA Secretary of Education Stops at FACTS

On May 30th,  Secretary Rivera visits classrooms at FACTS and engages with students.

SRC Unanimously Approves Charter Amen...

SRC Unanimously Approves Charter Amendment

Charter amendment expands FACTS’s impact in serving immigrant and refugee communities Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School’s (FACTS) request for a Charter Amendment received a positive vote from the School Reform Commission on Thursday evening. The decision will allow FACTS to expand its impact in serving immigrant and refugee students in a diversely rich school environment. […]

A Major Step for FACTS

A Major Step for FACTS

On December 15, the Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School took a major step in our quest to grow our school and to increase our services to immigrant and refugee English Learners in a welcoming school environment that brings together immigrants and non-immigrants and students of diverse races and ethnicities. Amidst an impressive outpouring of support […]