2020-21 Campaign Partner


About Us

Alliance for Progress Charter School (AFPCS) is a community based K-8 school in the heart of North Philadelphia, just a few blocks from Temple University.  It was founded in 1998 by the Women’s Christian Alliance, a social service agency serving the North Philadelphia community for more than 90 years.  The vision of AFPCS is to empower children to develop knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors and technological competence that will make them lifetime learners and achievers in a technologically oriented world.


Our Mission

Ensure the achievement and success of every students through a technologically rich and individualized learning environment. 


Our Culture, Diversity & Equity

At AFPCS, we believe in the power of community to unite us, to enhance our understanding of ourselves and others, and to enrich our lives.  We seek to create a model community that expands the horizons of our students by helping them invest in themselves as individuals and also as members of a group.  We also seek to engage cooperatively with other community organizations in efforts to strengthen and renew the neighborhoods that surround our school.


Our Recruitment

 The School has an outstanding tradition of educating children since 1998.  In addition to competitive salaries and benefits, Alliance is committed to having a positive collegial community and we believe in the professional development of our faculty.

At Alliance for Progress Charter School, we put children first.  We define ourselves as a learning community, recognizing that students learn best in an environment that supports learning for all.  Since learning is a life-long activity, we encourage everyone in our community to seek greater knowledge, to upgrade their skills, to advance their thinking, to pursue education that will improve the quality of our school community as well as the quality of the lives of individual learners.  

Our Teachers

Everyone who works in our school is a model for our students, reinforcing the value of learning in a caring community, designed to help, nurture, support and encourage as well as to demonstrate the value of discipline and hard work.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Alliance for Progress Charter School is governed by the AFPCS Board of Directors.  If complaints or concerns arise regarding AFPCS’ policies or procedures, parents/guardians can address their complaints and/or concerns by contacting our board of directors.

1821 Cecil B. Moore Avenue • Philadelphia, PA 19121-3405
Tel. 215-232-4892 • Fax 215-232-4893