52.3% of Grads Going On to Private, Charter and Out-Of-District Public High Schools
Chester, PA, June 6, 2010 – Chester Community Charter Middle School (CCCMS), the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania, will be holding its 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony for 176 students, the sixth such graduation program since the middle school’ was established in 2006. More than 800 people are expected to be in attendance.
Continuing the school’s tradition of preparing its students for the most academically challenging high school programs, 52.3 percent of this year’s graduates will go on to continue their education at 21 private, charter and out-of-district high schools, including,
Episcopal Academy, Newton Square, PA; Neumann Goretti, Philadelphia, PA; Ursuline Academy, Wilmington, DE; St. Joseph Preparatory School, Philadelphia, PA; Cardinal O’Hara, Springfield, PA; World Communication Charter, Philadelphia, PA; Girls High School of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Allied Health High School, Neptune, NJ; Wilmington Friends, Wilmington, DE; St. Marks High School, Wilmington, DE; Milton Hershey School, Hershey, PA; New Beginnings Academy, Chester, PA; Concord Christian Academy, Wilmington, DE; Hallahan Catholic Girls High School, Philadelphia, PA; Charter High School for Architecture and Design (CHAD), Philadelphia, PA; Delaware Valley High School, Philadelphia, PA; The School of Science and Discovery, Chester, PA; and Salesianum High School, Wilmington, DE.
This is the largest 8th grade class CCCS has graduated, to date. Its first graduating class in 2006 consisted of 48 students.