Revolution School is a new high school in Philadelphia where students co-create their unique academic journey. We welcomed our founding class in September 2019.
Our dynamic, nimble education model of experiential learning and community partnerships provides students with the relevant skills to become independent investigators and shapers of the world around them.
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To inspire a diverse group of learners, thinkers, and doers to be active and reflective problem-solvers, who are bold and empathetic with academic and emotional resilience.
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“Give students something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.”
In our leadership, faculty, and student body, we strive to embody the beautiful diversity of its home city of Philadelphia, deeply valuing differences in race, ethnicity, class, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, age, and physiological ability. This allows students to feel comfortable with those who are different to themselves.
Our student-driven curriculum places learning in the context of the real world: by participating in a study of Philadelphia traffic, for instance, students learn algebra, trigonometry, physics, statistics, debate, oral and written communication, critical thinking, and social and legal systems—all by actively investigating and doing.
A focus on natural, social and technological systems, and a curriculum that emphasizes real-world applications of academic concepts, prepares students to succeed in college and in life. They won’t just have a better grasp of facts: they’ll also be able to creatively and confidently think through problems.
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We’re creating an environment that fosters a healthy, productive and supportive school culture with a focus on emotional and physical health and wellness. Our goals are empowerment, self-mastery, belonging, purpose, perspective, and courage for every student.
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Our flexible tuition model ensures that our unique model of education is accessible to all students regardless of their family’s financial status.
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