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About Us

Belmont Charter Network equips students with the knowledge and skills to succeed wherever their talents, determination, and heart take them.

Belmont Charter Network equips students with the knowledge and skills to succeed wherever their talents, diligence, and heart take them.


We provide community schools equipped with healthcare, mental health, and social service programs. We also provide a wide variety of extracurricular programming including sports, academic enrichment, and the arts.

Our schools are community hubs and we partner with over 30 different organizations to enrich the depth of programming for youth, families and the whole community. We strive to ensure that each child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.

From teachers and principals to coaches and health and safety professionals, we want what you want: for our kids to do well and do good, to be happy and healthy, and to attain their personal definition of success. We value a nurturing environment, responsibility to others, and a commitment to the community beyond school boundaries. We believe that teaching and learning should be joyful!

Strong relationships are key to our success. We partner with many business, government, community, and household stakeholders to support our students now and in the future.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to promote the academic, social and emotional well-being of each child.

Our Vision

BCN will be a PROOF POINT for what is POSSIBLE for students living in poverty. We will be a MODEL program for the city of Philadelphia and beyond. Providing students with what they need academically and socio-economically to thrive in college, career, and their communities.

Our Core Values

It takes a village
Our schools are community hubs. Families are our partners. We are all responsible for addressing barriers to our students’ success.

Kids first.
We nurture the whole child and get to the best student-centered decisions as a collective. Students have agency in their learning environment.

Joy Enhances Learning.
Our schools are welcoming and caring learning environments that foster belonging and student engagement. We are intentional about creating joyful experiences for our students.

Relationships are at the core of our work.
We build trusting relationships with families, students and each other. We embrace diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. We communicate with transparency and respect.

Every Moment is a Learning Opportunity.
We embrace a growth mindset. We sweat the small stuff and celebrate small wins. Mistakes are a chance to learn and grow.

All Students Can Succeed.
Success looks different for every student. We equip and empower our students to choose their path. We hold high expectations with a high level of support. Our work is complex and requires reflection, dedication and flexibility.