Alternating monthly with our Got Science event, our Elementary Department hosts Book Buddies in the West Chester office. Students from grades K-5 come to the Advanced Ideas Center in West Chester to read literature and complete educational activities with their teachers, focusing each month on a new theme. Some of […]
Students who are struggling academically will be enrolled in the Bridge to Student Success program. Students are assigned an Academic Advisor who will assist students with organization and scheduling, will facilitate communication and will provide additional support.
C.A.R.E is the Student Assistance Program (SAP) at Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School. When a PALCS student or family encounters a life issue that is overly challenging and interferes with life or schoolwork, the C.A.R.E. Team provides assistance. Created to offer students and their families support and resources when they need […]
The Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA), a program of Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School, offers a pre-professional arts education to students in grades 6 through 12. Students at CPFA are offered a wide range of courses in theatre, dance, music, and fine arts. If you’re searching for a program […]
Alternating monthly with our Book Buddies event, our Elementary Department hosts Got Science in the West Chester office. Students from grades K-5 come to the Advanced Ideas Center in West Chester to explore the wonderful world of science while providing educational hands-on activities.
If English is not the primary language spoken in your home, PALCS provides trained educators to assist your child at any grade level. Our staff supplies courses, face-to-face interaction and individualized chats with your child. There are certain criteria your student must meet before participating in the ESL program. The […]
PALCS hosts dozens of field trips throughout the school year, all over Pennsylvania! Pittsburgh and Philadelphia zoos, science centers, museums, sporting events, cultural events like plays, the symphony and films, festivals, site tours and more! There’s usually something going on at least every other week somewhere in the state. […]
Homework Help is online assistance for schoolwork provided by PALCS teachers for PALCS students during evening hours. Help is available for almost any assignment that is giving you trouble, with the exception of specific test and quiz questions. Parents and students who are struggling with assignments after school hours have […]
Enrolled parents may join the PALCS Google + Parent Network. It’s a good resource for connecting with other families and asking questions. Parents can also get involved by joining the monthly Parent Advisory Board. This board meets with the principal monthly to provide feedback and inform school improvement.
The School of Professional Studies is a career pathways program within Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School. The program focuses on developing the skills and knowledge needed for the workforce. Students in 9th -12th grade, who meet the eligibility criteria of a C+ or better in all courses, will earn credit and […]
Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School strives to provide a successful online cyber education program for all of our students, including students with disabilities. Students who qualify for special education services are provided a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment to support meaningful progress in their curriculum. […]
At PALCS, we believe that leadership is something that must be learned by experience. Our students learn to lead by participating in a government of students, by students, and for students. Under the advisement of a PALCS teacher and administrator, our students enthusiastically explore aspects of parliamentary procedure, event planning, […]
For students who are interested in journalism or just love writing, our award winning student newspaper, “The Talon” is published online and students can find interesting current articles about a variety of topics. The Talon is a great way to connect to other students and provides students with […]
PALCS provides many opportunities for students to travel throughout the country, as well as internationally. Our Leadership Program offers an international exchange to China. Our C.E.O. Dr. Hanak, has initiated international trips to Panama, Canada, Austria, and other countries suggested by our families. We host field trips to Washington, DC, […]
The University Scholars Program offers a specialized, gifted educational curriculum within the PA Leadership Charter School. It is designed to maximize the intellectual potential of gifted, motivated learners and is a place where individual achievement is valued and supported. Admission to the program is performance-based and highly competitive. Students may […]