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 […]
We believe every child can be a leader, and our mission as a school is to “Train Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.” At PALCS, we have created Leadership Training Programs designed to unlock your student’s potential. The training is centered on personal, organizational, and career leadership through student initiated projects, and is […]
The PALCS Network is a one-stop site for enrolled families to find out all sorts of information about the school. Training, tutorials, staff contact information, and the complete calendar of upcoming school events. The PALCS Network itself hosts additional activities, both online and off: in-office picture days and trick-or-treating, the […]
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 certificate program within the PA Leadership Charter School which offers electives-based concentrations for students in grades 9-12. Our program is designed to equip high school students for their post-secondary plans while giving them the opportunity to explore their area of interest in a […]
At PA Leadership Charter School we have an amazingly supportive and accommodating Special Education program. Our Special Education teachers provide one-on-one help both in the cyber environment and sometimes in person. We teach students inclusively in the regular curriculum but modify lessons to their needs, keeping parents informed with quarterly […]
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 […]
Students in grades 4 and 5 can participate in our elementary choral program or instrumental lessons. Students in both programs will learn to read music, work on technique once a week in live lessons, and also be expected to practice on their own. Choral students will sing in several languages. […]