Avon Grove School District approves 5-year charter renewal

WEST GROVE — Members of the Avon Grove School District board have unanimously approved Avon Grove Charter School’s new five-year charter.

“We have a great relationship with the Avon Grove School District,” said Kristen Bishop, Head of School at Avon Grove Charter School. “We have open communication, shared goals, and we are grateful to have strong support from the community.”

Avon Grove Charter School, a public charter school, enrolls approximately 1,900 students in grades K-12 from throughout Chester, Delaware, and Lancaster counties.

“Preparing the new charter and school strategic plan has given our school and administration an opportunity to reflect, consider every stakeholder, and plan for the school’s bright future ahead,” said Bishop. “We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished over the last five years, from student achievement to improving and expanding our facilities, and look forward to continuing to serve students and our community in the future.”

According to U.S. News and World Report, Avon Grove Charter School is ranked 202nd within Pennsylvania. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement coursework and exams. The AP participation rate at Avon Grove Charter School is 33 percent. The total minority enrollment is 25 percent, and 28 percent of students are economically disadvantaged.

Over the past five years, Avon Grove Charter School has grown to include a state-of-the-art building addition to the Early Learning Center along with an award-winning renovation called the Collaboratory at the State Road campus. The school has been recognized as a Distinguished School by Project Lead The Way, a Best Communities for Music Education by NAMM Foundation, and was ranked among best schools by Niche and U.S. World News.

Avon Grove Charter School is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year.

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