Our Vision

Deep Roots is an actively anti-racist and inclusive organization. We serve all students, support all families, and advocate for our communities. Our learners and team will discover their purpose, potential and actively work to dismantle barriers within and beyond our walls.

Quick Facts

We will be located in the Kensington catchment community.


The focus of our DRCS community will be college preparatory, preparing students for success at a selective institution.


At DRCS, the driving force in our community will be world class teaching in every classroom.


Formerly of Jounce Partners, G. Logan Blyler will serve as the DRCS school leader.


At DRCS, we will be utilizing the extended school day and extended school year.


School Leadership

G. Logan Blyler
G. Logan BlylerFounder & CEO
Ashley McGrath
Ashley McGrathChief Operating Officer
Ivan Estevez
Ivan EstevezSchool Leader
Brett Garwood
Brett GarwoodDirector of Operations
Lauren Prisco
Lauren PriscoDirector of Specialized Services
Phillip Davis
Phillip DavisDean of Students
Amanda Tiedeken
Amanda TiedekenInstructional Coach
Nicole Shirk
Nicole ShirkInstructional Coach
Nicole Cooper
Nicole CooperInstructional Coach

Board of Trustees

Board Meetings

All meetings will take place at Deep Roots Charter School, located at 3556 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134. To register for public comment at a Deep Roots Charter School board meeting, please call (267) 399-3727 no later than 3:00 p.m. one day prior to the scheduled meeting. For more information, email info@deeprootscs.org or submit an inquiry at https://deeprootscs.org/contact-us/.

SY 18-19 Schedule
SY 19-20 Schedule
SY 20-21 Schedule

Sub-Committee Meetings:

SY 21-22 Schedule

Board Minutes

July 2021
August 2021
September 2021
October 2021
November 2021
November 2021 Special Meeting
December 2021
January 2022
February 2022
March 2022
April 2022
May 2022
June 2022

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