Our Mission

The mission of Deep Roots Charter School is to teach disciplined learners and to empower them to grow and serve in their community, in college, and beyond.

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.

Our Core Values

School Leadership

Lucilla Perry-Edwards
Lucilla Perry-EdwardsChief Executive Officer
John Widmer
John WidmerSenior Director of Operations
Mishel Williams
Mishel WilliamsAssistant Principal of Specialized Services
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Coming Soon!Assistant Principal of Instruction
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Coming Soon!Assistant Principal of Instruction
Charmaine Bailey
Charmaine BaileyDirector of Culture
Marchelle Roberts
Marchelle RobertsOperations Manager

Board Information

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/.

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