Our Mission

Deep Roots Charter School’s (DRCS) mission is to teach disciplined learners and to empower them to grow and serve in their community, in college and beyond.

Quick Facts

We will be located in the Kensington catchment community.

PORT RICHMOND, KENSINGTON, HARROWGATE

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

FOCUS

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

DRIVING FORCE

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

SCHOOL LEADER

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

SCHOOL CALENDAR

School Leadership

G. Logan Blyler
G. Logan BlylerSchool Leader
Ashley McGrath
Ashley McGrathChief Operating Officer
Brett Garwood
Brett GarwoodDean of Operations
Nicole Odom
Nicole OdomDirector of Culture
Lauren Prisco
Lauren PriscoDirector of Specialized Services
Deanna Ashe
Deanna AsheAcademic Operations Coordinator
Venetia Birchmore
Venetia BirchmoreInstructional Coach
Amanda Tiedeken
Amanda TiedekenInstructional Coach
Nicole Shirk
Nicole ShirkInstructional Coach

Board of Trustees

Rob Burns, Board Chair
Jason Tucker, Board Secretary
Ann McKetta
Gwen Bailey
Justin Harper
Sam Haaz
Adonis Banegas
Kim Griffin
Casandra Dominguez

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

Board Minutes

July 2019
August 2019
September 2019
October 2019
November 2019
December 2019
January 2020
February 2020
March 2020
April 2020
May 2020
June 2020

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