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.


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 BlylerSchool Leader
Ashley McGrath
Ashley McGrathChief Operating Officer
Brett Garwood
Brett GarwoodDean of Operations
Nicole Cooper
Nicole CooperDirector of Culture
Lauren Prisco
Lauren PriscoDirector of Specialized Services
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
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
SY 20-21 Schedule

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