Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School

ASPIRA of PA Campus

Located at ASPIRA of PA Campus

• 1st bilingual charter school in the state of Pennsylvania; grades K-8; 440 students
• 97% student attendance; 95% student retention; 90% teacher retention
• 8 consecutive years of achieving Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
• 2011 School Performance Index (SPI) score of 2 out of 10 (1 is the top score for exemplary performance)


School Initiatives: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Progarm, 90/10 Bilingual Model, Lego Robotics

 

2015-2016 First Days of School:

  • Students in grades 1-8: Monday, August 31, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Kindergarten girls: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 8:oo a.m. 
  • Kindergarten boys: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. 

 

The lottery for acceptance will be conducted on March 14th. Parents will be notified during the third week of March as to their student’s acceptance status.

 

Hostos 2015-16 School Supply Checklist, Grades 3-8

 

Alberto Vargas, School Principal

Alberto Vargas

 

Letter from the Principal, 2015-2016 School Year:

It is indeed a pleasure to welcome all our returning students and our new students to the 2015-2016 school year! The teachers, staff and I are excited and look forward to sharing many academic experiences with our students.

Hostos is a wonderful place for students from diverse backgrounds to grow educationally, get involved, and have a meaningful elementary and middle school experience. We strive to create an environment where each and every student is given the attention necessary to achieve his/her individual success. Using the PA Core Standards as our guide, we assure that our students are prepared to achieve in the future.

All of this is made possible by strong partnerships that are developed with our parents; we will work together for an enjoyable and successful school year. As always, if you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for choosing Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School. I look forward to a great year!

-Alberto Vargas, Principal

 

Principal’s Bio:

Alberto Vargas a Dominican-American was born in New York but raised in South Philadelphia. He graduated from Central High School and attended Temple University where he earned a Bachelor degree in Business and a Masters in Elementary Education. Alberto earned his principal certification at Gwynedd Mercy College.

Alberto has been involved in education since 1993, as an elementary teacher, Assistant Principal and currently the Principal at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School. His leadership philosophy follows the quote: “Lead by example”.

Alberto’ s pride and joy are his kids Alberto Jr. and Carina. Presently, Alberto Jr. is attending Penn State University, and Carina is attending Bryant University

School Information

 

School Documents and Public Information

Click here for the Right to Know Information for Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School

Click here to view the list of Requested Documents for Enrollment for Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School

 

Health and Wellness Policy

Student Handbook

Campus Construction Notice – English

Campus Construction Notice – Spanish

 

Click here for information regarding the bid for the milk and drink contract at Hostos Charter School

 

Contact Info
6301 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120
(p) 215.324.7012
(f) 215.324.7017
info@hostos.aspirapa.org

 


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