Fast Facts about Russell Byers Charter School
- Public elementary school with students in 4K through middle school with admittance by public lottery.
- Operating in our 18th school year, RBCS is located in the heart of Center City at 19th and Arch Streets within easy walking distance of museums and other partners.
- RBCS’ academic performance as judged by 2013 PSSA results was in the top 10% of charter and district elementary schools in Philadelphia.
- RBCS has achieved No Child Left Behind’s Adequate Yearly Progress benchmark for 7 consecutive years (accomplished by only 9% of all Philadelphia public schools).
- RBCS maintains a peaceful school community that fosters a safe and nurturing learning environment.
- 100% of our teachers are certified.
Photo: Ryan Brandenberg