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Our Mission

The mission of the Delaware Valley Charter High School (DVCHS) is to ensure all students develop the critical thinking and social skills necessary to successfully complete a post secondary education and succeed in a career.  DVCHS will teach students to be lifelong learners.  By promoting honesty and integrity, DVCHS will prepare their students to be future leaders of our community and nation. 

Important Information

Delaware Valley Charter School Improvement Plan

We are committed to improving your child's education. We have developed a plan to improve the school. Read More.

Delaware Valley Charter High School Students Celebrate Black History Month by Performing for Senior Citizens

Delaware Valley Charter High School’s Arts Department is celebrating Black History Month through the arts. Department students will perform songs and scenes, read poems, model urban fashion through the ages, and discuss the evolution of art in regards to Black culture. The students will also pay homage to all of the victims who inspired the recent Black Movement.


Delaware Valley Charter High School Teaches Career Skills

Who: Delaware Valley Charter High School

What: Delaware Valley Charter High School will hold a Career Day to teach approximately 400 students invaluable interviewing, networking and job-hunting skills. There will be 25 guest speakers from different backgrounds and professions stationed throughout the school, and students will rotate among stations to listen to 25-minute presentations. Read more.


Students from Several Philadelphia-area High Schools Attend College-Prep Program at Delaware Valley Charter High School

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is presenting its signature, youth-enrichment ASCEND program to college-bound students from more than a dozen different high schools.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (Feb. 19, 2015) — Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc. sorority members of the Philadelphia Omega Omega Chapter will be leading college-bound students and parents in career-oriented activities through its signature ASCEND℠ program at Delaware Valley Charter High School from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, February 20, 2015.


AP History's Youth Court Featured on CBS 3

Delaware Valley Charter High School's AP History class hold Youth Court every Thursday. CBS 3 came out to the school to cover the story and feature the students' work. Click here to see the video.

DVCHS Blood Drive Produces Outstanding Results

On Friday, January 23 Delaware Valley Charter High School held a blood drive. Organized by Byron Jenkins and Nixlot Dameus for their Senior Project, the blood drive was extremely successful!

The goal for the drive was to collect 42 pints of blood. With 63 student/faculty participants, DVCHS ended up collecting 43 pints, achieving 103% of the goal!

Approximately 129 hospital patients can benefit from the generous donation from all DVCHS participants.

DVCHS Youth Court Featured in Philadelphia Tribune

"The fatal shooting last fall of a 15-year-old girl making her way home from school has grown into a teachable moment. Albert Einstein Medical Center helped pay for a program at the girl’s high school focused on helping resolve conflicts." Read more here.

Chinese Headmaster Visits DVCHS

He Haijiang, Headmaster of Fuxing Middle School in China, visited DVCHS for a week this fall. During his visit, the Headmaster visited Chinatown, attended a Philadelphia 76ers game, and taught a Mandarin class. The visit was a part of the new partnership between DVCHS and Fuxing Middle School, which will allow students from both schools to participate in brief exchange programs.

Click here to view the video

Delaware Valley Charter High School Opening School for Discussion on Social Justice on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Philadelphia Community of Leaders Organization (PCLO) is holding an event at Delaware Valley Charter High School in the second-floor classrooms. A trained facilitator will lead attendees in informative and challenging activities to encourage participants to stand up, speak up and shout out for social justice in an exercise that is a call to action and a first step in nation-building efforts within the black community. Participants will learn about and assess the legacy of black protest and social justice.

Board Meetings will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 3:30 PM throughout the 2014-2015 school year.
These meetings are open to the public and are held at school.

DVCHS Anti-Violence Fair Featured on Action News

Saturday, October 25, Action News came out to DVCHS for its Anti-Violence Community Fair, which was held to honor Aisha Abdur-Rahman. Read the full article here.

DVCHS Anticipates Visit from Headmaster of Sister School in China

Delaware Valley Charter High School (DVCHS) eagerly awaits the arrival of Handan, China sister school headmaster, He Haijiang of Fuxing High School. Haijiang, who is traveling with 10-12 colleagues, will arrive in Boston in early November to attend education conferences and visit their perspective exchange schools. Read more.

DVCHS to Partner with China’s Fuxing High School
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Our Parent Involvement Policy
Delaware Valley Charter High School welcomes the participation of parents in support of student learning and recognizes that parental involvement increases the opportunities for student success. All members of the DVCHS community are encouraged to download and review our Parent Involvement Policy.

A Parent's Right to Know
We are very proud of our teachers and committed to providing a high-quality education to each student. As a DVCHS parent, you have a right to learn more about your child’s teachers’ training and credentials. We are happy to provide this information to you as a member of the DVCHS family. 

Parents Can Make a Difference for Pennsylvania!
Applications are now being accepted for the Title I State Parent Advisory Council (SPAC)! Interested parents should be actively involved in the education process of their children and be comfortable providing input and sharing ideas in a group setting. This is a great opportunity for parents to experience a vast amount of personal growth and to learn and be personally involved in education throughout Pennsylvania. Download and view the application below.
SPAC Application.pdf
DVCHS is now accepting BIDS for technical support services. Click here for RFP


Today, 9/4/2015
High: 87 Low: 66
Slight chance thunderstorms
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/5/2015
High: 83 Low: 62
Mostly sunny
3% chance of precipitation.

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Monday, September 7
Labor Day

Tuesday, September 8
First Day of School

First Day of School for 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Grade Students
- Scheduled time by grade

9th Grade: 8 - 9:30 AM

10th Grade 10 - 11:30 AM

11th Grade 12 - 1:30 PM

12th Grade 2 - 3:30 PM

Wednesday, September 9
First Full Day for All Students

All students report to school at 7:30 AM
Monday, September 14
Rosh Hashanah

School Closed

DVCHS Online Videos

Click below to see videos from the new DVCHS YouTube Channel:

DVCHS Graduation 2014


DVCHS Student Testimonials

buildOn Program at DVCHS

DVC on High School Cube

Click a score to watch the event live or view past events

Guidelines for Senior Projects
All seniors should be aware of the guidelines, requirements, and deadlines for this year's senior projects. Download your own copy of the the 2012-2013 Senior Project Packet.

List of Scholarship Opportunities
Download a printable list of scholarship opportunities for DVCHS students. Find additional resources and information by visiting the Guidance Office.

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Are You Being Bullied?
If so, please call the Anti-Bullying Hotline at 215-287-8184.

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