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The Russell Byers Charter School provides students roots, a safe, stimulating environment with a rigorous academic education grounded in Expeditionary Learning. Our students take responsibility for their learning to become powerful communicators, creative problem solvers and compassionate, engaged citizens. Russell Byers students develop wings to succeed in selective schools and embrace a love for learning. Read More »

Upcoming Events

PSSA Testing - Science Gr.4
Date: Apr 27 - Apr 30
Career Day
Date: May 1
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Teacher Appreciation Day
Date: May 8
Home and School Assoc. Mtg.
Date: May 20
Time: 6:00 PM
School Board Meeting
Date: May 21
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

News & Announcements

Career Day is fast approaching…May 1, 2015!
An array of successful and interesting professionals share their occupational and academic journeys with students in hopes of inspiring them to purposefully plan to do great things.
Byers Scholarship Application
Apply now through May 1, 2015. This application is open to students who have completed the fifth grade at a Charter School in the city of Philadelphia is eligible.
Pennies for Pasta
Congratulations to Ms. Webb's second grade class who earned 1st place for the greatest amount of pennies collected totaling $126.72.
Annual Lottery Admission Featured on WPVI 6 ABC
The Russell Byers Charter School's annual admissions lottery was featured on WPVI ABC 6 yesterday. With 1,345 applications for 23 spots, RBCS has an admissions rate of less than 2%. We are proud that so many Philadelphia families believe in the work that we're doing.
My Daughter's Kitchen: Chicken on skewers impresses the founder

See the full story from The Philadelphia Inquirer here:
http://www.philly.com/philly/food/20141211_Chicken_on_skewers_impresses_the_founder.html?viewGallery=y
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