Come one, come all, to our Annual Literacy Night!

Join us for a night filled with fun on Friday, March 13, 2020, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM (Dinner will be served from 5:00 to 5:45 PM) Guest Authors: Noel Jackson, author of The B is Not for Bald Kadeja Wexler, author of Yndia's Crazy Hair Kevin White, author of Brilliant...

Congratulations Kamryn Devero, MVP of the Charter Middle School Basketball League!

Harambee salutes 8th graderKamryn Devero, MVP of the Charter Middle School Basketball League. Kamryn is not only an outstanding athlete, but she is a top scholar, and an amazing young person. Way to go Kam! Your Harambee family is proud of you!

Harambee Celebrates Colleges and Careers!

Our mission is to educate students to succeed as global citizens with a clear awareness of “who I am, where I am from, where I am going, and how I get there.”

Our Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Harambee Institute exists to offer our community an education with a focus on the origins, current status, and future of the African world.

Our mission is to educate students to succeed as global citizens with a clear awareness of “who I am, where I am from, where I am going, and how I get there.”

Our vision is a collective and informed African-American community utilizing science and technology as a means of promoting education for self-reliance, locally and globally.

Our core values are:

1. Greatness: Pursuit of excellence in all we do

2. Accountability: Owning what we do and who we are

3. Innovation: Open to new ideas with a growth mindset

4. Integrity: Honesty, transparency, and unity in all we do

EDUCATION FOR SELF-RELIANCE

Help us build something great. HISTCS teachers, staff, and advisory groups are working hard everyday to create a high-quality student experience. If you’re a parent, community leader, or part of a larger organization we urge you to sign up for one of our volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, or attend any of our upcoming events. Lets pull together for our kids and our community!
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Come one, come all, to our Annual Literacy Night!

Come one, come all, to our Annual Literacy Night!

Join us for a night filled with fun on Friday, March 13, 2020, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM (Dinner will be served from 5:00 to 5:45 PM) Guest Authors: Noel Jackson, author of The B is Not for Bald Kadeja Wexler, author of Yndia's Crazy Hair Kevin White, author of Brilliant...

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2020-2021 School Lottery

2020-2021 School Lottery

  Our School Lottery is being held on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 6:00 PM at 640 N. 66th Street in Skief Hall.   Applicants are encouraged to attend!   All applicants will receive notification of acceptance or waitlist status no later than January 30, 2020.

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Founded in 1973, HISTCS is Pennsylvania’s first African-centered charter school

The Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School (HISTCS) was established as one of Philadelphia’s first public charter schools and Pennsylvania’s first African-centered charter school. Read MoreVideo