Our Story

Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School is a K12, tuitionfree,  Philadelphia public charter school open to all Philadelphia residents.


Our goal is to make the arts the catalyst for learning as we prepare students to successfully meet future  academic and social challenges. Our  administrative faculty includes experienced professionals and distinguished artists.


The West Campus of Philadelphia Performing Arts was founded in September 2000 as the only elementary Performing Arts school in the city of Philadelphia. The West Campus houses second, third and fourth grades.