About Community Partnership School

Community Partnership School has pioneered an innovative, independent elementary school model that provides students from under-resourced backgrounds in North Central Philadelphia with a top-notch education. From pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, students are prepared to confidently open the doors of opportunity and pave the way for their future success­­—from admission to the highest performing middle and high schools, through college and beyond.

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Community Partnership School,
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See Community Partnership School through the eyes of those at the heart of everything–our incredible students and amazing teachers!

Eric Jones, Head of SchoolHaving grown up in a neighborhood just like the one in which Community Partnership School is located, I know firsthand the value of a quality education and its power to alter a life trajectory. But it wasn’t just what I learned in school that made the difference, as essential as that was. It was the family members, community members, and even individuals who were nameless and faceless to me but who invested in programs that I accessed, all partnering together, that made the difference for me. It’s that kind of community building through partnership that fuels our work at CPS, and it’s why our name is more than just a catchy moniker.”

– Eric Jones, Head of School

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CPS Grads Prepare to “Put In Work”

This Wednesday, the CPS Alumni Program kicked off the year with a Back-to-School pizza party, where they had the opportunity to greet old friends and get pumped up for the upcoming school year. Representatives from all four of CPS’s graduating classes returned to the school to reconnect with their old teachers and classmates. However, students […]

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