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El Centro de Estudiantes


126 West Dauphin Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19133


David Bromley, Co-Director; Tiffaney Whipple, Co-Director


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El Centro del Estudiantes, is a Big Picture Philadelphia alternative high school serving 200 over-aged and under-credited youth who are looking for a new and different high school experience. El Centro students and staff utilize restorative practices to build community and foster individual growth. El Centro features on-site behavioral supports and offers dual-enrollment classes and post-secondary apprenticeship, certification and trade programs with a handful of Philadelphia-based partnerships.

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