People for People Charter School is a public charter school, open to students from throughout Philadelphia. We operate on a lottery-based system.

Families interested in applying to PFPCS for the 2021-22 school year can apply by going to

If you already have a child in PFPCS and are interested in applying for a sibling, you will need to apply using Apply Philly Charter. At the end of the application, you will be asked if your child has a sibling already attending PFPCS. Just provide the current student’s name and birthdate.

Important Dates for 2021-22 Admission:

  • Application Window: September 25, 2020 - January 25, 2021
  • Common Lottery Date: February 10, 2021
  • Common Notification Date: February 12, 2021
  • Common Acceptance Date: March 12, 2021

The PFPCS Enrollment Policy can be found here.