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 current year or for the next year can apply by going to PFPCS' lottery for 2022-23 took place on February 9, 2022. Post-deadline applications for the 2022-23 school year will be added to the waitlist.

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 (APC). 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 Enrollment Process For PFPCS 2023-24 Admission:

  • Friday, September 23, 2022 APC Application Window Opens
  • Monday, January 23, 2023 APC Application Deadline             
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023 APC Application Window Closes
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2023 APC Admissions lottery held
  • Friday, February 10, 2023 Families are notified of lottery results via email.
  • Monday, February 13, 2023 Apply Philly Charter (APC) Post-Deadline application opens: (application intake resumes.)
  • Friday, February 24, 2023 Apply Philly Charter Acceptance Date
Families will now have 14 days, instead of 28 days, to click accept in their APC accounts for offers made on the
Common Notification Date. Families will have another 14 days to submit enrollment paperwork.

The PFPCS Enrollment Policy can be found here.