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

Anyone interested in applying to PFPCS for the 2020-21 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 2020-21 Admission:

  • September 20, 2019: Application window opens
  • January 27, 2020: Application window closes
  • February 7, 2020: Enrollment Lottery held in The View, 8th Floor, People for People Charter School, at 4:00 PM.

Students selected in the Lottery will be notified soon after the Lottery is held.

The PFPCS Enrollment Policy can be found at this link.