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638-40 N. 66th Street, Philadelphia, PA *** 215-472-8770

  • November 24th - Parent’s Meeting—Math and Technology (6:30pm)

    November 25th: Umoja Karamu Feast (11:00am-1:30pm)

    November 26th-27th: Umoja Karamu Holiday


    December 4th: End of 1st Marking Period

    December 7th: Beginning of 2nd Report Period (Images in the Media)

    December 7th:  John D. Skief Day of Service

    December 9th: Noon Dismissal/ Staff PD

    December 18th: Kuzaliwa Celebration

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    Cover Your Nose and MouthCover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then throw it away. If a tissue is not available, cover your nose and mouth with your sleeve, not your hand.
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Our Mission

Our Mission is “Education for Self Reliance”. We fulfill our mission by offer a challenging education with high expectations without pre-requisites, creating a model for community controlled education ... Learn More...
Harambee Institute was developed to encourage children from kindergarten through eighth grade to fully participate in the exploration of science and technology.  Harambees’ vision is to use knowledge of science and technology as a means of promoting self-reliance in the African American community specifically and the world community in general.


EnergyEfficiencyThe EnerG Wiz Project
Tthe EnerG Wizards of Harambee Charter School met their main goals:
(1) To explore different forms of energy and how they are transformed
(2) To learn about different energy sources and their uses and benefits. This exploration included extensive research, hands-on experiments
and independent investigations. Click for More Information



Harambee Grows Farm to School with Seed Change

This year, our students will have more time in the garden along with farm field trips, thanks to a new initiative from the National farm to School Network. Harambee has been selected to participate in Seed Change and awarded a 5,000 mini grant funded by the Walmart Foundation to increase our farm to school activities.

Our #Seed Change mini grant will kick off farm to school activities with a "Harambee Farmer's Market", September 29th (Back to School Night). We are very excited to share our news. We hope to see you all at our healthy, happy, Farmer's Market.

Contact Us Today

Our Address:
636-640 N. 66th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19151
Phone: 215-472-8770
Hours of Operation:
Monday. to Friday
8am to 5pm