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Big Picture Philadelphia provides transformative educational experiences for under-served youth. Big Picture Philadelphia is part of the national Big Picture Learning network, which successfully serves promising youth in more than 50 schools nationwide.
In 2009, Big Picture Philadelphia opened El Centro de Estudiantes, a successful alternative high school in the Kensington neighborhood of North Philadelphia, serving 200 students who are over-age, under-credited, and about two years behind or "off track."
In September 2017, Big Picture Philadelphia opened Vaux Big Picture High School. This school will serve 500 students who have graduated 8th grade on time and are looking for a proven, internship-based, college preparatory experience.

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MAP Testing this week
In compliance with School District policies, all Vaux BPHS students will be taking the MAP test this week (October 23-27).
The Notebook says this journey is
The Philadelphia School Notebook calls our partnership with PHA, the PFT, and the SDP "unprecedented." We agree.
Come to an Open House at Vaux BPHS!
This fall, Vaux BPHS is hosting four open houses for future students and their families.
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