Building 21 is a nonprofit organization that is reimagining secondary schooling to meet the needs of all learners.

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Building 21 Philadelphia is a non-selective competency-based public high school in the School District of Philadelphia. It is located in North Philadelphia just outside of Temple University’s main campus.

For more information please visit building21.philasd.org.

School Leader: Ayris Colvin
6501 Limekiln Pike
Philadelphia, PA 19138
p: (215) 400-7450
f: (215) 400-7451
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Building 21 has partnered with Allentown School District in eastern Pennsylvania to open a new competency-based public high school in Allentown. The school opened in the Fall of 2015.

For more information please visit building21.allentownsd.org.

School Leader: Jose Rosado
265 Lehigh Street
Allentown, PA 18102
(484) 765-4401
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