Motivation At a Glance

Mission & Approach to Learning:

Motivation High is a college preparatory public high school that challenges and prepares its students for the demands of higher education. Our students benefit from diverse and rigorous academic programs such as the study of literature, mathematics, social sciences, humanities, and world languages and cultures. Our teachers and staff strive to develop our student’s problem-solving skills, a life-long passion for learning, and the grit necessary to succeed and lead in a fast-paced and challenging global world.

Points of Pride:

  • Maintains daily attendance at 92%
  • Offers Arabic and Spanish as our World Languages
  • ”Summer Orientation Program” for incoming scholars
  • Active School Advisory Council
  • All students perform a minimum of fifteen hours of community service per year
  • Participation in a variety of civic engagement actives that support our school-wide theme “Success Through Accepting Responsibility!”

Courses & Program Highlights:

  • Dual Enrollment with CCP and Harrisburg University
  • Drexel University’s Eat Right Program
  • Seven Advanced Placement Courses:

English Language & Composition
English Literature
U.S. History
World History
AP Calculus
AP Government
AP biology

• Special Courses:

Financial Literacy,  Forensics, Anatomy and Physiology, Statistics, Music, International Culture, Guitar, Public Speaking, Creating writing.

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Health and Wellness Council
  • National Honor Society
  • After School clubs and tutoring.

Enrichment Program
Health and Wellness Council
National Honor Society
After School clubs and tutoring.
National Honor Society
Peer Mediation Program
School Advisory Council
Student Government Association
Yoga

Sports Teams:

There are currently six teams at the school:

  • Basketball – Varsity Girls’
  • Basketball—Varsity Boys’
  • Cross Country—Girls’
  • Cross Country—Boys’
  • Cheerleading
  • Track—Indoor and Outdoor—Boys’
  • Track—Indoor and Outdoor—Girls’
  • Football, softball and volleyball (Co-0p with another school)

We are exploring ways for scholars to participate in the varsity and junior varsity comprehensive sports program available for any sport that is not available at the school.

Partnerships:

  • Drexel University’s Eat Right Program
  • Dual Enrollment with CCP and Harrisburg University
  • Faith-based organizations serve as partners as well as Home and School Association
  • Penn Law Program
  • Drexel University’s Eat Right Program
  • Penn Law Program
  • Philadelphia Futures
  • Project Pride
  • Upward Bound Programs at University of Penn, Drexel, and Harcum