Early Wins for Philadelphia's First Middle College

At a Glance

The Parkway Center City Middle College, Philadelphia’s first early/middle college, is overcoming challenges and showing positive early outcomes for students.

Published aug. 08, 2019
Area of Work
  • Preparing for the Future of Work

I have a two-year head start on college; I am pursuing a career earlier.

Parkway Student

At Philadelphia's Parkway Center City Middle College, students can step into a college classroom at age 14, and can earn up to 64 credits by the time they graduate.

This piece details the school's design and early outcomes, including challenges the administration is facing and reflections from students.