Community Impact

Each year, Curtis students reach more than 1,500 members of the community—students and schoolchildren, hospital patients and hospice residents, the homeless, prison inmates, and more—through social entrepreneurship and community artist programs. 

 
People reached in average year

All-City Orchestra: 100 students

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: 30 patients and family members

Jefferson Hospital NICU: 100 babies

Penn Memory Center: 50 patients and family members

Penn Rittenhouse Hospice: 60 patients and family members

Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Graterford: 25 inmates

Play On, Philly!: 25 students

Project HOME: 30 residents

Roosevelt Elementary: 25 students

Samuel Powel Elementary: 350 students

South Philadelphia High School: 600 students

Temple Contemporary/Found Sound Nation: 25 broken instruments for students in the school district

Urban Hope Church: 25 children and family members

Vare-Washington School: 25 students

Village of Arts and Humanities: 25 students

William Cramp Elementary: 10 students and family members