About Our School
One Bright Ray Community High School (OBRCHS) is a project of One Bright Ray Incorporated (OBR).
We are a diploma granting accelerated high school program with a rich history and strong track record of success. We serve students from the city of Philadelphia who are over aged and under credited. Our students must be between 16 and 21 years of age and at least 1 ½ years behind in credits.
The school operates on an 11-month calendar year with an 8-week module system (See page 3), that allows our students to earn credits and progress towards their high school diploma. We are a project based learning school with individualized instruction which allows for additional learning time.
We support our students by creating a safe learning environment for achievement. We hold parents, students, faculty and staff accountable for their actions. We emotionally and financially support our students with social workers, a school therapist, security team and daycare services. We support our students by adding additional teachers in the classroom, after school tutoring, summer programs, internships, and exposure to culture and arts. We provide hope, hold our students to higher levels of expectations than ever before and encourage our students to achieve.