Dean of Academics

Holly Castelli

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School’s academic program offers a winning combination of traditional learning and innovative technology designed to meet the individual needs of each student. Built on a bedrock of old-fashioned classroom instruction by highly qualified, Pennsylvania-certified teachers, the academic program is supplemented by the incredibly diverse and flexible online curriculum of Lincoln Interactive. This winning combination has helped the school achieve AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) in each year of its operation. The school’s academics are designed not only to allow talented students the maximum amount of arts opportunities, but to insure that every student is prepared for entry into a quality college or a professional post-secondary career.


Each student at Lincoln Park receives an Individualized Learning Program, tailored to his or her unique abilities and requirements, and delivered by highly-qualified teachers using accredited curriculum.

Classroom instruction is offered in a variety of courses in the major academic areas: English, mathematics, social studies, science and foreign languages (Spanish). Other courses required for graduation, such as health and physical education, are also offered.

These classes are augmented by a huge number of online courses available through Lincoln Interactive. This curriculum offers students maximum choice and maximum flexibility – since students can work on these courses at any time, and at their own pace. It is ideal for ambitious students who want to maximize arts opportunities, or for students who want to take additional challenging academic courses.


The academic faculty at Lincoln Park is a group of young, dynamic and innovative teachers who are dedicated to exploring new educational opportunities for their students. They offer a hands-on learning environment that is both challenging and fun, one that is responsive to new technological advances but allows for plenty of one-on-one assistance. In particular, they realize that what has worked in the past doesn’t always work today – and they are always looking for better, more effective ways to help their students learn.


Upperclassmen who want to get a jumpstart on their college careers – and parents who want to save money! – can take advantage of Lincoln Park’s college credit program. Through a partnership with the Community College of Beaver County, Lincoln Park offers college credit courses in Advanced Biology, College Algebra, Calculus, Spanish III and IV, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Physics, Concepts of Literature and English Composition. These classes are taught at Lincoln Park during the school day, so students can get college credit while pursuing their regular schedules.


Prospective students should attend an enrollment seminar at Lincoln Park, held during second semester. For more information on these seminars, please view the information under the “Enrollment” tab.


  • English 9 and 10

  • British Literature

  • American Literature

  • English Composition I 

  • Concepts of Literature

  • Pre-Algebra

  • Algebra

  • Algebra II

  • Geometry

  • Pre-Calculus

  • Calculus

  • Business Math

  • College Algebra Prep

  • College Algebra

  • Civics

  • American History

  • World History

  • Government/Economics

  • Western Civilization

  • Science 9

  • Biology

  • Advanced Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Advanced Chemistry

  • Physical Science

  • Physics

  • Spanish I – IV

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School is dedicated to providing student-centered service in a professional and compassionate manner. The school utilizes a highly-trained and committed staff, which includes a number of professional artists. Students at LPPACS benefit from individualized educational strategies, tailored to each student's needs, interests and abilities, and designed to empower every student to succeed.

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