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Alexander Wilson School
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School Details

  • School TypePublic District
  • Grade LevelsK-6
  • Enrollment231
  • PrincipalDr, Sonya Harrison
  • Phone Number215-823-8206
  • SEPTA RoutesTrolley (11, 36)
  • Address4514-24 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia PA
  • NeighborhoodUniversity City

Mission

Alexander Wilson's educational mission is to provide an intense, comprehensive academic program to every student through the collaborative efforts of the school, home and community, which will ensure their success in a diverse, technology based...

Alexander Wilson's educational mission is to provide an intense, comprehensive academic program to every student through the collaborative efforts of the school, home and community, which will ensure their success in a diverse, technology based society.

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Points of Pride

We respect ourselves and others. We take responsibilty for our learning. We care about each others right to learn. Wilson School is the place that loves you back.

We respect ourselves and others. We take responsibilty for our learning. We care about each others right to learn. Wilson School is the place that loves you back.

Admissions Policy

Follows School District policy for neighborhood schools. Students must live within designated boundaries, or if they don't, they may apply to transfer into the school. See Choosing a Public Elementary/Middle School for more details. Find your...

Follows School District policy for neighborhood schools. Students must live within designated boundaries, or if they don't, they may apply to transfer into the school. See Choosing a Public Elementary/Middle School for more details. Find your neighborhood public school.

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Accreditations & Honors

Continuous AYP progress, but no special awards at this time

Continuous AYP progress, but no special awards at this time

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 90.1%
Hispanic 1.5%
Asian 3.1%
Other 4.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 43.7%
Male Students 56.3%

Special Education

Special Ed 13.3%

Lunch Assistance

Reduced Lunch 100%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
34
1st Grade Students
41
2nd Grade Students
29
3rd Grade Students
38
4th Grade Students
33
5th Grade Students
22
6th Grade Students
34
Total Students
231

Safety Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
4.4

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance

Sports Programs

  • Sports Other

Other Sports

To learn more about the Wilson Community School, our renowned and comprehensive after school program, please contact Mr. Rich at 215 292 4297.

To learn more about the Wilson Community School, our renowned and comprehensive after school program, please contact Mr. Rich at 215 292 4297.

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers,
  • Parents After School Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Computer classes for parents; parent assistance at front desk, and much more

Computer classes for parents; parent assistance at front desk, and much more

Other

The School District of Philadelphia has recommended that Alexander Wilson close effective June 2013.

The School District of Philadelphia has recommended that Alexander Wilson close effective June 2013.

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