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John Moffet Elementary School
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School Details

  • School TypePublic District
  • Grade LevelsK-5
  • Enrollment423
  • PrincipalMs Carmen Navarro
  • Phone Number215-291-4721
  • SEPTA RoutesMFL (Berks), Bus (5, 25, 57)
  • Address127 W. Oxford Street, Philadelphia PA
  • NeighborhoodKensington
  • Application DeadlineNovember 13th, 2015
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Mission

It is the mission of the John Moffet Elementary School to develop lifelong learners and productive citizens who have the skills and confidence needed to reach their full potential, the ability to apply their learning effectively and creatively in the...

It is the mission of the John Moffet Elementary School to develop lifelong learners and productive citizens who have the skills and confidence needed to reach their full potential, the ability to apply their learning effectively and creatively in the community and marketplace, the acceptance and respect for cultural diversity, and the capability to work cooperatively with others to solve problems and adapt to a changing technological environment.

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Points of Pride

Art Classes; Arabic Drumming sponsored by Al-Bustan; Instrumental Music Program; Percussion Music Program; Playground built in the schoolyard in Spring of 2011 by Eagles Youth Partnership Program

Art Classes; Arabic Drumming sponsored by Al-Bustan; Instrumental Music Program; Percussion Music Program; Playground built in the schoolyard in Spring of 2011 by Eagles Youth Partnership Program

Admissions Policy

Follows School District policy for neighborhood schools. Students must live within designated boundaries; if they don't, they may apply to the school if space is available. Please note this application process happens early in the school year and...

Follows School District policy for neighborhood schools. Students must live within designated boundaries; if they don't, they may apply to the school if space is available. Please note this application process happens early in the school year and does not guarantee admission.

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Accreditations & Honors

Moffet made adequately yearly progress in 2003 thru 2011.

Moffet made adequately yearly progress in 2003 thru 2011.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 10.8%
White 11.1%
Hispanic 56.7%
Asian 0.5%
Other 20.9%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 47.8%
Male Students 52.2%

Special Education

Special Ed 10.6%

Lunch Assistance

Reduced Lunch 100%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 11.3%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
83
1st Grade Students
76
2nd Grade Students
63
3rd Grade Students
70
4th Grade Students
73
5th Grade Students
58
Total Students
423

Safety Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
1.2

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Track and Field

Parent Programs

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

Safety & Culture

All Moffet students are expected to be respectful, responsible and ready and we work as a school community to teach our students what that means. Students who adhere to Moffet's 3 R's are considered to be "Moffetized." A student of...

All Moffet students are expected to be respectful, responsible and ready and we work as a school community to teach our students what that means. Students who adhere to Moffet's 3 R's are considered to be "Moffetized." A student of the month celebration is held to recognized the students who exhibit Moffet's 3 R's.

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