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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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School Details

  • School TypePublic District Neighborhood
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Enrollment576
  • PrincipalMr. Omahr Ashe
  • Phone Number215-400-8260
  • School Emailoashe@philasd.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Oregon), Bus (7, 47M, G)
  • Address 900 West Oregon Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • NeighborhoodSouth Philadelphia
  • Fax215-400-8261
  • Application DeadlineNovember 2nd, 2018
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Mission

Our mission is to prepare students to become successful lifelong learners and responsible citizens who can contribute in a positive manner to a rapidly changing global society.

Our mission is to prepare students to become successful lifelong learners and responsible citizens who can contribute in a positive manner to a rapidly changing global society.

Points of Pride

For the 6th consecutive year, ranked # 1 in Neighborhood Network I, K-8 schools, PSSA Math, Reading and Science. Experienced leadership. 100% highly qualified teachers. ESOL, special education and mentally gifted services. Art, music (vocal and...

For the 6th consecutive year, ranked # 1 in Neighborhood Network I, K-8 schools, PSSA Math, Reading and Science. Experienced leadership. 100% highly qualified teachers. ESOL, special education and mentally gifted services. Art, music (vocal and instrumental), computers and physical education. Home and School Association. Extracurricular activities and clubs. PIAA sports (golf, girls volleyball, basketball, track and field, softball and baseball). Motto: "Excellence is the Standard."

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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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Safety & Culture

The school is a multicultural community where Asian, Latino, Arabic, African American, and Caucasian children learn and live tolerance and respect on a daily basis.

The school is a multicultural community where Asian, Latino, Arabic, African American, and Caucasian children learn and live tolerance and respect on a daily basis.

Accreditations & Honors

Made AYP 2011-2012, 2010-2011, 2009-2010, 2008-2009.

Made AYP 2011-2012, 2010-2011, 2009-2010, 2008-2009.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 14.9%
White 19.3%
Hispanic 19.1%
Asian 37.7%
Other 9%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 47.2%
Male Students 52.8%

Special Education

Special Ed 10.2%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.2%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 79%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 23.3%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
59
1st Grade Students
49
2nd Grade Students
52
3rd Grade Students
66
4th Grade Students
83
5th Grade Students
66
6th Grade Students
72
7th Grade Students
69
8th Grade Students
60
Total Students
576

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.8

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Literature

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Track and Field,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

ESOL Homework Club, Golf, Strategy Games, Student Council, Safety Club, Multicultural Club

ESOL Homework Club, Golf, Strategy Games, Student Council, Safety Club, Multicultural Club

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

Attend Awards Ceremonies; Assist on school trips; Attend workshops for math, science and literacy; Attend Science awards Luncheon; Assist at School Spirit Day

Attend Awards Ceremonies; Assist on school trips; Attend workshops for math, science and literacy; Attend Science awards Luncheon; Assist at School Spirit Day

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