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General George A. McCall Elementary School
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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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High Academic Growth
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School Details

  • School TypePublic District Neighborhood
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Enrollment715
  • PrincipalRose Rock
  • Phone Number215-400-7840
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (12, 47)
  • Address 325 South 7th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • NeighborhoodSociety Hill
  • Application DeadlineNovember 2nd, 2018
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Mission

The mission of Gen. George McCall school is to provide high quality education that prepares, ensures, and empowers all students to achieve their full intellectual and social potential in order to become lifelong learners and productive contributing...

The mission of Gen. George McCall school is to provide high quality education that prepares, ensures, and empowers all students to achieve their full intellectual and social potential in order to become lifelong learners and productive contributing members of society.

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Points of Pride

Art and music programs particularly participation in Arts Link enhance our curriculum. Technology is a point of pride with a new computer lab and promethean boards in every classroom. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) night and...

Art and music programs particularly participation in Arts Link enhance our curriculum. Technology is a point of pride with a new computer lab and promethean boards in every classroom. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) night and Literacy night reinforce our commitment to preparing our children to be lifelong learners and productive contributing members of society.

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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

At McCall, as we work together to confront the challenges before us, we will strive to educate and raise a community of future-ready, life-long learners, who will lead, serve and achieve in their communities.

At McCall, as we work together to confront the challenges before us, we will strive to educate and raise a community of future-ready, life-long learners, who will lead, serve and achieve in their communities.

Accreditations & Honors

Adequate Yearly Progress; Keystone State Award

Adequate Yearly Progress; Keystone State Award

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 11.8%
White 22%
Hispanic 2.8%
Asian 53.6%
Other 9.9%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 50.9%
Male Students 49.1%

Special Education

Special Ed 6.3%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.8%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 51%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 18.9%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
90
1st Grade Students
97
2nd Grade Students
99
3rd Grade Students
88
4th Grade Students
85
5th Grade Students
67
6th Grade Students
66
7th Grade Students
56
8th Grade Students
67
Total Students
715

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.6

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

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

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Yoga Club; Yearbook club; Cupstacking club

Yoga Club; Yearbook club; Cupstacking club

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

Parents are truly our partners. We are successful because of the ongoing support of both our parents and our community. Our Home and School Association sends out weekly updates on the activities taking place at McCall to maintain open communication....

Parents are truly our partners. We are successful because of the ongoing support of both our parents and our community. Our Home and School Association sends out weekly updates on the activities taking place at McCall to maintain open communication. Our belief is that communication is the key to increasing parental involvement.

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