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Overall
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John Hancock Demonstration Middle School-Gen. J. Harry LaBrum Campus
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Overall
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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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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePublic District Neighborhood
  • Grade Levels6-8
  • Enrollment235
  • PrincipalMr. William Griffin
  • Phone Number215-281-2607
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (20, 67)
  • Address 10800 Hawley Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
  • Application DeadlineNovember 2nd, 2018
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Mission

The John Hancock Demonstration Middle School’s Vision is Together We Make a Difference and the John Hancock School Mission Statement is parents, teachers, staff and community will create and sustain an outstanding educational program to ensure all...

The John Hancock Demonstration Middle School’s Vision is Together We Make a Difference and the John Hancock School Mission Statement is parents, teachers, staff and community will create and sustain an outstanding educational program to ensure all children achieve at high levels reaching their full potential. Together we make a difference in our students' future

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Points of Pride

New reorganization plan with the following three foci 1. The Arts 2. Literacy 3. STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

New reorganization plan with the following three foci 1. The Arts 2. Literacy 3. STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

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

Bullying prevention; code of student conduct..

Bullying prevention; code of student conduct..

Accreditations & Honors

New Demonstration School

New Demonstration School

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 10.3%
White 64.8%
Hispanic 9.5%
Asian 3.1%
Other 12.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 45.1%
Male Students 54.9%

Special Education

Special Ed 24.3%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.8%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 50%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 4.5%

Students Per Grade

6th Grade Students
90
7th Grade Students
72
8th Grade Students
73
Total Students
235

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
11.2

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

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

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Art Club; Connects Club; Philly Student Run Program

Art Club; Connects Club; Philly Student Run Program

Parent Programs

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

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