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John Marshall Elementary School
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Math
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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-5
  • Enrollment424
  • PrincipalMr. William Lawrence
  • Phone Number215-400-3950
  • SEPTA RoutesMFL (Arrott Transportation Center), Bus (3, 5, 59, 75, 89, J, K)
  • Address 4500 Griscom Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
  • NeighborhoodFrankford
  • Fax215-400-3951
  • Application DeadlineNovember 2nd, 2018
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Mission

The vision of the John Marshall School is one in which all learners grow and succeed in a school community that values and accommodates diversity. We believe our students are our greatest resource and therefore entitled to a high-quality education....

The vision of the John Marshall School is one in which all learners grow and succeed in a school community that values and accommodates diversity. We believe our students are our greatest resource and therefore entitled to a high-quality education. We adhere to the belief that it is the responsibility of the school and parents and the broader community to create a safe, caring and respectful environment that nurtures a student’s self-esteem, fosters problem solving, creates lifelong learners and produces productive citizens who are positive contributors to society.

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Points of Pride

School choir. Academic parent-teacher teams. Certified father-friendly flagship agency. Special events.

School choir. Academic parent-teacher teams. Certified father-friendly flagship agency. Special events.

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 that this application process happens early in the school...

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 that this application process happens early in the school year and does not guarantee admission.

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Safety & Culture

To help create a safe environment, the school provides adult supervision during morning admission and afternoon dismissal. In addition, the front desk is monitored by school staff and volunteers.

To help create a safe environment, the school provides adult supervision during morning admission and afternoon dismissal. In addition, the front desk is monitored by school staff and volunteers.

Accreditations & Honors

Achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) goals: 2009, 2010, 2011. 3rd Place in Learning Network 7 for First in Math Academic Excellence: 2014, 2015. Charitable donations to Read for Ronald, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and Susan G....

Achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) goals: 2009, 2010, 2011. 3rd Place in Learning Network 7 for First in Math Academic Excellence: 2014, 2015. Charitable donations to Read for Ronald, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research. Lexia Intervention Highest Participation Rate: 2015.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 55.7%
White 4.7%
Hispanic 28.1%
Asian 0.2%
Other 11.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49.3%
Male Students 50.7%

Special Education

Special Ed 13.2%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 73%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 4.5%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
65
1st Grade Students
84
2nd Grade Students
86
3rd Grade Students
60
4th Grade Students
66
5th Grade Students
63
Total Students
424

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
7.1

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Choir

Sports Programs

  • Track and Field,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Computer club. After-school tutorial twice a week (math and reading). Saturday school January through March for proficient and advanced students.

Computer club. After-school tutorial twice a week (math and reading). Saturday school January through March for proficient and advanced students.

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

Parents volunteer to participate in school-wide events such as field day, state assessments, back-to-school night, movie nights, class trips, etc. Embracing Responsible Fatherhood events every May.

Parents volunteer to participate in school-wide events such as field day, state assessments, back-to-school night, movie nights, class trips, etc. Embracing Responsible Fatherhood events every May.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Programming

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