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Overall
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Mastery Charter School: Smedley Elementary
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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 Charter Neighborhood
  • Grade LevelsK-6
  • Waiting List Size
  • Enrollment748
  • PrincipalCaitlin Murphy
  • Phone Number215-537-2523
  • School Emailcaitlin.murphy@masterychater.org
  • SEPTA RoutesMFL (Frankford), Bus (25, 26, 73, 84)
  • Address 1790 Bridge Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
  • NeighborhoodFrankford
  • Tuitionn/a
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 28th, 2019
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Mission

All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be truly prepared for postsecondary success and able to pursue their dreams.

All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be truly prepared for postsecondary success and able to pursue their dreams.

Points of Pride

-Two teachers in K-2 classrooms during reading to allow for small group instruction -Hands-on math teaches students how to solve problems and why the solutions work -Play in K/1 helps students learn social-emotional skills -Focus on the whole...

-Two teachers in K-2 classrooms during reading to allow for small group instruction -Hands-on math teaches students how to solve problems and why the solutions work -Play in K/1 helps students learn social-emotional skills -Focus on the whole child through art, music, gym and after-school activities -Core values: respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and kindness

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Admissions Policy

Neighborhood Chart: must serve catchment

Neighborhood Chart: must serve catchment

Safety & Culture

We have a comprehensive system to encourage great choices and promote our core values of respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and kindness. Students are rewarded for doing the right thing. Every day starts with a meeting where students are...

We have a comprehensive system to encourage great choices and promote our core values of respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and kindness. Students are rewarded for doing the right thing. Every day starts with a meeting where students are celebrated and the classroom community grows.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 62.2%
White 2.4%
Hispanic 28.9%
Asian 0.8%
Other 5.7%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 45.8%
Male Students 54.2%

Special Education

Special Ed 19.8%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 96%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 4.2%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
114
1st Grade Students
101
2nd Grade Students
110
3rd Grade Students
113
4th Grade Students
114
5th Grade Students
108
6th Grade Students
88
Total Students
748

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.3

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Drill Team,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Cross Country,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Ed Snider Hockey

Ed Snider Hockey

Other Activities

Chess Club, Young Ladies of Mastery, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts

Chess Club, Young Ladies of Mastery, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

We have an active PTA that meets each first Tuesday of the month and supports events here at school.We have an active SAC that meets with the Principal each third Thursday of the month and drives our mission and programming. We encourage parent...

We have an active PTA that meets each first Tuesday of the month and supports events here at school.We have an active SAC that meets with the Principal each third Thursday of the month and drives our mission and programming. We encourage parent volunteers-- parents can work with teachers to set up a convenient time to come in!

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Before and After Care

  • After Care,
  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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