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Overall
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Mastery Charter School: Thomas Elementary
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Overall
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Math
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Science
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9
School Incidents
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4
Reading
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Attendance
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade LevelsK-6
  • Waiting List Size800
  • Enrollment650
  • PrincipalMrs. Emily Hergott
  • Phone Number267-296-7000
  • School Emailemily.hergott@masterycharter.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (7, 23, 47M, 68, G)
  • Address 814 Bigler Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • NeighborhoodWhitman
  • Tuitionn/a
  • Application DeadlineMarch 1st, 2018
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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

At Mastery Charter Thomas Elementary School, we believe that our students’ educational experience must focus on developing the whole child. We have a robust enrichment program that includes music, art, physical education, and Spanish, in addition to...

At Mastery Charter Thomas Elementary School, we believe that our students’ educational experience must focus on developing the whole child. We have a robust enrichment program that includes music, art, physical education, and Spanish, in addition to a wide offering of afterschool activities. In our K-2 classrooms, we have a second teacher who supports small group reading instruction. We are proud to serve a diverse student body and to support ESL and special education instruction within our building. We were recognized in 2016 as a part of the Schools That Can network and have been annually recognized as a top-performer city-wide when it comes to growth our campus has demonstrated in standardized testing. We have an active Parent Association that annually fundraises and supports robust student programming at our campus.

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Admissions Policy

Interested students must submit an application. Any student living in Philadelphia is eligible to apply. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held. First preference is given to students living within the 19148 Zip...

Interested students must submit an application. Any student living in Philadelphia is eligible to apply. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held. First preference is given to students living within the 19148 Zip code. Secondary preference is given to students living within the 19145, 19146, and 19147 Zip codes.

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Safety & Culture

We have a comprehensive system that encourages great choices and promotes our core values of Respect, Hard Work, Responsibility, Kindness, and Team Work. Every day, we start off with a morning meeting or community gathering where students are...

We have a comprehensive system that encourages great choices and promotes our core values of Respect, Hard Work, Responsibility, Kindness, and Team Work. Every day, we start off with a morning meeting or community gathering where students are celebrated and the classroom community grows. Our campus uses restorative practices and responsive classroom teaching methods to promote student accountability and self-efficacy.

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Accreditations & Honors

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

We have a comprehensive system to encourage great choices, promote our core values of respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork, and most importantly kindness. Students are rewarded for doing the right thing. Every day starts off with a morning meeting or community meeting where students are celebrated and the classroom community grows. We have a "fix it" school culture-- when you make a mistake, we expect you to fix it, learn from it, and move on. We won 1st Place in the Hershey Park Elementary Musical Competition.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 42%
White 17.2%
Hispanic 15.4%
Asian 21.4%
Other 4%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49%
Male Students 51%

Special Education

Special Ed 15.7%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.1%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 81%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
78
1st Grade Students
81
2nd Grade Students
105
3rd Grade Students
104
4th Grade Students
122
5th Grade Students
80
6th Grade Students
80
Total Students
650

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.4

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Dance,
  • Literature,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Soccer,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Clubs (Soccer, hockey, running, fitness, dance, yoga)

Clubs (Soccer, hockey, running, fitness, dance, yoga)

Other Activities

Student Government

Student Government

Electives

Music (2), Art, Spanish, PE

Music (2), Art, Spanish, PE

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

Parent partner nights surrounding literacy and math instruction.

Parent partner nights surrounding literacy and math instruction.

Before and After Care

  • After Care,
  • Extended Programming

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