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Mastery Charter School: John Wister Elementary
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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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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Neighborhood
  • Grade LevelsK-5
  • Enrollment523
  • PrincipalMr. Jovan Weaver
  • Phone Number215-951-4003
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (23, 26, J, K), RR (Wister)
  • Address 67 East Bringhurst Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
  • NeighborhoodGermantown
  • Tuitionn/a
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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

Our goal is to educate the whole child by supplementing a rigorous reading, writing and math curriculum with courses such as art, music, gym and science. Additionally, there are two instructors in each K-2 classroom to support individualized and...

Our goal is to educate the whole child by supplementing a rigorous reading, writing and math curriculum with courses such as art, music, gym and science. Additionally, there are two instructors in each K-2 classroom to support individualized and small-group instruction.

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Admissions Policy

Mastery Charter School John Wister Elementary serves students living in Northwest Philadelphia, particularly within the 19144 zip code. Schools serving specific neighborhoods/catchment areas are typically unable to take students living outside of...

Mastery Charter School John Wister Elementary serves students living in Northwest Philadelphia, particularly within the 19144 zip code. Schools serving specific neighborhoods/catchment areas are typically unable to take students living outside of the catchment boundaries. Mastery Charter School John Wister Elementary is permitted to enroll students from outside the catchment area (up to 25 percent of all students).

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Safety & Culture

We have a comprehensive system to encourage great choices and promote our core values of respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and, most important, 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 and promote our core values of respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and, most important, 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.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 91%
Hispanic 5.4%
Other 3.6%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 47.6%
Male Students 52.4%

Special Education

Special Ed 8.6%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 88%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
115
1st Grade Students
73
2nd Grade Students
87
3rd Grade Students
85
4th Grade Students
85
5th Grade Students
78
Total Students
523

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