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S. Weir Mitchell Elementary School
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School Details

  • School TypePublic District Neighborhood
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Enrollment666
  • PrincipalStephanie Andrewlevich
  • Phone Number215-727-2160
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (52, G), Trolley (11, 13)
  • Address 5500 Kingsessing Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
  • NeighborhoodKingsessing
  • Fax215-727-2218
  • Application DeadlineNovember 13th, 2017
  • Apply Now

Mission

Our mission at Mitchell Elementary School is: *To develop motivated and engaged students in interactive classrooms *To keep levels of energy and passion *To have supportive teachers with seamless classroom routines *To have involved parents *To have...

Our mission at Mitchell Elementary School is: *To develop motivated and engaged students in interactive classrooms *To keep levels of energy and passion *To have supportive teachers with seamless classroom routines *To have involved parents *To have an involved community *To prepare students to be life-long learners *To prepare students to be able to succeed in the 21st century *To prepare students to be responsible citizens

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Points of Pride

Chess team. Dedicated staff. Team focus. Supportive community partnerships.

Chess team. Dedicated staff. Team focus. Supportive community partnerships.

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

Positive Behavioral Support Plan. Incentives. Mentoring. Development of relationships with students. Big Brother/Big Sisters. WOAR.

Positive Behavioral Support Plan. Incentives. Mentoring. Development of relationships with students. Big Brother/Big Sisters. WOAR.

Accreditations & Honors

Chess competition winners 2011, 2012, 2013 AYP 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Chess competition winners 2011, 2012, 2013 AYP 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 94.1%
White 1.4%
Hispanic 1.1%
Other 3.5%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49.7%
Male Students 50.3%

Special Education

Special Ed 7.7%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.3%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 100%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 1.1%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
77
1st Grade Students
114
2nd Grade Students
100
3rd Grade Students
85
4th Grade Students
80
5th Grade Students
60
6th Grade Students
57
7th Grade Students
51
8th Grade Students
42
Total Students
666

Safety Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
6.1

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Soccer

Other Activities

Play Works

Play Works

Electives

Language Arts Class, P.E., Art, Computer

Language Arts Class, P.E., Art, Computer

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Lunchroom volunteers and office support

Lunchroom volunteers and office support

Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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