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William M. Meredith School
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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 District Neighborhood
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Enrollment634
  • PrincipalMs. Lauren Overton
  • Phone Number215-400-7990
  • School Emailloverton@philasd.org
  • SEPTA Routes57
  • Address 725 S. 5th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • NeighborhoodQueen Village
  • TuitionPublic
  • Application DeadlineNovember 2nd, 2018
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Mission

William M. Meredith is a caring and collaborative community where students are empowered to own their educational experience through exploration and innovation. We cultivate reciprocal relationships between families, students, faculty, and staff. We...

William M. Meredith is a caring and collaborative community where students are empowered to own their educational experience through exploration and innovation. We cultivate reciprocal relationships between families, students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and foster a growth mindset for all members of our learning community.

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Points of Pride

1. Workshop model is used in Reading, Writing, and Math 2. Strong performing and visual arts curriculum 3. Technology in every classroom 4. Language in grades K-8 5. Caring staff

1. Workshop model is used in Reading, Writing, and Math 2. Strong performing and visual arts curriculum 3. Technology in every classroom 4. Language in grades K-8 5. Caring staff

Admissions Policy

Students must live in the catchment area for the school. The kindergarten admissions is a lottery. Details regarding the lottery will be published at meredithmatters.org in December. Please note this kindergarten lottery process does not guarantee...

Students must live in the catchment area for the school. The kindergarten admissions is a lottery. Details regarding the lottery will be published at meredithmatters.org in December. Please note this kindergarten lottery process does not guarantee admission.

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Safety & Culture

We believe in three principals: Take Care of Yourself, Take Care of Others , and Take Care of Our School Community

We believe in three principals: Take Care of Yourself, Take Care of Others , and Take Care of Our School Community

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 10.7%
White 63.6%
Hispanic 5.7%
Asian 8.5%
Other 11.5%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 46.9%
Male Students 53.2%

Special Education

Special Ed 6.6%

Gifted Education

Gifted 7.1%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 18%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.6%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
89
1st Grade Students
70
2nd Grade Students
79
3rd Grade Students
77
4th Grade Students
75
5th Grade Students
59
6th Grade Students
66
7th Grade Students
54
8th Grade Students
65
Total Students
634

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.2

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • Drill Team,
  • Dance,
  • Ceramics,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Track and Field,
  • Tennis,
  • Dance

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents School Advisory,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers,
  • Parents After School Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Fund raising events; Play day; Policy discussions

Fund raising events; Play day; Policy discussions

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