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A.S. Jenks Academics Plus School

PHONE: (215) 400-8240 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-5 ENROLLMENT: 241

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Siouda Chestnut

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-8240

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    South Philadelphia

  • SEPTA Routes

    BSL (Oregon), Bus (23, 4)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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To promote success for every student. Each student deserves a holistic education that addresses his or her individual needs. We believe in developing a healthy school climate, helping children build self-esteem while developing positive interpersonal relationships, creating partnerships with the community in the education of our students, working in cooperation with families, and helping all children develop relevant skills for success in today's society.

Points Of Pride

Strong parental involvement. Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) every year (10 years). Instrumental and vocal music programs. Extracurricular clubs (chess, math, newspaper, etc.). Dedicated teachers. Mentally gifted program.

Admissions Policy

Students must live within designated catchment boundaries.

Accreditations and Honors

PA Dept. of Education Keystone Award 2005-2011; School Performance Index Rated #1 2010 & 2011

Hours of Operation

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