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Bayard Taylor School

PHONE: (215) 400-3880 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-5 ENROLLMENT: 416

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    David Laver

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-3880

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Hunting Park

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (4, 47, 56)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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To create and sustain an environment that promotes and celebrates continuous learning by all of its members and motivates students to improve their own lives and to strengthen their community. Through rigorous and intentional instruction in all academic areas and development of social and emotional skills, we will prepare our children to be lifelong learners and productive, kind and thoughtful citizens in our community.

Points Of Pride

Model inclusion program. Bilingual Spanish program at all grade levels. Community dance and music ensemble serving more than 100 students, former students and the community. Long-standing partnership with Penn Charter School; member of new Allegheny West School Consortium, initiated by Penn Charter School. Interactive whiteboards in all classrooms. 21st-century classrooms.

Admissions Policy

Students must live within designated catchment boundaries; students may apply to a school(s) outside of their neighborhood and will be considered via lottery based on a available space.

Accreditations and Honors

-2011 AYP--2012 The Hamels Foundation Playground Renovation--2007, 2008, 2012 Teachers received prestigious awards: Rose Lindenbaum Improvement in Education, Philadelphia Association of Hispanic School Administrators Bilingual Teacher of the Year, Philade

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