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Chester A. Arthur School

PHONE: (215) 400-4940 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 276

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Kimberly Newman

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-4940

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    South Philadelphia

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (7, 17)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform

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  • Extended Day

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The members of the Chester A. Arthur Family will create a safe and supportive learning environment. We will provide all students with the educational skills and tools needed to be productive and engaged citizens.

Points Of Pride

Partnership with Children's Literacy Initiative; recipient of a Verizon grant to implement blended learning in all classrooms; students receive personalized Math, Science, and Literacy instruction.; iPads for students in grades K-2; every middle school student receives his/her own Chromebook to utilize for instructional purposes;

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

Adequate Yearly Progress (2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011); PA Keystone Award

Hours of Operation

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Extended Programming Details

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