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Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School

PHONE: (215) 400-3430 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 444

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The entire Cook-Wissahickon staff and community are dedicated to helping our children become successful and productive adults, willing to improve the quality of life for the entire community as well as themselves. In order to achieve this bold initiative, the parents and staff have agreed, through mutual cooperation, to emphasize those academic and social skills necessary for the children to achieve our goal.

Points Of Pride

Full complement of expressive arts, including music, art and ceramics; physical education; computer science. Award-winning choir. City champions in boys middle school baseball in 2014 and 2015. Girls middle school softball, Boys and girls middle school basketball, Middle school golf. Middle school and gifted affinity clubs. Sustainability curriculum infused into academics and arts. Natural Pennsylvania meadow installed in yard. Highly active Home and School Association. Wissahickon Sustainability Council (Parent Green Committee). City and regional science fair placements each year.-2016: Fuel Up to Play 10K grant winner-2016: Health Squad All Stars Gateway Contest Winner-2014: Need In Deed Teacher of the Year, Jose L. Ramos-2014: iPraxis Teacher of the Year, Diane O'Fee Powers-2014: Need In Deed Transformation Award, Mindy Cohen-2013: Keystone Energy Efficiency Award-2013: Hamels Foundation grant (arts program)-2013: Middle school golf champions-2012: Boys middle school baseball champions

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

AYP - 2003 to 2012

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