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Edwin Forrest Elementary School

PHONE: (215) 400-3330 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-6 ENROLLMENT: 808

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To fully ensure the consistent implementation of effective instructional practices within our school. All students who are "at risk" are identified early and supported by a system that provides research-based interventions tailored to their needs.

Points Of Pride

Choir sang the national anthem at a 76ers game and Phantoms ice hockey game in 2011. School performed Willy Wonka and Authors Showcase Tea from the Being a Writer Program in 2012. Annual family night. Monthly School Advisory Council meetings. Active Home and School Association.

Admissions Policy

Students must live within designated catchment boundaries.

Accreditations and Honors

Principal Of the Year- Lindback Award( 2011); Teacher Of the Year - Ruth Hayre Award (2011); 1st Place winner in Penn Relay for the School District (grade 6) 2012; First In Math Award (2011); Science Fair Winner (2011-2012)

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