Ellwood Elementary School
MissionTo provide all students with a fully comprehensive and rigorous education and equip them with educational, social and emotional strategies and tools that will enable them to successfully achieve any goals they set to contribute to the betterment of society.
Points Of Pride
Reading Olympics. After-school Theater Arts, Literacy, Math and Homework Clubs. Annual parents and grandparents celebration breakfasts. Teaching Gardens program. More than 52 families represented at Harvest Festival in October 2018. Parent/community resource center at the school to serve Ellwood parents and community members.
Admissions PolicyStudents 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 HonorsPennsylvania Horticultural Society: Community Greening Award, fall 2010. Pennsylvania Department of Education: Achievement Recognition, Adequately Yearly Progress, 2008/2009 and 2009/2010. Philadelphia School District: Adequate Yearly Progress, 2010. U.S. Census Bureau: Certificate of Achievement for civic engagement and positive contribution toward the full population count, 2010 Census.
Hours of Operation