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Emlen Elementary School

PHONE: (215) 400-3470 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-5 ENROLLMENT: 293

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To develop students who are literate in reading, writing, communication, mathematics, science and social studies and who achieve at high levels as demonstrated on the PSSA (by receiving scores of proficient and advanced) and other assessments. We work at instilling in our children a lifelong love of learning so that they will become productive citizens in society.

Points Of Pride

Annual shows in both the visual and vocal arts. At least one SMART Board in each grade. Many community partners. 100 Book Challenge in each grade. Newly appointed School Advisory Council. New computer lab courtesy of Mt. Airy USA.

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

Earned the honor of being one of only 26 Vanguard Schools within the School District of Philadelphia.

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