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Horatio B. Hackett School

PHONE: (215) 400-7470 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-5 ENROLLMENT: 363

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To provide our culturally diverse population a positive, safe, respectful and supportive environment where all children will gain the knowledge to become lifelong learners and model citizens.

Points Of Pride

Art, music, gym and technology classes for all students. Second Step social/emotional learning. Mind Yeti mindfulness intervention. A variety of after-school clubs. Strong partnerships with Rock to the Future, Beacon Church, Block Church, University of Penn (OGAP), Temple University, Eat.Right.Now (Healthy You Positive Energy), Kensington Soccer Club, Snapology, Eagle Eye Mobile and the Ronald McDonald Dental Program.

Admissions Policy

Students must live within designated catchment boundaries; students may apply to a school(s) outside of their neighborhood and will be considered if space is available.

Accreditations and Honors

USGBC National Award for Volunteer Impact Project-2nd Place Winner for March Madness Academic competition-Recognition from United Way for our literacy program-Rock to the Future Music Program weekly -GWC Science Fair Awards- 2013-2014 -Reading Olympics Award 2013-14-Choir/Band/Orchestra opportunities for our students-Billy Joel Grant (Electric Keyboard Lab)-FAST Program for K-2 Families-Art Program

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
Tues8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
Wed8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
Thur8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
Fri8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
Sat -

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Entrance Instructions

Due to covid-19 visitation is restricted. Please contact us at (215) 400-7470 for assistance.