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J.H. Brown Elementary School

PHONE: (215) 400-3320 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-6 ENROLLMENT: 346

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Ellen Denofa

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-3320

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (28, 66), RR (Holmesburg Junction)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform

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  • Extended Day

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The mission of the Joseph Brown school is to provide daily rigorous instruction to all students in the CORE Curriculum areas. We will set high expectations for all children and provide the differentiated instruction necessary to have students reach their learning potential. We will involve the entire school community in decisions regarding the life of the school. We will foster a safe & orderly environment. We will continue to promote respect for all members of our diverse school community.

Points Of Pride

Active Home and School Association. Dancing Classrooms Philly program.

Admissions Policy

Students must live within designated catchment boundaries.

Accreditations and Honors

We have four National Board Certified teachers on our staff.

Hours of Operation

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Extended Programming Details

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