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James G. Blaine Academics Plus School

PHONE: (215) 400-7330 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-8 ENROLLMENT: 371

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Vision: Engagement, Empowerment, and Excellence - James G. Blaine Elementary School will be the premier school of choice for Philadelphia students, parents, and teachers and a beacon of excellence in its community. Every Blaine student will make high levels of academic growth, engage in personalized learning, and be prepared for success in high school, college, and career.

Mission: Blaine School prepares every student for success in college or career through differentiated academic instruction, cutting edge technology-integration, and expanded enrichment opportunities.

Points Of Pride

Community Partnerships: City Year-Philadelphia Ballet; Books in Homes; Philadelphia Arts in Education; Springboard; Jounce Partners; Grandma's Kids; Coalition of Black Trade Unionist; AFL; CIO Community Services and United Way; Eat Right Now; Faith Based Partner; Prince of Piece and Holy Nation; Intercommunity Action, Inc. STS; J.C. Price Lodge No.82; Safe Corridor and Safe Streets; Partnerships with Temple, Drexel, UPenn Universities; EPIC (Equal Partners in Change); Honikman Center Partnership; Hank Gathers Recreation Center Partnership; Philadelphia Children Access Nature

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

Yes WE Can! The students and staff of the Blaine School are proudly celebrating the accomplishment of making AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) for the 2010-2011 school year. Congratulations to everyone for their hard work and dedication.

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