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James Rhoads Elementary School

PHONE: (215) 581-5504 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 411

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. Kelly Parker

  • Phone Number

    (215) 581-5504

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Mill Creek

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (52), Trolley (34)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform

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  • Extended Day

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Rhoads School offers children in kindergarten to grade eight an enriching academic and social experience. Our dedicated staff and community partnerships work together to allow each child the opportunity to develop his/her potential to its fullest. Educational success is greatly dependent upon the bond that is forged between school and home. It is our hope that, with students, parents and teachers working together, the school year will be our best.

Points Of Pride

* Afterschool Program with a focus on CCSS using SAS as a resource. -* West Philadelphia Tutoring Project (PENN Tutors) with a focus on specific student - deficits based on state assessment data -*WePAC -* Singing City Choir - *Artwell -*Picasso Project -*One Healthy Breakfast -*Reading Olympics -* Iready-* PennSmiles -*WillsEye -*STS

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

West Philadelphia Choir; Mason Mentoring; West Philadelphia Alliance for Children

Hours of Operation

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Extended Programming Details

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