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John F. Hartranft School

PHONE: (215) 400-7090 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 357

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Our school is dedicated to the success of every student. We are committed to creating a safe, positive learning environment in which our students will develop the academic and social skills necessary to lead a productive life. We address needs of self control and mutual respect. We promote teaching by example, working together, and an appreciation of diversity. Our success will be achieved with the active participation of students, parents, staff and the community.

Points Of Pride

Rich and creative extracurricular activities for all students:

  1. Spanish Club
  2. Reading Rap & Poetry Club
  3. Dance Club
  4. Boys Basketball Team
  5. Girls Volleyball Team
  6. Band/ Strings
  7. Art Club
  8. Panther Press
  9. Music Club
  10. Middle years tutoring
  11. Math & Reading clubs and tutoring
  12. Student government

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

Recipients of Cole Hamels and Maurice Romy grants; partnerships with Temple University and Ebeneezer Baptist Church; completed murals with the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program.

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