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John F. McCloskey School

PHONE: (215) 400-3380 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 280

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Del N Jones

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-3380

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (18, H)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

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  • Extended Day

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The mission of the John F. McCloskey Elementary School is to educate the whole child physically, academically and emotionally in a clean and safe environment. Recognizing that all students learn in different ways, all are provided with equal opportunities to learn.

Points Of Pride

Strong community and parent partnership. Host of extracurricular activities. School-wide service learning project. McCloskey Comets (positive incentive program for students). Annual Black Wax Museum.

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

McCloskey has made AYP for the past 6 years. Also received Keystone Award in Pennsylvania past 3 years.

Hours of Operation

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Extended Programming Details

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