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John Hancock Demonstration Elementary School

PHONE: (215) 400-3120 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-5 ENROLLMENT: 428

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. William Griffin

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-3120

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Morrell Park

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (66, 84)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform

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  • Extended Day

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The John Hancock Demonstration Elementary School's vision is "Together we make a difference," and our mission statement is "Parents, teachers, staff and community will create and sustain an outstanding educational program to ensure that all children achieve at high levels and reach their full potential." Together we make a difference in our students' future.

Points Of Pride

Family Math Night. Home and school association. Morning exercises in the schoolyard. Tuesday communication folders. School website. Partnerships with Holy Family University, Temple University, West Chester University, Liberty Bell Athletic Club, Morrell Park ShopRite, Eighth Police District and Mitchell Playground.

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

Demonstration school, First in Math program, Dancing Classrooms, Fresh Artists.

Hours of Operation

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Extended Programming Details

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