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Laura Wheeler Waring School

PHONE: (215) 400-7560 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 214

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    April Brown

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-7560

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Spring Garden

  • SEPTA Routes

    BSL (Spring Garden), Bus (2, 33)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Extended Day

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We envision our Waring graduates as productive members of a world society, economically and socially, through employment, volunteering, and other community involvement. We involve parents as important partners in the educational process and students are held accountable for their learning, while knowing that supports are in place for them to achieve.

Points Of Pride

Waring Home and School Association. Partnerships with Spring Garden Civic Association, Friends of Clemente Philadelphia Mural Arts, Community College of Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr College. Responsive Classroom. Drexel University's Eat.Right.Now nutrition education. 100 Book Challenge.

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

Made A.Y.P in 2008. 2009, 2010, & 2011; Keystone Award Winner 2010 & 2011; Hammel's Award Recipient 2011; Carson's Scholar Award Recipient 2012

Hours of Operation

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