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Mastery Charter School: Pastorius-Richardson Elementary

PHONE: (215) 951-5689 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 622

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ashley Anderson

  • Phone Number

    (215) 951-5689

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (18, 26, K, L)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform


  • Extended Day

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Mastery Schools empowers students with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue their dreams and succeed after graduation.


At Pastorius-Richardson Elementary, students are inspired to reach their full potential in a culture of intellectual curiosity with a faculty of dedicated educators and a curriculum designed to challenge and engage. We also believe that extracurricular engagement is an essential part of a well-rounded education, helping students discover their talents and forge lasting friendships along the way.


Points Of Pride

  • Outstanding academics 
  • Safe & secure school environment 
  • Loving & supportive principals, teachers, & staff 
  • Specialized programming to meet the individualized needs of each student 
  • Elective programming aligned with student interests (art, music, physical education, & more)
  • Free breakfast & lunch for every student 
  • Access to laptops for instructional purposes
  • Extracurricular programs and sports
  • Focus on core values of respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork, and kindness 
  • Students have the opportunity to attend Simon Gratz High School for the full K-12 Mastery experience

Admissions Policy

Open to all students in the Germantown community who live in the school’s attendance zones within the zip codes of 19144 and 19138. The school cannot enroll students living outside of its attendance zone, even if they reside within the listed 19144 and 19138 zip codes. Enrollment priority is given to the following groups in this order:

  • Sibling attending (in-catchment)
  • Lives in catchment



Accreditations and Honors

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions