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Mastery Charter School: John Wister Elementary

PHONE: (215) 951-4003 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Neighborhood GRADES: K-5 ENROLLMENT: 492

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  • Extended Day

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All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be truly prepared for postsecondary success and able to pursue their dreams.

Points Of Pride

  • Academic excellence!
  • Safe and secure
  • Joyful classrooms
  • Focus on the whole child, with art, music, gym and after-school activities.
  • Second instructor in K-3 classrooms to support small-group reading instruction.
  • "Play in K/1," to help students learn social-emotional skills through play.
  • Core values of kindness, responsibility, respect, teamwork and hard work.


Admissions Policy

Open to all students who live in the Germantown community in the school attendance zone or catchment area within the 19144 zip code. Enrollment priority is given to the following groups in this order: Sibling attending, lives in catchment. The school cannot enroll students living outside of its attendance zone, even if they reside within the listed 19144 zip code. 


Accreditations and Honors

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Sat -

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