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Mastery Charter School: Smedley Elementary

PHONE: (215) 537-2523 SCHOOL TYPE: Public Charter Neighborhood GRADES: K-6 ENROLLMENT: 757

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Caitlin Murphy

  • Phone Number

    (215) 537-2523

  • Website

  • Neighborhood


  • SEPTA Routes

    MFL (Frankford), Bus (25, 26, 73, 84)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform


  • 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

  • High quality academics
  • Individualized attention
  • Safe and secure
  • Lots of extra-curricular activities
  • Two teachers in K-2 classrooms during reading to allow for small group instruction
  • Hands-on math teaches students how to solve problems and why the solutions work
  • Play in K/1 helps students learn social-emotional skills


Admissions Policy

Open to all students who live in the Frankford area in the school attendance zone or catchment area within the 19124 zip code. (Click here to see the attendance zone map.) Enrollment priority is given to the following groups in this order: Sibling attending (in-catchment), Lives in catchment. 




Accreditations and Honors

  • Top-performing Title 1 school in the commonwealth for the 2019-20 school year.
  • Smedley Elementary was among the schools awarded for the greatest gains in achievement for all student groups. 

Hours of Operation

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

Extended Programming Details

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