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Penn Alexander School

PHONE: (215) 400-7760 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 572

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. Michael Farrell

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-7760

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    University City

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (21, 30, 42)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Tuition

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  • Extended Day

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The school provides a rich academic program for the children of the neighborhood with a curriculum that is based on best research evidence about successful teaching and learning strategies for children of diverse strengths, backgrounds, and learning needs.

Points Of Pride

* Primary focus on academic excellence with equal access of learning opportunities for all students- * Development of students' passion for learning- * Using the community as a context for real-world learning- * Opportunities for students to exercise choice

Admissions Policy

Students must live within designated catchment boundaries.

Accreditations and Honors

2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

Hours of Operation

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Extended Programming Details

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