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Philip Sheridan Elementary School

PHONE: (215) 400-7160 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-4 ENROLLMENT: 557

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mrs. Awilda Balbuena

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-7160

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Kensington

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (89)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

    2021-11-21

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

    No Data Reported

  • Extended Day

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Mission

Students are academically empowered through exemplary team planning that incorporates differentiated, data-driven instruction and research-based instructional practices that align with the Common Core standards to meet the needs of all students. In order to achieve academic excellence, the teachers and staff ensure that each child feels safe and respected in an engaging environment.

Points Of Pride

Sheridan currently has SMART Boards in each classroom, multiple laptop carts on each floor, a fully updated computer lab and a fully functional library. An active student council helps to make decisions about school programs and events, as well as to lead them. --ESOL and LS students receive instruction in full inclusion-model classrooms with highly qualified and dedicated teachers. --Over 85% of teachers and administrators attend summer literacy and math institutes to ensure that we keep current with best practices.

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

Co-teaching school-wide for all ELLs and learning support classrooms.

Hours of Operation

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