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Potter-Thomas Promise Academy

PHONE: (215) 400-7120 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 426

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Miss Dywonne Davis-Harris

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-7120

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    North Central

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (47)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

  • Tuition

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  • Extended Day

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The Potter Thomas Promise Academy family is dedicated to the development of accountable, lifelong learners who are equipped with a world-class education that enables them to contribute as moral citizens in an evolving, competitive society.

Points Of Pride

Potter-Thomas has improved academically and in the area of school climate greatly over the past six years. Serious incidents and suspensions have declined dramatically. Administrator and staff stability has been achieved. The school is a clean, safe haven for students. Parents are actively involved in all activities. Student attendance has increased greatly. The instructional program is interactive, engaging, rigorous and differentiated to meet the needs of all students.

Admissions Policy

Students must live within designated catchment boundaries; students may apply to a school(s) outside of their neighborhood and will be considered if space is available.

Accreditations and Honors

Eagles Playground Build Parnership-2009-present--School Wide positive Behavior Support grant/ partnership with Devereaux Foundation and Children's hospital of Philadelphia -2008-2012--Gear-Up/ AVID School 2009-2012--Target/Heart of America Extreme library Make-over recipient/winner-2010--Promise Academy - 2010--Made AYP -2011--EWS and United Way grant/ partnership recipient for support with interventions/ Response to Instruction and intervention.--Fairhill Burial Grounds - provides individualized tutoring and provides literacy based supports, as well as maintains the school garden.

Hours of Operation

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