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Russell H. Conwell Middle Magnet School

PHONE: (215) 400-7210 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Special Admit GRADES: 5-8 ENROLLMENT: 330

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Erica Green

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-7210

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Kensington

  • SEPTA Routes

    MFL (Allegheny), Bus (3, 5, 89)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

    2021-11-21

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

    Yes

  • Extended Day

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Mission

Conwell strives to be a model magnet school offering a broad and challenging educational program to students from diverse cultural backgrounds. The school community is committed to developing students who are peaceful, accountable, wholesome, and solutionary. We strive to develop students with the knowledge and skills to continue their education and become personally fulfilled, interdependent, socially responsible young adults.

Points Of Pride

Inclusion: All of our students are immersed in programs where high expectations are the norm.--Annual Math & Literacy Nights: Families explore our challenging curriculum through fun and games.--Annual Career Day: People share their experiences, skills, and education backgrounds with students. --After School All Stars program: students participate in an enriched after school program with a range of activities to choose from. --Penn Relays 4x100 Boys and Girls Relay 1st place, 6th grade shuttle run 1st place--National Junior Honors Society --Manufacturing Alliance of Philadelphia Video Contest Winner 3x winner --Lindback Teacher of the Year recipients 2018, 2020, 2021

Admissions Policy

Students must meet specific grades (A's, B's, & 1 C in major subjects) and attendance marks (95%).

Accreditations and Honors

Member of National Junior Honors Society 2017-present, Lindback Award for Distinguished Teachers 2018, 2020, & 2021.

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tues7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wed7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thur7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Fri7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions

Students are admitted and dismissed in the school yard of the main building every day.