Stephen Girard Elementary School
PHONE: (215) 400-8180 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: K-4 ENROLLMENT: 394
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MissionBased on our own collective knowledge and the research on the best instructional practices, we envision an educational environment that is cooperative, interactive, rigorous in standards and responsive to the diverse needs of learners.
Points Of PrideAn after-school program in partnership with Diversified Communities (Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.). Learning Garden from the American Heart Association. Partnership with Maestro the Lion (which encourages and assists in providing musical instruction for students). Partnership with Taller Puertorriqueno (which encourages and assists in providing art and cultural education programs for students).
Admissions PolicyStudents 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 HonorsRecognized for making significant gains in math and reading on the PSSA (2009). Received the first Learning Garden in the state from the American Heart Association.
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