W. C. Longstreth School
PHONE: (215) 400-7870 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-8 ENROLLMENT: 366
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Bus (G), RR (Angora)
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No Data Reported
- Extended Day
MissionIt is the mission of Longstreth School to educate all students to high levels while building character and self esteem within our students. It is our mission to produce productive positive members of society. Further, it is our goal to be certain that every single student is on grade level by third grade.
Points Of PrideAnnual Spelling Bee. State-of-the-art technology (equipped with SMART Boards and laptops). Chess program. Hamels and Well grants; state-of-the-art fitness center.
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 HonorsOur school has reached AYP status several years prior to 2010-2011. We have maintained a stable staff with 85% of our staff having served fifteen to twenty-five years, on average. Longstreth has been awarded the Hamels Grant (2011-2012), Nutrition Grant (2011-2012), and the Wellness Grant (2011-2012). We are extremely proud of our partnership with the John Heinz Horticultural Center, Longstreth Gardening Project, etc.
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