Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:05 PM
School leader Mr. Joseph Williams
District William Penn School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

9
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 96% 15%
White 2% 71%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 9%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 39%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts
Girl Scouts
Math club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Library Club
  6th-Grade Mentoring
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Penn Wood Middle School

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students

Enrollment

Learn more Http://williampennsd.org/site/default.aspx?DomainID=91
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012