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School leader:  Mr. William J. Griffin
3700 Morrell Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19114

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(215) 281-2604
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"Literacy, Arts and STEM"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Mathematics, Music, Performing arts, Science...
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    None, American Sign Language (ASL)
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34 reviews

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Recent Comments


Teacher effectiveness: Effective
Submitted by a community member · July 14, 2015
My son is going into 3rd grade at this school and so far both of his teachers have been very good. They took the time to address any issues he was having with me (either behavioral or academic) and the aides work one on one with the children. ... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 23, 2014
This school is wonderful, it is filled with wonderful teachers and staff.The Principal is o.k., he lacks people skills. He is not very friendly with the parent's & speaks to us like we are one of the student's, for this reason they do not have... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 29, 2014
My daughter's school is John Hancock Demonstration School in NE Philly. This is the one of the best schools in Philly, which is surprising in the Phila Public School District. Mr. Griffin, the Principal, is awesome, hand-on and so caring of all... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 29, 2013
I have two children in the school. The oldest is in 4th grade. This is likely the best public elementary school in the city, with a principal who has navigated the draconian budget cuts better than other schools. I'd give it 5 stars if they had... more

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The John Hancock Demonstration Elementary School
3700 Morrell Ave, Philadelphia, PA  19114
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. (215) 281-2604
Last modified The John Hancock Demonstration Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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