ARTHUR CHESTER A SCHOOL

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2000 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19146
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Phone: 215-875-5774
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 8th Grade
  • District: Philadelphia City School District
  • Students/Teacher: 10:1
  • Students/Grade: 22.2
  • Number Students: 200
  • Number Teachers: 12
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 65627
  • Poverty Level: 30 PERCENT OR MORE
  • Number Computers: 32
  • Principal: Ms Kim Newman
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (6 ratings)
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    School Reviews (6 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-09-02
    "Chester Arthur has improved greatly in the last couple of years. There is an excellent new principal, many committed teachers and an ever-improving level of commitment from the community. The school just had a new play structure installed, has a whole bunch of new technology in support of STEM Education and quite a number of programs related to the Arts. The school's outside support organization (FoCA) is also excellent and has raised a lot of money for the school and helped the community get involved. FoCA recently held an event that raised about $25,000 for STEM education."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-09-01
    "My daughter attended kindergarten here last year, and will be entering 1st grade here next week. She loves going to school, and the principal and teachers here are motivated and caring. The community has really rallied around this little school in the last few years and it is blossoming. I'll also be sending my youngest here too come 2016 ."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-31
    "The new leadership (ie. principal) at this school has created an awesome energy - the staff, students and community are all a part of this exciting change."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-28
    "I've been involved in this school for the past 4 years (I have a child who will enter Kindergarten there in 2016) and I've been amazed at what a little gem it is. The Principal is amazing, the teachers are great, and the students arrive eager to learn. It's a small, neighborhood school and I'd encourage any prospective families to check it out."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-30
    "I am a proud parent of a child attending this school. The teachers are in tune with ckildren needs and are will to answer any quetions."
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