EDUCATION

LoMo’s Education Committee works to promote and support our local schools, as well as advocate for our local library, the Fumo Family Library Branch.

LoMo Education Committee Chair: Rebecca Wanner 

For more information about LoMo’s Education Committee or to ask us a question about local schools, email: lomophilly@gmail.com

Resources for Parents & Caregivers

Philadelphia Public School Notebook An independent, nonprofit news source and voice for parents, students, teachers, and other members of the community who are working for quality and equality in Philadelphia’s public schools thenotebook.org
Kids South of Washington Google Group Google group formed by South Philly parents to share info, announcements, and resources sites.google.com/site/kidssouthofwashington/

Our Local Schools

School Name Location Principal Phone Number Website
Our Lady of Hope Catholic School (Pre-K – 8) 1248 Jackson Street Patricia Cody (215) 467-5385 www.ourladyofhopephilly.com
A.S. Jenks Elementary School (K-4) 2501 S. 13th Street Siouda Chestnut (215) 952-6224 webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/schools/j/jenks
Francis Scott Key Elementary School (K-6) 2230 S. 8th Street Norris Eldridge (215) 952-6216 webapps.philasd.org/school_profile/view/2540
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School (K-8) 2600 South Broad Street Gail Avicolli (215) 551-4000 www.ppacs.net
D. Newlin Fell School (K-8) 900 W. Oregon Avenue Eleanor Walls (215) 952-6237 webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/schools/f/fell
Mastery Charter School – Thomas Campus (7-12) 927 Johnston Street Kristy Fruit (267) 236-0036 www.masterycharter.org/schools/thomas-campus
South Philadelphia High School (8-12) 2101 S. Broad Street Otis Hackney (215) 952-6220 webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/schools/s/southphila/

Our Local Pre-Schools

School Name Location Phone Number Website
City Church 2311 S. 13th St. 215-334-7440 citychurchofphiladelphia.org/citykids/
Elaine’s Tender Care 2601 S. 11th Street (215) 336-6352
Just Like Home 2129 S. 11th Street (215) 465-5470 justlikehomepreschool.com
Little Foot 2500 S. Camac Street (215) 465-3668
My Space 2603 S. Broad Street (215) 834-5809
Forever Young 1121 W. Moyamensing Avenue (215) 551-9212
Small Wonders 2601 S. 10th Street (215) 755-2244