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:

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
Kids South of Washington Google Group Google group formed by South Philly parents to share info, announcements, and resources

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
A.S. Jenks Elementary School (K-4) 2501 S. 13th Street Siouda Chestnut (215) 952-6224
Francis Scott Key Elementary School (K-6) 2230 S. 8th Street Norris Eldridge (215) 952-6216
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School (K-8) 2600 South Broad Street Gail Avicolli (215) 551-4000
D. Newlin Fell School (K-8) 900 W. Oregon Avenue Eleanor Walls (215) 952-6237
Mastery Charter School – Thomas Campus (7-12) 927 Johnston Street Kristy Fruit (267) 236-0036
South Philadelphia High School (8-12) 2101 S. Broad Street Kim-Lime Chek-Taylor (215) 952-6220

Our Local Pre-Schools

School Name Location Phone Number Website
City Church 2311 S. 13th St. 215-334-7440
Elaine’s Tender Care 2601 S. 11th Street (215) 336-6352
Just Like Home 2129 S. 11th Street (215) 465-5470
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