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School Closures and Reconfigurations - 2013-2014

School Closures and Reconfigurations - 2013-2014

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Published by Mike Lyons
This is the School District of Philadelphia's proposed list of school closures and changes for the 2012-2013 school year.
This is the School District of Philadelphia's proposed list of school closures and changes for the 2012-2013 school year.

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School District of PhiladelphiaFacilities Master Plan: Summary of Recommendations
 
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For more than a year, The School District of Philadelphia has been engaged in an intensive processto develop a long-range Facilities Master Plan. The goal of the plan is simple: to create efficient useof school facilities that aligns programs and resources in ways most beneficial for students.The Facilities Master Plan creates a framework to allow the School District to achieve the following:
1.
 
Standardize grade configuration to improve K-12 academic pathways, provide equity inprogrammatic offerings, and create predictable and manageable transitions for students.
 2.
 
Reduce excess capacity through building closures, co-locations, termination of leases, andclosure of annexes.
 3.
 
Develop a new Capital Improvement Program that addresses deferred maintenance andeducational adequacy.
 4.
 
Develop a plan for surplus real estate and an opportunity for community engagement.
 
5.
 
Generate revenue from the sale of surplus properties to be applied to debt service or capitalfund.On Thursday, December 13, 2012, the School District released a series of recommendationsaffecting grade changes, school closures, program co-locations, mergers and relocations. If approved by the School Reform Commission, these actions will be effective June 30, 2013.The recommendations fit within
the District’s two primary goals
, which are to improve academicoutcomes for all students and ensure financial stability. Adjusting the facilities footprint to reflect student enrollment will result in improved academic programs and support for all students, moreequitable resource distribution across schools, and increased opportunities for students to learn inhigh-performing, safe, modernized schools.The recommendations are listed below.The following schools will be recommended for grade reorganization beginning September 2013.
RADE 
HANGES TO
K-5
 
LEMENTARY 
 S 
CHOOLS 
1)
 
Hackett Elementary School (2161 E. York Street, 19125): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Penn Treaty Middle School.
Planning Area:
North-Central2)
 
Wright Elementary School (2700 W. Dauphin Street, 19132): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to (new) Rhodes Elementary School.
Planning Area:
North-Central3)
 
Cramp Elementary School (3449 North Mascher Street, 19140): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to ASPIRA Stetson Middle School.
Planning Area:
North-Central
 
GRADE CHANGES
 
School District of PhiladelphiaFacilities Master Plan: Summary of Recommendations
 
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4)
 
Carnell Elementary School (1100 Devereaux Avenue, 19111): Currently a K-8 elementaryschool. Students presently enrolled in grades 5, 6, and 7 will transition to Harding MiddleSchool.
Planning Area:
Northeast 5)
 
FS Edmonds Elementary School (8025 Thouron Avenue, 19150): Currently a K-6elementary school. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Leeds Middle School.
Planning Area:
Northwest 6)
 
Pennypacker Elementary School (1858 E. Washington Lane, 19138): Currently a K-6elementary school. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Leeds Middle School.
Planning Area:
Northwest 7)
 
Emlen Elementary School (6501 Chew Avenue, 19119): Currently a K-6 elementary school.Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Leeds Middle School.
Planning Area:
Northwest 8)
 
JB Kelly Elementary School (5116 Pulaski Avenue, 19144): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Leeds Middle School.
Planning Area:
Northwest 9)
 
Wister Elementary School (67 E. Bringhurst Street, 19144): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Leeds Middle School.
Planning Area:
Northwest 10)
 
Logan Elementary School (1700 Lindley Avenue, 19141): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Wagner Middle School.
Planning Area:
Northwest 11)
 
Pennell Elementary School (1800 Nedro Avenue, 19141): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Wagner Middle School.
Planning Area:
Northwest 12)
 
Cassidy Elementary School (6523 Lansdowne Avenue, 19151): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to (new) Beeber Elementary School.
Planning Area:
West 13)
 
Lawton Elementary School (6101 Jackson Street, 19135): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students in grades 5 and 6 will transition to Harding Middle School.
Planning Area:
Northeast 
 
School District of PhiladelphiaFacilities Master Plan: Summary of Recommendations
 
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RADE 
HANGES TO
K-8 
 
LEMENTARY 
 S 
CHOOLS 
The following schools will expand their grade organization to become K-8 Elementary Schoolsbeginning September 2013.1)
 
Stearne Elementary School (1655 Unity Street, 19124): Currently a K-6 elementary school.Students presently enrolled in grade 6 will remain at Stearne for seventh and eighth grade.
Planning Area:
Northeast 2)
 
Comegys Elementary School (5100 Greenway Avenue, 19143): Currently a K-6 elementaryschool. Students presently enrolled in grade 6 will remain at Comegys for seventh andeighth grade.
Planning Area:
Southwest 3)
 
Harrington Elementary School (5300 Baltimore Avenue, 19143): Currently a K-6elementary school. Students presently enrolled in grade 6 will remain at Harrington forseventh and eighth grade.
Planning Area:
Southwest 4)
 
Mitchell Elementary School (5500 Kingsessing Avenue, 19143): Currently a K-5 elementaryschool. Students presently enrolled in grade 5 will remain at Mitchell for sixth, seventh, andeighth grade.
Planning Area:
Southwest 
IDDLE 
 S 
CHOOL
RADE 
HANGES 
1)
 
Tilden Middle School (6601 Elmwood Avenue, 19142): Currently a 6-8 middle school. Newconfiguration will be a 5-8 middle school. New elementary feeder schools will be Patterson,Morton, and Catherine.
Planning Area:
Southwest 2)
 
Leeds Middle School (1100 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue, 19150): Currently a 7-8 middle school.New configuration will be a 6-8 middle school. New elementary feeder schools will beEdmonds, Pennypacker, Emlen, JB Kelly and Wister Elementary Schools.
Planning Area:
Northwest 

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