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2000 Catharine St

Philadelphia, PA 19146

(215) 875-5774

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 200

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Arthur Chester A School

Chester Arthur has made many changes in the last year. They have a wonderful new principal as well as an arts and drama program. The kindergarten class is actually very small with only 18 students. The school has a very involved supporting organization in the community called Friends of Chester Arthur ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/05/13

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.

Posted by a other on 10/31/13

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/28/13

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.

Posted by a parent on 04/30/10

This school has undergone a recent change in administration and the results have not been positive. The staff has some very strong teachers, but there is no saying how many will come back to a school whose administration is proving to be more of an obstacle than a benefit.

Posted by a teacher on 09/06/05

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Test scores for Arthur Chester A School

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Test Year: 2012
Arthur Chester A School
Philadelphia City School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Philadelphia schools — Arthur Chester A School is located at 2000 Catharine St, Philadelphia PA 19146. 2000 Catharine St is in the 19146 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Arthur Chester A School is the Philadelphia City School District. Arthur Chester A School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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