2 Parent Reviews for Frances E Willard Elementary School
I have a daughter in the 1st grade and a daughter in the 4th grade, before coming to this school they both hated school, but now I can't get them to miss a day......I love the teachers..
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Posted by a parent on 04/27/10
Willard is an amazing school. Even though we have 3 buildings and we are separated by many blocks we are a terrific community. Our children have made AYP and continue to improve each year. The teachers are hard working and go the extra mile to make sure all students feel success. Our physical education
... Read more teacher has won numerous awards for the work she does in a space smaller than a classroom. We do unbelievable things in a hundred year old building. Read less
School Profile for Frances E Willard Elementary School
PSSA* Test Scores
Test Year: 2011
Frances E Willard Elementary School
Philadelphia City School District
* In 2010-2011 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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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Philadelphia schools — Frances E Willard Elementary School is located at 1930 E Elkhart St, Philadelphia PA 19134. 1930 E Elkhart St is in the Kensington neighborhood and 19134 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Frances E Willard Elementary School is the Philadelphia City School District. Frances E Willard Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 4.
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