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1213 S 12th St

Philadelphia, PA 19147

(215) 952-6223

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 404

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Jackson Andrew School

My school has become the place to go! We have so much to offer our students and our connections with BalletX, The Rock School Musicopia, The Phila. Orchestra and Phila. Museum of Art (just a few programs ) allow our students to partake of a wide variety of the Arts. The community and University partnerships ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/26/13

I am a former high school teacher and now run a teacher education program at Penn. I've been in and worked with lots of schools. As a parent and educator I'm very happy to have this public school in our neighborhood. Something special is going on here - a great leader and dedicated staff members are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/13

This school is a hidden gem in the neighborhood with great teachers and an ever expanding activities for students and the community. The rock band HOME is amazing, and a great outlet for all students. They recently received funding to expand the roof top garden, and begin a new project for a playground ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/23/13

Andrew Jackson is a school that constantly impresses me with the amount of love and enthusiasm it has for enriching children's lives. Each staff member and teacher has a level of commitment that astounds and the principal is amazing!!!!!!!! Additionally, the parent involvement at this school is impressive. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Andrew Jackson is such an enriching part of our neighborhood. I love all of the programs that are happening with the roof top garden and their amazing band. It is clear that this school is working to be one of the best in the city. I am proud to have it in my community!

Posted by a other on 08/22/13

Andrew Jackson is a great neighborhood school with lots of community support. I'm excited my daughter is going there.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Wow JACKSON IS THE PLACE TO SEND YOUR CHILD especially if you want a true neighborhood community school that appreciates and promotes the arts, celebrates diversity culture and languages and strives to provide a safe happy educational environment for kids!!!

Posted by a parent on 07/28/13

Andrew Jackson is an amazing school. My child is thriving there, and I am very happy with her education thus far. The Principal, the teachers, and other support staff are all very invested in making this school one of the top in the city, and it is happening! My daughter has her choice of many after ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/11

This school has positively blossomed under the new principal. Three years ago, test scores lagged the city's truly horrible average. Last year's scores beat the city AND state averages in every category. Involved, motivated parents have been working with the staff, bringing in the new library, green ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/11

Great News from Andrew Jackson where we are "Working United Towards Excellence" Jackson has a brand new Library! Stay tuned for our grand opening. We are also going green. Jackson received a grant to fund a Rooftop Rain Barrel Garden project through Recycle Bank. It is part of our effort to lead the ...  Read more

Posted by a principal on 01/30/11

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Test scores for Jackson Andrew School

PSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Jackson Andrew 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 — Jackson Andrew School is located at 1213 S 12th St, Philadelphia PA 19147. 1213 S 12th St is in the 19147 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Jackson Andrew School is the Philadelphia City School District. Jackson Andrew School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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