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601 Fairmount Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19123

(215) 351-7343

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 420

Students Per Teacher: 28

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Kearny Gen Philip School

My daughter has been at Kearny since Kindergarten. She was a shy timid little lady who has sense blossomed into a lively, talented, strong minded 5th grader. With the help of Kearny's staff and awesome former principal Mrs. Spagnola of course. The new principal is rather nice. I haven't had much interaction ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/14

My daughter spent 5 amazing years at Kearny. She had some of the best teachers we have ever encountered. They nourished and encouraged her love for learning, they gave her an excellent base as she moved on to one of the top magnet schools in the city. I would recommend this school very highly!

Posted by a parent on 10/15/13

Kearny Elementary is enjoying a Renaissance! We are under the leadership of a new principal, Mr. Dan Kurtz. Principal Kurtz is dealing with school climate with firmness and compassion and supporting our strong teaching staff with best practices and high expectations. We also have a beautiful new wing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/15/13

The teachers at Kearny are wonderful! The only problem was school climate issues - this was due to a principal who did not hold students (and parents) accountable for their behavior. There is a new principal as of the 2013-2014 and things are very different. The school has a new playground, beautiful ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/11/13

I love Kearny school because of its diversity.

Posted by a parent on 10/20/09

This is an excellent school -- the teachers are dedicated and passionate about what they do, the principal is a strong force in keeping the school great, and the students love their school and their teachers. My daughter is in 3rd grade and I highly recommend it.

Posted by a parent on 09/15/09

I think this school is great! My son reading skills have grown out of this world. The teachers are great also! The principle is outstanding!

Posted by a parent on 12/09/08

General Phillip Kearny school under the Pricipalship of Ilene Spagnola is GREAT! I have had great experiences with the staff and curriculum that this school provides. Nine years ago my oldest daughter was a student at Kearny. As a result is was accepted to the top Middle school in the State of Pennsylvania, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/14/06

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Test Year: 2012
Kearny Gen Philip 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 — Kearny Gen Philip School is located at 601 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia PA 19123. 601 Fairmount Ave is in the 19123 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Kearny Gen Philip School is the Philadelphia City School District. Kearny Gen Philip School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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