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2300 S 2nd St

Philadelphia, PA 19148

(215) 952-6212

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 547

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Sharswood George School

I love this school!! I had to pull my daughter from performing arts charter because she was falling behind.But, after much support from the teachers and staff at Sharswood she is not only out of her IEP but in the adavance groups,and about to attend a blue ribbon high school.Thank you!!!

Posted by a parent on 04/24/13

I have no idea why you would HATE this school? Of course it seems not as great as it should be when you actually attend, but it takes more time to actually love and acknowledge the greatness of the school. I attended the school for 10 years, Pre-K to 8th! I'm basically part of the school now! I spoke ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/11/11

my granddaughter and i love this school keep up the good work teachers

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

this school is not so great. we have summer work and teachers reward bad kids when their good but forget about the kids are well behaved. this school also has no disipline their are kids running every where. but the school principal is great as well as the teachers. lunches are not so great tho.

Posted by a student on 11/19/09

This is a great school, with many dedicated teachers who care about their students and go out of their way above and beyond for their students. The principal and vice principal are second to none. Kids are great and the school has a happy environment.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

I have just graduated from George sharswood, and I am now in high school. I went to this school since pre-k. I would do anything to go back to this school. I miss everything they have done for teh kids. they would make learning fun. If you live near this school I suggest you put them in there. It's rated ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/19/08

George sharswood school is the #1 school in philadelphia. In sharswood the staff has a lot of things going on for the school so that the students get a well educated mind. I have been in that school for 7 years started from 2nd grade. The school has some fun times together. like we have Sharswood day, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/14/07

My pre-schooler and kindergartener are attending Sharswood this up coming school year, and I am excited! In my minimum experience the principal and educators are wonderful people. However, I feel the school would benefit from added parental involvement.

Posted by a teacher on 08/09/06

My nephew went to Sharswood and I found for the several times I picked my nephew up from school the teachers and support staff to be extremely helpful and the school had a wonderful atmosphere.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/06

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Test scores for Sharswood George School

PSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Sharswood George 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 — Sharswood George School is located at 2300 S 2nd St, Philadelphia PA 19148. 2300 S 2nd St is in the 19148 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Sharswood George School is the Philadelphia City School District. Sharswood George School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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