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450 W Nedro Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19120

(215) 276-5272

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Grades: PK - 4

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 970

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for Lowell James R School

This school is freaking fun as ever, I remember going there to a after school program called TooCan. Toocan was also a summer program were we went to different trips and swimming and yoga each week. Lowell provides breakfast and lunch, and they have art class (in which I loved so much). back to too can, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/19/13

This school is like a private school in the middle of Olney. Climate is outstanding and staff (majority) seem to care. I see teachers arriving as early as 6:30 am and leaving after 5pm. My child looks forward to going to school everyday. As I read the prior review, a class with 28 students is not overcrowded ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/23/12

This school has improved for the better since I was a child. My little sister went to this school. Now my two children attend the school. The teachers are excellent and show that they are really interested in the success of the children. Some of the teachers have a great rapport with most students. There ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/11

Lowell school is overcrowded. There are about 28-30 children per class and the school only goes up to the fourth grade. If there are any extracurricular activities, we do not know about them. The reading level for majority of the students is below average. When you ask for help or guidance from the teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/15/07

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Test scores for Lowell James R School

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Test Year: 2012
Lowell James R 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 — Lowell James R School is located at 450 W Nedro Ave, Philadelphia PA 19120. 450 W Nedro Ave is in the 19120 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Lowell James R School is the Philadelphia City School District. Lowell James R School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 4.
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