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About This School

Emlen Eleanor C School is a public elementary school in Philadelphia. The principal of Emlen Eleanor C School is Ms Joanne Johnson. 639 children attend Emlen Eleanor C School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 94% of the 639 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Emlen Eleanor C School is 16:1. Day Anna B School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
  • Languages Taught

    • Arabic
    • Hebrew
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Mandarin
    • Tagalog
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Crew
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 95% 61%
Hispanic 3% 17%
Multiracial 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 0.6% 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 6%
Asian 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 73%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    My son first attended Emlen and he flourished. My oldest daughter and then her sister traveled through Emlen.. My son graduates from college in May 2010. My daughter graduated valedictorian from high school. Now I have three new lights grand-children attending Emlen.

  • (5 years ago)

    My son has been at Emlen since kindergarten and we have had nothing but a very positive experience. Everyone from the secruity team to the teachers have always been very helpful and receptive. This school's staff trully care about the students. They make me feel like part of a team when it comes to my son's education.

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter is in the kindergarten class and she is really learning alot. My daughter is on a first grade reading level and the school year is not over. I see the changes that the school has made since last year.

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter is in the Head Start program at Emlen and it seems to be run very efficiently. The teachers seem to be very in tune with the children s development and academic achievements. At her age it is important to help the child develop an early foundation that will carry them up until their day of matriculation. The teachers at Emlen have been doing that. I had my doubts about sending my child here but so far it has been a good experience for her.

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