Francis Scott Key school is definitely one of the best kept secrets in the Philly. It is easy to be number one when you enroll only the cream of the crop yet this school does well despite the obstacles thanks to hard work and determination by the teachers principal volunteers and parents. The school offers support services to enhance learning and it also offers various clubs and activities. The gifted program is top notch and the MG students will be competing nationally in ExploraVision. They also offer Robotics and publish a School Newspaper. Golf Ball Room Dancing American Girl Book Club Reading Olympics Junior Fire Fighter Program First In Math Accelerated Reading Instrumental Music and intramural sports are just some of the clubs & activities offered. Some students will have the opportunity to participate in a school play and others will perform a choral ensemble at the Bourse Building. They are also a finalist for the National Title 1 Distinguished School Awards. No doubt about it this is one terrific school!!
About This School
Key Francis Scott School is a public elementary school in Philadelphia. The principal of Key Francis Scott School is Norris Eldridge. 440 students go to Key Francis Scott School and are mostly Multiracial, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Asian. 99% of the 440 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Key Francis Scott School is 15:1. St. Nicholas of Tolentine School is one of the nearest elementary schools.
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