C.C.A. Baldi Middle School Grades 6-8

Mr. Luke Hostetter

8801 Verree Road
Philadelphia PA 19115
Phone: 215-961-2003

Providing all students with the academic, technological & social skills needed to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.



Arrival, Dismissal and Bus Routes

Arrival: School doors open for breakfast at 7:45 AM and will remain open until 8:05. Breakfast and lunch are free to all students. All students must enter the school building by 8:15 AM. At 8:15 AM the Verree Road doors will close and students must enter through the front of the building.  

Below is a summary of the bus routes. If you haves questions please see a staff member at dismissal. Buses will leave the school at approximately 3:25 PM and have morning routes too. All students that live 1.5 miles away or further receive transpasses. All students are able to take the buses but must pay. 

Click Here to see the Map  of the Bus Routes.  

Route 492 (6 buses on Verree): 
Will have as its return desingation "Bustleton and Tomlinson." This bus will go north on Verree to Bustleton Avenue, take the Rennard Street Loop; then back to Bustleton Ave. 
 Route 490 (1 Bus in Parking lot): Makes the Foxchase Loop and stops at the Septa Sub-Station on Oxford across from Rite-Aid
Route 475 (2 buses on Verree) :  will have as its return designation "Bustleton and Philmont." This bus will go north  to Welsh Road, over Grant to Bustleton Avenue, to County Line, to Overhill, to Philmont, and then to Bustleton Ave. 
 Route 476 (1 Bus on Verree) : will have as its return designation "Boulevard and Southampton." This bus will not take the Rennard Street Loop in the afternoon, but will go straight up Bustleton Ave to Trevose, then over Southampton to the Boulevard.
Route 478 (2 Buses on Verree) : Will  have as its return designation "Welsh and Darlington." This bus will travel north on Verree  to Welsh Road, west to Darlington, Darlington to Alburger, then East to the Boulevard, via Scotch Brook.
Route 477(2 Buses on Verree): Shuttle will have as its return designation "Norcom and Comly." This bus will go north on Verree to Welsh Road, East to Grant Ave to Bustleton, North on Bustleton to Haldenman, then Haldeman to Boulevard, north on the Boulevard to Comly, over Nester to Normandy Drive to Norcom. 

Student Handbook  

Please review our student handbook here for our school expectations.  


Click below for our uniform policy and supply list for ALL students for the 2016-2017 School Year. Enjoy summer!

Uniform policy and 2016-2017 School-wide supply list here 

Any Student Interested in Sports: 

Are you interested in playing Soccer, Girls Volleyball, Field Hockey or Golf?
The coaches of all of these teams will be conducting an informational meeting this Thursday September 15th after school. The meeting will be over at approximately 3:45 PM. If you are going to attend one of these meetings, please make arrangements for your own transportation home. We will not have our special busses at 3:45 PM but only the regular SEPTA line busses. 

The meetings will be conducted in the following Locations:

Girls Volleyball – Girls Gym - Ms. Gallagher
Field Hockey Auditorium - Mr. Brown 
Soccer – Boys Gym - Mr. Yaller 
Girls Volleyball – Girls Gym - Ms. Gallagher
Field Hockey Auditorium - Mr. Brown 
Golf Room MR-2 - Mr Carr 
Soccer – Boys Gym - Mr. Yaller 



A quick word of appreciation to everyone in our Baldi community for your support this year. I am so proud of the hard work and progress of our students. I am looking forward to an outstanding 2016-2017 School Year

Welcome New 6th Graders!

We are excited to welcome the newest members of our Baldi family. Please view our 6th Grade Welcome Packet

Summer Reading Information

It's hard to believe that summer is just around the corner. Please click on the links below for more information regarding summer reading. Enjoy!

6th Grade Summer Reading

7th Grade Summer Reading

8th Grade Summer Reading

Summer Reading Novels


March of Dimes

Parents, Baldi has raised over $35,000 to help March of Dimes. Please consider donating again this year. More information regarding Baldi's walk-a-thon can be found here.

Also, students participating in the walk-a-thon, must have permission to be photographed. Complete the form found hereand return it to school prior to the walk-a-thon.

Thank you,

Mr. Carr 


Parent Volunteer  Information

All parents who are interested in volunteering are now required to submit background clearances. This includes, but is not limited to, chaperoning field trips, assisting at classroom or school events, shelving books in the library, etc. 

Both of the following requirements must be met prior to beginning service as a volunteer.  Links to the agency websites to obtain clearances are embedded below. 

Criminal History 

Child Abuse Clearance 

Please submit copies to the main office as soon as you receive them back. 

 Congratulations Baldi for ranking #2 on the School Performance Report. 

Read Principal Hostetters comments here

Read the report here

Congratulations to our Science Fair Winners

Click here for the complete list of winners


Sweatshirts and Pants for sale!

The Home and School association is selling sweatshirts and sweat pants for $25. Get yourself a pair as the weather starts to get colder.


Follow us on Social Media!

Instagram: C.C.A.BALDI

Twitter: @CCABaldiMS 

Facebook:  Baldi CCA Middle School



Reminder:School starts at 8:11 AM. All students should be in the building for the start of advisory at 8:11 AM. The school day ends at 3:15 PM.


If you arrive at school between 7:15 AM and 7:45 AM you may come to the gym for the Morning Fitness Period. You must enter the gym from the outside gym door. You will dismissed at 8:11 AM to go to advisory. Once you enter you can not go back outside. Activities include basketball, volleyball, badminton, and indoor soccer.


Starting at 7:30 AM students may also use the school library to read, work on project and study.  

Morning Drop-Off and Afternoon Pick-up

For parents that are dropping their child off in the morning: In order to keep our parking lot safe and accessible for our buses, there will be a student drop-off on Verree Road.  Use caution when dropping-off students.  Use this space on Verree Road at the front of the school, past the school building. Please do not enter the parking lot for drop-offs.  Please use this same procedure for pick-up afterschool.


Message From the Nurse:

Free Eye Care and Glasses Opportunity! Click HERE for the details 



For shadowing(day where students visit prospective schools), parents can call directly to the desired school and make arrangements. Students will be counted as an excused absence.  

Baldi Student Handbook

Here is a link to the Baldi Student Handbook 

Baldi in the News

FMA! Live was at Baldi Middle School.  The NorthEast Times covered it here


Check out Baldi Middle School at the Kimmel Center - Click Here

Check out Baldi Middle School at the Barnes Foundation Museum - Click Here 


Attention Parents!

Are you struggling with your children and wonder how to cope? 

CORA Services, Inc. is offering a workshop. For more information, click here 


 Daily Events:

  • Absence Note - Parents, please use this note when your child is absent from school.

Points of Pride

Outstanding academic opportunity
Be sure to visit our Awards and Competitions Page!!

Search Site

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Important Information

Inclement Weather

Please read the letter here regarding inclement weather. 

Principal Luke Hostetter



Monthly Calendar of Events

Looking ahead to next month, click here 

Lunch Calendar -Check here for weekly meuns