Jay Cooke Elementary School K - 8th

Tara Brown

1300 W. Louden Street
Philadelphia PA 19141
Phone: 215 456-3002

The Pride of the Lions

Jay Cooke Elementary School

New Student Registration

Beginning Monday, August 22, 2016

Hours: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Message from the Principal

Welcome to Jay Cooke Elementary ! You will find this website to have all the information you will need to get to know Jay Cooke.  We are truly a special place where children come to learn.


Jay Cooke is a community school with a wonderful caring, energetic and hardworking staff.  They work together as a team and are consistently trying to make Jay Cooke an even better place for children.  We encourage our parents to come and work with us.  Our list of Home and School members  and parent volunteers continues to grow!


The District provides opportunities for staff development.  Our credentialed specialists teach the children skills on the computer, music, art and physical education.  We also have both an instrumental and vocal music teachers!


We utilize the Pennsylvania Standards and the District Core Curriculum to provide and education based on high expectations for all children. 



Tara Brown, Principal



Welcome New Teachers












Welcome to the Lion's Den

Jay Cooke Meet and Greet
  • Friday, September 2, 2016 from 1pm- 3pm
Uniform Policy
  • K through 5th Grade- Burgundy Polo Shirt 
  • 6th through 8th Grade- Navy Blue Polo Shirt
Girls: Khaki Pants, Skirt or Jumper
Boys: Khaki Pants


School Opening

  • School starts for grades 1 through 8th: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
  • School starts for Kindegarten:Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • Students Hours: 8:30 AM- 3:09 PM