Fox Chase Elementary: An Agriculture School K-5

Mr. Robert Caroselli

500 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia PA 19111
Phone: 215.400.3170

Our mission is to provide meaningful instruction in a secure place. Our high expectations and academic rigor will encourage lifelong, critical thinkers who are problem solvers, responsible citizens, and respectful of our community and the world.

Fox Chase Elementary: An Agriculture School

Welcome to the Fox Chase Elementary School's website. Please check this site for policies and school updates. Make sure to follow our social media sites for up-to-date news! 

Message from the Principal

    Welcome to our Fox Chase website.  Fox Chase Academics Plus School is a high achieving K-5 elementary school located in the Fox Chase section of Northeast Philadelphia.   We have consistently made "AYP" in accordance with the "No Child Left Behind Guidelines."  Our staff is highly qualified and committed to helping all students reach their full potential socially, academically, and physically.  We are very proud of our school and the many programs that are implemented daily.  We are a diverse population of students, families, and staff members.


    On this site you will have the opportunity to locate information about our school organization, our Home and School Association and their activities and a general overview of our instructional program.  Thank you for viewing this website to learn more about our awesome Fox Chase School Community.




Points of Pride

  • Higher expectations/Academic rigor
  • Students actively engaged in their own learning
  • Students exhibiting higher-order critical thinking skills and making real world applications
  • School-wide themes and connections
  • Safe, nurturing environment
  • Diverse student population and appreciation for all cultures
  • Many clubs and organizations
  • Choir and Instrumental Music Programs
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Student Council sponsored Community Projects
  • State of the art Computer Lab
  • Small class size

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Inclement Weather Alert


Due to inclement weather or other emergencies, it may be necessary to cancel school for the day or have a delayed opening.  Please tune in to the local news or vist the School District of Philadelphia's website.  You can also call the District's Parent Hotline at (215) 400-INFO (4636). *Please do not call the school about closings. We find out when the public does. Thank you*


In the event of a delayed opening, all schools and early childhood programs will open two hours late.  Yellow bus transportation will run on a two-hour delay.  School trips on that day will be canceled.  Breakfast, lunch, after school programs, and athletics will not be affected.


Mr. Caroselli, Principal