Joseph J Greenberg Elementary K-8

Principal
Ms. Gina Hubbard

600 Sharon Lane
Philadelphia PA 19115
Phone: 215-961-2002

Adequate Yearly Progress For Eight Years in a Row

Joseph J. Greenberg Elementary

 Vision:  Engage, Inspire, and Empower!

  

Mission:  To nurture the creativity, empathy, and critical thinking skills essential to thrive in a changing global environment.

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES AND NEWS!

 

2014 Summer Registration INFORMATION!

 

Registration resumes August 18 from 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.for all grades.  Please call the school for information on the documents required for registration. The office will be open to receive telephone calls on August 18.

 

UPCOMING DATES! Please Mark Your Calendars

 

  • September 8, 2014 - First day of school for students in grades 1-8. 
  • September 8-12, 2014 - Kindergarten parents will attend ECEI conferences with their child's teacher.  Appointments will be scheduled by the individual teachers during August and early September.
  • Monday, September 15, 2014 - First day of school for kindergarten students 
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Back to School Night, 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
  • Thursday, September 25, 2014 & Friday, September 26, 2014: SCHOOLS CLOSED (Rosh Hashanah observance)

 

Message from the Principal:

 

Joseph J. Greenberg Elementary School is a K-8 school located in the Bustleton section of Northeast Philadelphia near the intersections of Verree Road and Alburger Avenue.   

 

Children come first at Greenberg!  The dedicated teachers and staff at Greenberg are committed to helping every child succeed in school and beyond. Our highly qualified staff of veteran and new teachers set high expectations for learning and support students through the learning process to ensure they achieve success in school.  For the past nine years, Greenberg students have demonstrated mastery of reading and math skills on state mandated achievement tests and for school year 2013-2014, the school was ranked number 1 among similar schools in Philadelphia. 

 

A focus on mastery of content and skills alone is insufficient to help a child achieve in school.  As one school community, with shared beliefs about children and learning, we believe it is important to meet the needs of the whole child and identify barriers to learning when they occur.  Through a constant cycle of instruction and assessment, teachers identify students confronting barriers to learning and provide them with targeted interventions to remove or mitigate these barriers.  At Greenberg, barriers are only temporary roadblocks that once removed or mitigated, allow a child access to the skills and knowledge he or she needs to become an engaged and empowered individual.

           

In closing, children succeed at Greenberg because of the partnership between the parents and school.  Parents support the school’s efforts to educate their children through shared expectations, active participation and collaboration.  A strong partnership between the school and parents ensures each child’s success.

 

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Sincerely,

Gina Hubbard

Principal