Horatio B. Hackett School K-5

Todd Kimmel

2161 E. York Street
Philadelphia PA 19125
Phone: 215-291-4706

Inspiring Young Minds to Dream BIG!


Message from the Principal

Welcome parents and friends to a new school year!


Hackett School, located in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, is home to over 375 excited, enthusiastic students in grades Kindergarten to Fifth. 


Our energetic and dynamic staff members work hard to make learning engaging, challenging and fun for every student.  Our school offers students a safe, vibrant environment where they know they are cared for and valued.


Thank you for sending us your wonderful children.  We love their enthusiasm and joy for learning.


Please visit our website for links to educational websites, the student handbook, calendars, supply lists, special activities, and much more. 



Todd Kimmel



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Horatio B. Hackett School

Conceptual Plan for Schoolyard Greening 


Registration Information

The school is open now for registration - Monday through Friday from 8:30-3:00. 

Please click here to see all of the required documents needed to register your child at Hackett School.

Click here to see our school's boundaries. 


Points of Pride

USGBC Malcolm Lewis IMPACT Award for The Hackett Schoolyard Revitalization Initiative

VH1 "Save the Music Foundation" Keyboard Lab

Choir, Band and Orchestra


In an effort to prevent a weapons offense and/or vandalism, Hackett School will provide all scissors and markers to our students. Please be aware of what your child brings to school.