Francis Hopkinson K- 8
4001 L Street
The mission of Hopkinson Elementary School is to ensure that all students achieve academic success within a safe, nurturing environment of mutual respect.
We will accomplish this goal by providing consistent opportunities to learn with a maximum amount of time on task and frequent monitoring of student progress.
Students are valued for their individuality and diverse capabilities as they are taught to face the future and to contribute to society with compassion, knowledge and vision.
We, the stakeholders of Hopkinson School envision a school community where all of our students are functioning at the proficient level in Literacy and Mathematics. Paramount to our vision, our staff is committed to using all resources that are available to us, with a focus on the needs of each individual student.
Principal's Points of PridePrincipal Ms. Candace Straff has employeed many great educational programs and services which make Hopkinson an exciting educational rewarding student succeeding environment.
Hopkinson Elementary School was established in 1929. Our school is named for Francis Hopkinson who was a distinguished lawyer, prominent citizen of Philadelphia, signer of the Declaration of Independence and the one who commisioned Betsy Ross to sew our first flag. Find our more about Francis Hopkinson , the man behind our school's name.
Also, visit the website designed by our gifted students, Felicia Torres and Alan Nguyen.
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