Grover Washington, Jr. Middle School

Jovan Moore

201 East Olney Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19120
Phone: 215-456-0422

Our Vision Statement * I am of great value * I am important; therefore, my environment will be influenced by the wise choices I make * Positive choices = Positive results * What choices will I make today?

Points of Pride

Points of Pride

We made the list for the top ten Performing schools in Philadelphia. We were the #4 highest performing middle school in Philadelphia public schools.


Programs and Activities

Grover Washington, Jr. Middle School is proud of our varied activities which help develop our students into well rounded citizens.


ESOL - English for Speakers of other Languages


The Arts

  • Choir
  • Instrumental Music
  •  After school STEAM enrichment program

Students engage in visual and performance art experiences

Funded by Philadelphia Arts in Education Parnership

Dance, Music, Visual Arts and Theater


  • 2 Computer Labs
  • Laptop carts shared between classrooms
  • Ipad cart
  •  Promethean Interactive Whiteboards and projectors
  • Laptops for every teacher
  • Whyy -Audio Visual Program



  • Girls and Boys Basketball
  • Girls and Boys Track
  • Field hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Lacrosse
  • Football