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Principal Pheng writes letter to U.S....

Principal Pheng writes letter to U.S. Department of Education and PA Department of Education

Principal Pheng writes letters to U.S. Department of Education and Pennsylvania Department of Education to open up a conversation on standardized testing practice  (translated versions will become available).    

Universal Pre-Kindergarten Commission...

Universal Pre-Kindergarten Commission Wants to Hear From You

Hi Families, Principal Pheng is a member on the City’s Commission on Universal Pre-Kindergarten.  The Commission is working to develop a plan for all Philadelphians to be able to afford and attend a high quality pre-k center without reducing existing education funds.  The creation of the Commission on Universal Pre-Kindergarten was passed with more than […]

FACTS ranked Number One among K-8 sch...

FACTS Mural by Jessica Mark

Big News! FACTS ranked Number One among K-8 schools in Philadelphia for the 2013-14 year on the Philadelphia School District’s new School Progress Report. I feel we don’t need a formula to know we are doing good work. Every day I see the joy in children’s faces and the learning that goes on here. . […]

New Website

Transition Site screenshot

FACTS is in the process of developing its new website. Stay tuned for more updates!