Your Community School in Southwest Philadelphia

Hardy Williams Elementary is a city-wide charter elementary school serving 600 students and their families in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Hardy Williams is a special place where your child will experience the joy of learning in a safe, positive environment. We focus on 5 core values: respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and kindness.  Students who attend Hardy Williams Elementary have the opportunity to automatically attend our Hardy Williams High Campus for 7th – 12th grade, thus giving them a full K-12 Mastery experience.  From music to art to field trips-Our students take part in a well-rounded education.  We work closely with our families to ensure Hardy Williams is a place where every child loves to learn.

600

Students

K-6

Grades

Our School

  • Students come to school dressed in full uniform excited to start their day.  
  • The day starts with free breakfast.
  • Students are greeted by their teacher and head to their classroom for morning meeting.  
  • We value reading.  Students have at least 2-3 hours of reading where they work in small groups with the teacher.  
  • Students have classes in math, social studies, and science.
  • Students head back to the cafeteria to enjoy free lunch.
  • Afterwards, students enjoy free play or structured recess.
  • Students engage in art, physical education, music or foreign language. We are proud to educate the whole child at Mastery.
  • Once the school day is over, students may stay to participate in clubs or the aftercare program.  

Learn more about our K-12 Approach.

Hardy Williams Elementary offers a variety of after school activities and clubs.  Aftercare is available at the school.

Some examples include:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Band
  • Board Game Club
  • Cheerleading
  • Clay Club
  • Choir
  • Community Service
  • Culture Club
  • Dance
  • Garden Club
  • Girls Club
  • Gymnastics
  • Lego Club
  • Reading Enrichment
  • Young Men’s Club
  • Nature Documentary Club
  • Positive Image Club
  • Puzzles Club

Our Team

"I just love the communication between the parents and the teachers and the school."
-Yonita Martin, Mastery Parent