Your Neighborhood School in Frankford

Smedley is a neighborhood elementary school serving over 700 students and their families in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Smedley 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 Smedley Elementary have the opportunity to automatically attend our Lenfest Campus for 7th – 12th grade, thus giving them a full K-12 Mastery experience. From music to art to field trips-Smedley students take part in a well-rounded education.  We work closely with our families to ensure Smedley is a place where every child loves to learn.

725

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.

Smedley offers a variety of after school activities and clubs.  Aftercare is available at the school.

 

Some examples include:

  • Academic Enrichment
  • Art Club
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom
  • Dancing
  • Basketball
  • Boy Scouts
  • Chess Club
  • Choir
  • Creative Writing Club
  • Dance
  • Drum Line
  • Fit Club
  • Girl Scouts
  • Hip Hop Dance
  • History Club
  • Snider Youth Hockey
  • Student Council
  • Theater Club
  • Tutoring
  • Yearbook
  • Young Ladies of Mastery
  • Young Men of Mastery

 

Our Team

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