Your Neighborhood School in South Philadelphia

Thomas Elementary is a neighborhood elementary school serving over 665 students and their families in Kindergarten through 6th grade.  Thomas Elementary 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 Thomas Elementary have the opportunity to automatically attend our Thomas Campus for 7th – 12th grade, thus giving them a full K-12 Mastery experience.  From music to art to field trips-Thomas Elementary students take part in a well-rounded education.  We work closely with our families to ensure Thomas is a place where every child loves to learn.

665

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.

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

Some examples include:

  • Academic Enrichment
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Board Game Club
  • Book Club
  • Chess Club
  • Thomas Tones Choir
  • Computer Club
  • Creative Writing Club
  • Dance
  • Debate
  • Field Hockey
  • Flag Football
  • Games Club
  • Homework Support
  • Literature Club
  • Music
  • Running Club
  • Scrabble
  • Snider Youth Hockey
  • Student Council
  • Yearbook Club

Our Team

Emily Hergott, Principal

Emily.Hergott@masterycharter.org

 

Shavonne Hannahoe, Assistant Principal of Operations

Shavonne.Hannahoe@masterycharter.org

 

Chanel Ward, Assistant Principal of Instruction (3-6)

Chanel.Ward@masterycharter.org

 

Stephanie Nguyen, Assistant Principal of Instruction (3-6)

Stephanie.Nguyen@masterycharter.org

 

Jeannine Corsi, Assistant Principal of Instruction (K-2)

Jeannine.Corsi@masterycharter.org

 

Jean Carn-Wolfe, Assistant Principal of School Culture

Jean.Carn-Wolfe@masterycharter.org

 

Elyssa Yuen, Assistant Principal of Specialized Services

Elyssa.Yuen@masterycharter.org

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