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.
- 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.
Thomas Elementary offers a variety of after school activities and clubs. Aftercare is available at the school.
Some examples include:
- Academic Enrichment
- Art Club
- Board Game Club
- Book Club
- Chess Club
- Thomas Tones Choir
- Computer Club
- Creative Writing Club
- Field Hockey
- Flag Football
- Games Club
- Homework Support
- Literature Club
- Running Club
- Snider Youth Hockey
- Student Council
- Yearbook Club
Life at Thomas ElementaryView Gallery
Emily Hergott, Principal
Shavonne Hannahoe, Assistant Principal of Operations
Chanel Ward, Assistant Principal of Instruction (3-6)
Stephanie Nguyen, Assistant Principal of Instruction (3-6)
Jeannine Corsi, Assistant Principal of Instruction (K-2)
Jean Carn-Wolfe, Assistant Principal of School Culture
Elyssa Yuen, Assistant Principal of Specialized Services
Bob Victor, Ex-Officio Chair
Don Kimelman, Treasurer
Tony Payton Jr.