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Your Neighborhood School in East Camden

McGraw is a neighborhood elementary school serving 350 students and their families in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

It’s a special place where your child will experience the joy of learning and rigorous academics in a safe, loving environment.

McGraw students have the opportunity to automatically attend our East Camden Middle School for 6th – 8th grade, then Mastery High School of Camden for 9th – 12th grade, giving them a full K-12 Mastery experience.

Check out the “our school” section below to learn more.

 

350

Students

K-5

Grades

10:1

Student/Teacher Ratio

Our School

  • K-2 students are surpassing reading growth expectations as measured by a national assessment (F&P)*
  • Students in grades 3-5 are growing faster than their peers nationally in Reading (MAP)*
  • 4th grade Math standardized test pass rates have tripled since the 2015-16 school year (PARCC)*
  • Two teachers in K-2 Literacy classes

* across the Mastery Schools of Camden network

  • Play in K & 1st helps students learn social-emotional skills like self-awareness, empathy and conflict resolution
  • Art, physical education, recess and Spanish
  • Weekly community meetings and Student Recognition Awards

McGraw offers free aftercare until 6 p.m. and a a variety of after-school activities and clubs, including:

  • After-school Tutoring, Art Club, Board Games Club, Choir, Doubledutch Club, Girls Book Club, Homework Club, Monarch Dance, Robotics Club, Football

We also partner with several community groups to bring fun, unique opportunities to uo students.

  • My Daughter’s Kitchen teaches students how to cook healthy meals
  • Settlement Music Group  teaches students how to sing and play instruments
  • Campbell’s Soup – 4th graders participate in their Cooking Matters program and 5th graders participate in their Career Ambassadors program

Each month there is at least one event for families!

Muffins with Mom • Donuts with Dad • Father-Daughter Dance
Student Achievement Banquets • African American History Assembly
Hispanic Heritage Festival • Math Game Family Night

We also host activities and workshops that help parents
help their children with their schoolwork.

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