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Our Vision

The vision of Olney Elementary School is to create life-long learners and career ready citizens that celebrate diversity, model integrity, and exemplify excellence in everything they do.

Our Mission

It is the mission of our school to provide an active learning environment where each student is valued and challenged to meet his or her individual potential. Our learning community constantly strives to provide appropriate supports, challenges, consequences, and rewards. We endeavor to prepare our students to think independently, work cooperatively, and view obstacles as challenges to be met.

Points of Pride

Our school was ranked 3rd out of 132 schools in progressing students academically over the last year.

We are one of the few schools in the area to be named a Reinforce School on the School District of Philadelphia’s School Progress Report Card.

We have  active sports and arts programs.

Over seventy percent of our eighth graders were accepted into city-wide magnet of city-wide select high schools in the 2017-2018 school year.

*We Dream*

Providing opportunities for students to explore the world through literature, hands on experiences, and exposure to various career opportunities.

Fields trips in every grade

College visits

Career day

Exposure to the arts

*We Prepare*

Using every resource at our disposal to ensure that students are getting the foundational skills and critical thinking skills they will need to excel as they move forward.

A strong focus on early literacy

Partnering tutors with students in all grades

Continual data assessment and tracking the progress of each individual student

*We Succeed*

Pathways are created to allow students to pursue their dreams.

Teachers and students push to excel state academic expectations

We set a goal that all Olney students are accepted into city-wide magnet or city-wide select high schools