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Cramp William School

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community

Location

3449 North Mascher StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19140 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Cramp Elementary School is a pre-k through 5th grade school in the Fair Hill section of North Philadelphia. With approximately 500 students, the school is rich in cultural activities, has a very stable and committed staff/faculty, and has an impressive commitment to its students and families. It a "community school" and has a long history of serving students from many backgrounds and with many needs. From its outdoor murals to the energy of its students, it is an important resource to its neighborhood and its student population. Our mission is to provide a strong education in a safe and supportive environment.

Description

Cramp Elementary is a Philadelphia public school in the Fair Hill section of North Philadelphia. In 2019 the Cramp Library was reopened for the first time in many years. The Library is light and busy. Every class at Cramp--from the youngest who come for story time--to the 2nd through 5th graders who come to search for and check out books, it reflects the goal of the school: to educate young children. We are in need of several volunteers who would be willing to help out in the library several hours or days per week. This can include working directly with the children (reading to the youngest; helping 2nd-5th graders find books to check out) to reshelving books, to using the computer system to scan books in and out, etc. We will work with you so you are doing what feels comfortable for you.

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