Q: Does the school provide transportation?
A: Students who live at least 1.8 miles away from Conwell receive a Septa Key Card.
Q: Do students have to wear uniforms?
A: Yes. Royal Blue and Khaki. Collard shirt or crewneck sweatshirt with either khaki pants, jumper, shorts, or skirt. (Hoodies are earned and ONLY for Honor Roll students)
Q: Is lunch provided?
A: Every students is eligible for FREE lunch. Lunch is prepared each day fresh for students. Students also receive breakfast during morning admissions.
Q: What are Conwell’s school hours?
A: 7:30AM to 2:30PM
Q: What kind of student is Conwell looking for?
A: A student who is interested in their own growth and education. Someone who is eager to learn and develop as a person as well as a student.
Q: What is the average class size?
A: Our classes average 26 students. There are (1) 5th grade, (3) 6th grade, (3) 7th grade, (3) 8th grade sections currently.
Q: Are there Clubs and Sports at Conwell?
A: We have After School All Stars which has various sports, and during the school day we have instrumental music, Girls Inc., Philly Ad Club, C.A.D.E. Kids (Anti-Gambling), Teen Authors, Art Club.
Q: Are there any Enrichment classes offered?
A: We have Algebra I, Life Math, Social Justice
Q: Are there any “Specials” offered in the daily schedule?
A: All students receive Art, Physical Education, Health, Spanish, Technology at least once per week.
Q: What safety measures are in place to protect the Conwell school community?
A: We have a School Police Officer, strict visitor policy, Philadelphia Police patrol, Climate Manager and Safe Corridors program.
Q: Are guidance counseling and other resources available?
A: Yes. We have a full-time Counselor, Climate Manager, School Nurse, COMHAR & SAP.