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G.W. Childs Elementary is a thriving Community School in South Philadelphia.


At the heart of every vibrant neighborhood is a thriving school. NICE, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, is a committed group of community members dedicated to ensuring that the heart of our neighborhood, GW Childs, is beating strong.


Childs Elementary Partners

I love the students. They want to learn and have a great attitude.
— Mr. Feinman, 5th Grade Teacher
The school family at Childs is awesome.
— Kim Smith, Parent
The whole community came around the library project. It’s a huge success story.
— Megan Rosenbach, Neighbor
It’s where I got my start and it’s an awesome public school.
— Councilman Johnson

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