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.
George W. Childs (k-8) Philadelphia Public Elementary School has teamed up with Iowa State University and Philadelphia organizations - Neighbors Invested in Childs Elementary (NICE), The Big Sandbox, and other school community collaborators - to reimagine and transform its schoolyard into a vibrant learning landscape for students and the surrounding community.