James G. Blaine

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Basic Information

Address: 3001 w berks st Philadelphia, PA
Phone Number: 2156848980
Fax Number: 215-684-8858
Director: Principal Gianeen Powell

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Additional Information

Causes Served: youth, education, equal opportunities, youth empowerment, urban youth,
Clearances Required: Yes
Background Check: Yes
Population Served: 450 k-8th graders
Ages for Volunteer: 18+
Hours of Service: Any
Minimum Hours Required: 1
Days of Service: M-F
Mission Statement:

Blaine School prepares every student for success in college or career through differentiated academic instruction, cutting edge technology integration, and expanded enrichment opportunities.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

James G. Blaine Academics Plus will be the premier school of choice for Philadelphia students, parents, and teachers and a beacon of excellence in its community. Every Blaine student will make high levels of academic growth, engage in personalized learning, and be prepared for success in high school, college, and career.


There is always something going on at Blaine!

-Weekly parent workshop on literacy strategies
-In addition to twice monthly parent workshops
-Variety of community events (Earth & Science day workshops, resource fairs, service days etc.)
-Tutoring and Mentoring opportunities
-Reading days
-Assemblies from a variety of community partners
-Exciting field trips and activity days