James Dobson Elementary School 4667 Umbria St, Philadelphia, PA19127 The only elementary school to serve entirely Manayunk students, James Dobson bills itself as offering a private school…More education at a public school price. Located on Umbria Street in the northern section of town, Dobson has met federal adequate yearly progress standards for a decade, and boasts having the highest standardized test scores in the west region of Philadelphia. Led by Principal Patricia Cruice, Dobson attributes its unique nature to its diverse after-school offerings and community involvement.
Overseeing 284 schools from the Northeast to Roxborough, and from Kensington to Manayunk, the School District of…More Philadelphia has its headquarters in Center City. The district is responsible for 163,000 Kindergarten to 12th grade students, and operates with a nearly $2.2 billion budget. Dr. Arlene C. Ackerman is the superintendent of the nation's eighth largest school district.
In Roxborough and Manayunk, there are seven public schools: