Mann Elementary - Mastery Charter School


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Please note: If you are looking for a seat for your child for the current school year (2023-2024), please contact us using the phone number above for instructions on how to apply. If you intend to apply for school year 2024-2025, please do not submit an application for the current school year in Apply Philly Charter. Applications must be submitted for the correct school year in order to be eligible.

Your Neighborhood School in Wynnefield

Mann is a neighborhood elementary school serving over 555 students and their families in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Mann is a special place where your child will experience the joy of learning in a safe, positive environment. We focus on 5 core values: respect, responsibility, hard work, teamwork and kindness.  Students who attend Mann Elementary have the opportunity to automatically attend our Shoemaker Campus for 7th – 12th grade, thus giving them a full K-12 Mastery experience.  From music to art to field trips-Mann students take part in a well-rounded education.  We work closely with our families to ensure Mann is a place where every child loves to learn.





Our School

  • Students come to school excited to start their day.  
  • The day starts with free breakfast.
  • Students are greeted by their teacher and head to their classroom for morning meeting.  
  • We value reading.  Students have at least 2-3 hours of reading where they work in small groups with the teacher.  
  • Students have classes in math, social studies, and science.
  • Students head back to the cafeteria to enjoy free lunch.
  • Afterwards, students enjoy free play or structured recess.
  • Students engage in art, physical education, music or social emotional learning. We are proud to educate the whole child at Mastery.
  • Once the school day is over, students may stay to participate in clubs or the aftercare program.  

Learn more about our K-12 Approach.

Mann offers a variety of after school activities and clubs.  Aftercare is available at the school through Mastermindz and is open until 6:00pm.

Some examples include:

  • Academic Enrichment
  • Art Club
  • National Honor Society
  • School Musicals

The purpose of this letter is to reiterate our uniform expectations. Students must be in proper uniform each and every day. Parent will be contacted if students are not in proper uniform. We thank you for your attention to this matter.


Shoes and SocksSneakers, closed toe shoes, and socks of any color.Heels, flip flops, open toe shoes, or sandals.
Tights and StockingsTights and stockings can be any color.Footless tights, yoga pants and leggings.
Religious WearReligious attire colors must be all white, gray, navy blue or black.Colors other than navy blue, gray, black and white.
PantsPants can be Black, Blue or Khaki.Denim, skinnies, cargo pants, too tight or ripped pants.
Skirts/ShortsSHORTS ARE ALLOWED. Flat uniform skirt/shorts must be khaki or navy. All skirts and shorts must reach the knee.Shorts and Skirts must reach the knee. They may not be excessively tight or loose.
ShirtsNavy blue polo shirt with Mastery Logo. School shirts with logo’s can be purchased at D.O.C Printing, Flynn & Oharar’s CT’s shirt services and Triple playColors other than navy blue and shirts without Mastery’s Logo.
Undershirts and ThermalsUndershirts and thermals can be any color.Pajama shirts
SweatersNavy sweater with Mastery Logo or Mastery sweatshirts.Sweaters with attached hood or hoodies.

Mann Elementary serves students in West Philadelphia who live in the school’s attendance zone within the 19131 zip code. 

The school cannot enroll students living outside of its attendance zone, even if they reside within the listed 19131 zip code.

Our Team

Our staff is available to support you and your child throughout their school experience. We are available to meet with families and answer questions via the email addresses listed here.


"I just love the communication between the parents and the teachers and the school."
-Yonita Martin, Mastery Parent