Thomas Fitzwater Elementary School is located in Willow Grove, PA., a suburb of Philadelphia. Our school serves kindergarten through fifth grade, with approximately 445 students. We have a very diverse community, a very dedicated and caring staff, and a very active and supportive PTO.
Thomas Fitzwater Elementary School is proud of their recognition as a 1999 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and a 2007 recipient of a PA Achievement Grant. We are dedicated to providing a positive and successful elementary school experience for every child who enters our doors. Our school has reached AYP (adequately yearly progress) and our students’ results on the PSSA tests were outstanding. We encourage all parents to keep the lines of communication open by contacting the classroom teacher or Mr. Alston if you have any questions or concerns.
The Power to Be the Very Best is our motto.
We are very proud that our professional staff is constantly updating their skills to meet the demands of education today. Our goal is to provide an authentic, rich education to all students using the most current and best practices.
The Thomas Fitzwater Elementary School offers it students a safe, positive, healthy environment in which to grow socially, emotionally and academically. A buzzer entry system and classroom phones was installed in our school prior to the 2007/08 opening. The building Emergency Operations Team has been established to oversee that school safety and security continues to be our number one priority.