Welcome Back!

Join us for the Southwest Center City 5k on Saturday, October 26th!

Since 2009 participants have run through the beautiful residential streets of the Southwest Center City while helping to raise money to improve the neighborhood. The proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to the Friends of Chester Arthur (FoCA) and Stanton Community Partners (SCP), 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations that benefit the neighborhood elementary schools.

Starting at E.M. Stanton Elementary School (17th and Christian Streets) and running a double-loop course that highlights our beneficiaries, the scenic, urban route is not to be missed! The Monster Mile, a 1.5 mile fun run for kids ages 6-14, will also kick off at 8:00 AM.  For our youngest athletes, the Spooky Sprint, a ~100 yard dash for kids under 6, will kick off at 8:45 AM.  Please note that none of the kids races are timed events.

You can register here


Message from the Principal

It is my honor to be principal at Chester Arthur School.  We have passionate teachers, aspirational students, and engaged community.   Our collective value of diversity and our commitment to equity fosters a culture of respect and joy that ensures our students grow academically, socially, and emotionally. Our teachers work endlessly to create relevant learning opportunities that are both rigorous and engaging.  Our students bring their sense of curiosity about the world and their place within.  Our engaged families and supportive community contribute their diverse wealth of experience and creativity to foster our vibrant school culture. I believe in the limitless potential of all children and that through our ongoing collaboration and reciprocal learning THEY will lead us to change the world for the better.

-Dr. Mary Libby, Principal