John Herbert Phillips Academy

IB World Class School of Excellence


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  • STEM

    Attention Middle School Girls! Sign up for the May 31st Stemposium!

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  • sb

    Congratulations to our Middle School Scholar's Bowl Team!  They competed this week and placed 1st in the tournament.  We are the Champions!!

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  • survey

    It is time for the Spring Family and Community Engagement surveys. To complete the survey click on either link or scan the QR code.

     2019 F.A.C.E. Survey - English   

    2019 F.A.C.E. Survey - Spanish

    FACE QR Code


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  • School Safety Alert

    Students may not enter the building before 7:15am.  If you arrive at school before 7:15 you should remain in your car until 7:15.  Proper supervision of students begins at 7:15. Please do not ask Mr. Muhammad or any teacher to let you into the building before 7:15.

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Welcome to John Herbert Phillips Academy

    Welcome to John Herbert Phillips Academy; A PYP and MYP authorized IB World School.

    JHPA is committed to ensure students fulfill their dreams through our rigorous school programs, assessments and committed community outreach. We strive to lead our students to become independent, critical thinkers, and life-long learners while fostering a respect for diversity within a global society.
    At JHPA, we take our IB curriculum and teaching strategies seriously.  IB affords us the best instructional principles and practice in the world.  Our students are guided to model the IB learner profile at all times. For more, visit our IB link (top right of the menu).
    The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.  To this end, the IB works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.  These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

Notable News

  • Explore beyond the AVL access with FREE access to all the PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next modules!

    Free Access to PebbleGo!

    PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next databases build on children's interests in a way that makes learning and improving reading and research skills fun. Each module is simple to navigate and offers key reading supports such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting.

    Username: bhm19   Password: bhm19

    Birmingham City Schools, enjoy access until May 31st!

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  • ss

    Students can begin their path to success by instilling good habits.  Please click on the link  for our JHPA Lions Laws.  If students follow these simple rules each day, they can build good school habits. 

     JHPA Lions Laws

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  • Behavior JHPA Progressive Discipline Process 

    Discipline Process

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  • 3rd Grade Awarded $20,000!

    Our 3rd graders were selected as one of the top 50 in the state for READING GROWTH. 

    Way to go 3rd grade teachers and students!

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