John Herbert Phillips Academy

IB World Class School of Excellence


  • Book Fair


    ONLINE SHOPPING is available daily through Friday, November 16th!! Please click on the link below to learn how to set up an account so you don't have to send CASH!

    Book Fair Home Page

    The Book Fair will open for on-site purchasing for Middle School Thurday, November 8th through Friday, November 9th.  Elementary Students will shop from Tuesday, November 13th to Thursday, November 15th at 11:00am. Procedes go to the library for purchasing library books and maker space activities. Our goal this year is for every student to purchase at lease one book for their personal library. Hope to see you there! 

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  • aew


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  • give back

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  • survey

    Parent & Student Surveys

    Please complete the following surveys in regard to the Phillips Academy Comprehensive Counseling Program.

    Parent Survey    4-6 Grade Student Survey 

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  • Stride Academy

    Let's get started!!

    Stride Academy Parent Letter

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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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  • STI INow Chalkable Information

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  • 2018 - 2019 SGA DEBATE

    Student Government Association debate for the 2018-2019 school year is scheduled for Monday, November 5th, 2018, AT 1PM in the auditorium.  We look forward to working with our student leaders to achieve global excellence for Phillips Academy.


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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

  • Congratulations to Braxton Urquhart! 


    He has been elected as the 2018-19 SGA president.

    Election Photo Gallery

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  • music

    All City Christmas Festival Honor Band

    Congratulations to all of our band students who tried out and made the All City honor band.  It is indeed an honor to be among the ranks of other serious  middle school musicians. Continue to strive in all that you do. Again, congratulations.

    Kathryn Harris=Clarinet=18th Chair, Mikel Campbell=Percussion=2nd Chair, Nalah Williams=Clarinet=8th Chair, Anthony Miles=Tuba=1st Chair, Ryan Debrow=trumpet=6th Chair, Zedrick Powell=trombone=11th Chair, Emmanuel Copeland=Tenor Saxophone=1st Chair, Nicholas Johnson=Trombone=3rd Chair, Kamyl Bailey=Trumpet=2nd Chair, Carter Burton=trombone=2nd Chair, Jaden Marshall=trombone=4th Chair,  Jordan Wright=trumpet=1st Chair, Olivia Forte=clarinet=1st Chair, Sanaa Williams=Flute=1st Chair


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  • cheese

    Yearbook Picture Day 

    Tuesday, November 13th - Middle School

    Wednesday, November 14th - Elementary School

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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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