Olney Elementary School
Olney Elementary School, September 2010
Olney Elementary School
Olney Elementary School
Olney Elementary School
Location5301 North Water St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°01′52″N 75°07′15″W / 40.0311°N 75.1209°W / 40.0311; -75.1209Coordinates: 40°01′52″N 75°07′15″W / 40.0311°N 75.1209°W / 40.0311; -75.1209
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built byW.J. Smith
ArchitectAndrew Sauer
Architectural styleGeorgian Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.86003311[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 4, 1986

Olney Elementary School is a historic elementary school located in the Olney neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building built in 1900–1901 and is a two-story ashlar and smooth limestone building in the Georgian Revival-style. It features a projecting pedimented center bay and arched limestone entrance surround.[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes unknown (n.d.). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Olney Elementary School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.