LeAndrea Baltimore-Hagan

John M. Patterson Elementary School
School District of Philadelphia
2020 Neubauer Fellow
Grade Level
K - 4th
Student Enrollment
School/Org Neighborhood
M.S.Ed. Elementary Education, Administrative Certification, Saint Joseph’s University
B.S. Business Administration, University of Louisville
"I serve as a principal because I believe every scholar deserves an excellent education with a high will and highly skilled teacher – with a principal as the driver of that outcome."

In 2022, LeAndrea began in her role as Principal at John M. Patterson Elementary School. She previously served as Principal of Rudolph Blankenburg Elementary School (2017-2022). Under her leadership, Rudolph Blankenburg Elementary School Kindergarten exceeded school district early literacy targets, increased overall attendance by 10% and achieved 17% growth on the School Progress Report (SPR).

LeAndrea has been an educator since 2003. Prior to becoming a principal, LeAndrea served in a wide range of roles including as a teacher, instructional reform facilitator, school based teacher teader, Teach for America learning teams leader, extended day coordinator, educational testing service rater supervisor and assistant principal. LeAndrea is passionate about the MicroSociety school model and has been recognized by MicroSociety and Teach for America as a leader. LeAndrea grew up in Louisville, KY.