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Henry C. Lea Elementary School

PHONE: (215) 400-7660 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-8 ENROLLMENT: 471

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The Lea School Community is dedicated to building creative spaces where critical citizens are inspired and empowered to change the world. We believe ALL students can learn.

Points Of Pride

Site for Classroom Modernization Project of PreK, 2 Classrooms (2017), WHYY Youth Media Award Winners (2017), Teachers named Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching (2017 & 2018), Greening Lea Winner of Best Public Project at the Excellence in GSI Awards (Sustainable Business Network) (2016)

Admissions Policy

Students must live within designated catchment boundaries; students may apply to a school(s) outside of their neighborhood and will be considered via lottery based on a available space.

Accreditations and Honors

AYP: 2009, 2010

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat -

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Entrance Instructions

Please enter the school on 47th Street at the entrance near the corner of 47th and Locust Streets.