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Attendance & Truancy Policy and Procedure

The Lea School follows the SDP’s Attendance and Truancy Policies and Procedures, found here.

Code of Student Conduct

Lea follows the School District of Philadelphia’s Code of Student Conduct, found here.

School Hours

Breakfast will be served from 8:00-8:20 AM.   Students may enter the cafeteria from the doorway in the Schoolyard closest to 47th and Locust Streets.

School will begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:09 PM.  After breakfast, students will assemble in the school yard to greet their teachers.

During inclement weather, students in grades 1-4 should report to the Auditorium; students in grades 5 and 6 should report to Cafeteria A; and students in grades 7-8 should report to Cafeteria B.

Chronic lateness and absences affect your student(s)’ learning  Please be sure they arrive on time and attend school daily.

The school day ends at 3:09pm.  Students will be dismissed by grade band and escorted out of the building into the Schoolyard or Littleyard by faculty and staff. Please pick up your child promptly.

Late Arrivals / Early Dismissals

If your student arrives late to school they must report to the reception desk to fill out a late slip before proceeding to class.

If your student must leave school before the scheduled dismissal time, please  send in  a note to your child’s teacher alerting them to the time you will be picking your student up for dismissal.

Due to safety concerns, early dismissals will not occur after 2:30pm.

Uniform Policy

The School District of Philadelphia has adopted a mandatory uniform policy for all students in kindergarten through grade twelve.  All Lea students must wear their uniform daily unless an exception to this policy has been approved in writing by the Climate Manager, Counselor, Principal or Assistant Principal.   Please note that clothes must fit and there should be no exposure of undergarments or bare skin.

Tops: Navy blue collared shirts, Navy blue sweater or hoodless sweatshirt

Bottoms: Khaki pants, knee length shorts/skirts/dresses/jumpers

Shoes: black (rubber soled)

Gym: Red or White shirts (no print unless a Lea Shirt); navy sweat pants or knee-length shorts; navy hoodless sweatshirt, black sneakers

The following are not acceptable as part of the school uniform:

Jeans of any color or jeans underneath skirts, dresses or pants
Undershirts/T-shirts with logos other than Lea logos
Tank tops
Midriff tops, spaghetti straps or see-through clothing
Large or dangling earrings and novelty jewelry
Make-up, cosmetics, nail polish, body glitter
Hard sole shoes
Head wear other than for religion purposes (no bandanas, scarves, hats, etc)
Open-backed shoes
Sports jerseys

Students not wearing an acceptable uniform will be assigned an appropriate consequence as set forth below AND may be provided with alternate clothing for the day.

Last modified: December 28, 2017