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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 K-3 should report to the Auditorium; students in grades 4 and 5 should report to Cafeteria A; and students in grades 6-8 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.

Gender Neutral Dress Code

All Lea students must wear their uniform daily unless an exception to this policy has been approved in writing by the Climate Manager, Counselor, or Principal.

Please note that clothes must fit and there should be no exposure of undergarments or inappropriate bare skin.

Tops: Navy blue
Bottoms: Khaki
Shoes: Black (rubber soled)
Gym: Plain t-Shirt and bottoms, black sneakers

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

Jeans of any color or jeans underneath other clothing
Undershirts/T-shirts with logos other than Lea logos
Tank tops, midriff tops, spaghetti straps or see-through clothing
Head wear other than for religion purposes (no bandanas, scarves, hats, hoods on hoodies may not be up, etc.)
Sandals, open-backed shoes or other footwear that could cause injury

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

Last modified: July 26, 2018