More Information About Lea Elementary School

Principal: Dr. Lisa Bell-Chiles Office Number: 215-471-2915 Location: 4700 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139 Henry C. Lea Elementary Website Lea Elementary Catchment Boundary Reflections from a Lea Teacher The focus of all staff at Lea is to provide a high quality education. This mindset is evident from pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. Our educators are dedicated to […]

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Afterschool Care Options at Lea Elementary

Essence of Childcare 4620 Walnut Street Contact: Latisha Hargrove 215-307-3952 essenceofchildcare@gmail.com Transportation is provided. Lea Community School (University of Pennsylvania Netter Center for Community Partnerships) Onsite at Lea Contact: Sterling Baltimore sbalt@sas.upenn.edu Nominal annual fee plus cost for trips. Parents must attend the program’s evening parent meeting (every month or every other month). Program begins last […]

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Our Focus: Lea Elementary School

WPCNS is focusing its efforts on Henry C. Lea Elementary at 47th and Locust. WPCNS chose Lea due to its relationship with the principal, Dr. Lisa Bell-Chiles, existing community involvement and strong Home and School Association (a.k.a. PTA) leadership in addition the school’s enormous potential.  With increased  community and parental involvement, WPCNS believes Lea Elementary can become not only […]

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Past Projects at Lea Elementary

Summer 2011 School Supplies Drive WPCNS held a school supplies drive so that Lea students and teachers could start the year off in well-stocked classrooms. Each classroom received one box of supplies. The drive collected a total of 120 one-subject notebooks, 45 composition notebooks, 20 other notebooks, 40 packs looseleaf paper, 25 small pencil sharpeners, three heavy-duty classroom pencil sharpeners (w/ holes of various sizes, […]

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