Adaire School K-8

Mrs. Anna Jenkins

1300 E. Palmer St
Philadelphia PA 19125
Phone: 215-291-4712

Providing all students with the academic, technological & social skills needed to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.

Alexander Adaire School

Message from the Principal

Welcome to the 2016-17 school year!


Adaire School Community,


April Includes PSSA testing for Grades 3-8. Be diligent - Arrive on time, Attend everyday, and Get a good night's sleep.

April will close another marking period. At conferences ALL parents must come and pick up report cards! Please visit the Book Fair as well! 


Thank you, 

Anna Jenkins



Our new schoolyard - our community has been preparing this project for 3 years. So glad that it is coming now! Construction will begin soon and be completed by end of school year. This summer it will be open. 



-Stay connected to your Child through the SDP Family Portal.  Click here for instructions on how to sign up.



-Follow Adaire on Twitter @adaireschool 


-Strive for 95!!  All students everyday helps us keep our attendance strong!!


Adaire Students are excited to participate in the GEARUP Philadelphia Program as they prepare to be college & career ready. 


Please visit the Nurse page found under the For Parents Tab for more information about the required documents for your child to begin school.  




Comcast Cares Day is once again coming to Adaire Elementary School and we need your HELP!

CLICK HERE if you would like to volunteer to help! 

 Saturday April 22, 8:00am - 2:00pm



Kindergarten Registrations

begins March 1, 2017

for the Adaire incatchment area. 


Starting March 1st parents can come to Adaire school from 9:00am - 2:00pm to fill out paperwork and register their Kindergarten student.


We are not going to accept packets that are not completely filled out. 


Please begin gathering all necessary paperwork you will need to register your Kindergarten student including:


  • Birth certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Two Proofs of Address
  • Medical Physical 
  • Any other paperwork needed can be found on the Nurse's page here 

You can also check here on the School District Website for more information. 


Please click here for the Registration Forms Needed.


Please click here for the District Checklist


Kindergarten FAQ for reference!


We will not register anyone that doesn't have the Registration Form packet filled out completely. 

We look forward to seeing you after February 28, 2017




District-wide Parent and Guardian Survey

Take the District-wide Parent & Guardian Survey NOW at

• The District-wide Parent & Guardian Survey is open from April 3 until June 23, 2017.

• All parents and guardians of students in grades K-12 in District and Charter schools should take the survey for each child, even if they attend the same school.

• Parents and guardians of students in District schools can take the survey on the Parent Portal.

• All parents and guardians can take the survey at

• The survey can be taken online on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Parents and guardians will need their child’s School District of Philadelphia ID number to take the survey. This number is on School District of Philadelphia report cards. Parents and guardians can also contact their child’s school for this number.

• Responses are confidential.


Questions? Call the survey hotline Monday – Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm or email the survey team at

Monthly Calendar & Food Menus

Adaire School Calendars

October 2016                  March 2017

November 2016              April 2017

December 2016

January 2017 

February 2017


Breakfast Menu

October 2016                    March 2017

November 2016                 April 2017

December 2016 

January 2017

February 2017


Lunch Menu

October 2016                   March 2017

November 2016                April 2017

December 2016 

January 2017 

February 2017 


Adaire's  NEW SCHOOL YARD is coming!  

Our community has been preparing for this project for 3 years. We are so glad that it is now happening!

Construction begins soon and will be completed by end of the school year.

This summer the new School Yard will be open! 


*Please bear with us through this transition. The school lot will not be available for parking vehicles and there will be fences in place in some areas.* 


Are you interested in joining Home & School?  Click Here for more information.


Please sign & return the SDP media release form


Follow Adaire School on Twitter @adaireschool