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

2016-2017 School Year


Adaire School Community,


    Due to enrollment fluctuations and movement to a new student monitoring system, room numbers will NOT be on report cards. Students will be given room assignments on Sept. 5th, 2017.  



The School Office is closed from June 22 until August 14, 2017. 


Grades 1-8 Begin on September 5, 2017 and Kindergarten on September 12, 2017. 


If you have any questions or concerns over the school year you may contact Ms. Jenkins at 


Thank you and have a wonderful and safe summer break!


Anna Jenkins





-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.  



Parents: A student that has repeated lateness and/or unexcused abscences will lose privileges such as field trips, school events, and other class activites. Please make sure your student is here everyday and on time.  


Immunization requirements have changed for all rising 7th Grade and 12th Grade Students. 


-Students entering 7th grade must have meningococcal conjugate and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), vaccines WITHIN 5 DAYS OF STARTING the 7th grade, or risk being excluded from school.



New Immunization Requirments for the 2017-2018 School Year! Click here to read them


Farewel Mrs. Phillips-Banks It is with great sadness that we must say goodbye to Mrs. Phillips-Banks. Please click here to read her Goodbye. 




Promoting a Healthy Summer for our  Students!

Adaire Families:

The School District of Philadelphia, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, is bringing awareness to children and families about the risks of diseases from mosquitoes and ticks, as well as preventative measures to optimize protection and reduce the risk of diseases they transmit. It's predicted this year we will experience greater risk than in the past.  Click below to find:

Thank you for your assistance in promoting a healthy summer for our students!







2017-2018 School Year Supply Lists

2017-2018 School Year Supply Lists 

Below are the Supply Lists for each grade for the Upcoming 2017-2018 School Year. Please make sure your student(s) comes prepared the first day of school with all required supplies. 


Kindergarten               Sixth Grade

First Grade                 Seventh/Eighth Grade Math

Second Grade             Seventh/Eighth Grade Science

Third Grade                Seventh/Eighth Grade ELA

Fourth Grade                  - Seventh/Eighth Reading List

Fifth Grade                 Seventh/Eighth Social Studies  

Ms. Tustin 207B          Mrs. Claus Technology

Mrs. Lutz Art 

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              May 2017

January 2017                 June 2017

February 2017


Breakfast Menu

October 2016                    March 2017

November 2016                 April 2017

December 2016                 May 2017

January 2017                    June 2017

February 2017


Lunch Menu

October 2016                   March 2017

November 2016                April 2017

December 2016                May 2017

January 2017                   June 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.


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