Henry C. Lea Elementary School Pre-K to 8th

ShaVon Savage

4700 Locust Street
Philadelphia PA 19139
Phone: 215-400-7660

The Lea School Community is dedicated to building creative spaces where critical citizens are inspired and empowered to change the world. We believe all students can learn.

Henry C. Lea Elementary School

Message from the Principal

Lea Families,


Elections for the Lea Home and School Association are here!  Ballots were sent home in the Lea Express on Friday, January 20th.  You can return those ballots to school with your students.  You can also come vote in the School Lobby, where ballots are available.  Translation services are also available.  You have until 3 pm on Wednesday, January 25th to cast your vote. 


Please take a moment to fill out our Parent/Guardian Survey, available here.  We're interested in understanding the our families' needs and how we can better support families.


Also, please review the letter below from our Superintendent, Dr. Hite, regarding the District's commitment to maintaining safe, respectful and rigorous learning environments for every student.  


If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact the Main Office at 215-400-7660.


Best regards,


ShaVon Savage, Principal

Points of Pride

  • Awarded Muhammad Ali Peace Garden Grant (2012)
  • Awarded RecycleBank Green Schools Grant (2012)
  • Awarded Whole Foods "Whole Kids" Gardening Grant
  • Participated in Community Design Collaborative Green School Yard Charrette (2012)
  • PECO Green Region Grant Recipient
  • Awarded Philadelphia Water Department Stormwater Management Incentive Program Grant (2014)
  • Re-Location Site for Hamels Foundation Playland (orginally at The Wilson School) (2014)
  • Awarded TD Bank "Green Streets" Grant (2015)
  • Recipient of  Steven Starr Grant for New Computer Lab (2014)
  • Greening Lea Winner of Best Public Project at the Excellence in GSI Awards (Sustainable Business Network) (2016)

Student and Family Handbook

2016-2017 Lea Student and Family Handbook