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

ShaVon Savage

4700 Locust Street
Philadelphia PA 19139
Phone: 215-471-2915

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

Hello Lea Families,


This is a reminder that there is no school for students on Friday, September 30th, Monday, October 3rd and Tuesday, October 4th.


The Lea Express has been posted in the "News & Events" section.  If you did not recieve a copy, you may access it there.  Please notify your child's teacher if you didn't get a physical copy on Thursday, September 29th.  Please review today's Lea Express, as there is important information for parents and guardians.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 215-471-2915.  


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


2016-2017 Supply Lists

Supply Lists for certain classes have been provided and are linked below.  If a supply list for your student's grade is not linked, you will recieve a supply list on the first day of school.