Henry W. Lawton School Elementary

Ms. Arnetta Imes

6101 Jackson Street
Philadelphia PA 19135
Phone: 215-335-5659

Henry W. Lawton School

Message from the Principal

 Welcome to the Henry W. Lawton Elementary School website!


From Ms Imes:

Hello Lawton Families!  

October Information:

School Selection for next year begins Thursday, September 29th for any 5th grader who would like to attend a middle school other than Harding Middle School for 6th grade. Appliciations need to be completed online by 5pm on November 14th. This includes all students with IEPs. Detailed information can be found on the Parent Page

School Closed--Monday & Tuesday, October 3rd & 4th for the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah.

School Closed--Wednesday, Ocober 12th for Yom Kippur.

Picture Day--Tuesday, Oct. 18th & Wednesday, Oct 19th.

Oct 18th All Kindergarten classes, Pre-K classes, 1st Grade classes & 3rd Grade classes.

Oct 19th All 2nd Grades classes, 4th Grade classes, 5th Grade classes & Rms 101, 104, 207, 216, 222, 226.


FAST program has begun. It takes place every Monday at 3:30pm

November Information: 

School Closed--November 8th for Election Day & November 11th for Veterans' Day. November 24th & 25th for Thanksgiving.

Report Card Conferences--November 21st, 22nd, & 23rd. School will dismiss at 12:09 each day.


2016-17 Supply lists are available on the Parent page. 


Students are marked late after 8:30am.

Children are to enter through the big yard doors not the front doors. 

School Report Card from 2014-2015

Safety of Our Students is a Priority

Smoking is not permitted anywhere on school grounds. Many children are allergic or afraid of dogs as well as other animals. Please do not bring any animals into the school yard.

Also bicycles, skooters, and skateboards are a danger with some many children dismissing at one time. Please refrain from bring these items when picking up your child from school. 

Photo ID Required-Please be sure that you have a photo ID available whenever you pick up your child from school.You will be asked to show it at early dismissal, late pick up, or if a Kindergarten teacher is absent.


Snowy Weather

In the event of an emergency school closing, please tune to your local news, visit the School District's website at www.philasd.org or call the District's Parent Hotline at 215-400-INFO(4636). If there is a 2 hour delay, students should report to school at 10:30am.   Bus Information here

Box Tops for Education

This program has been a huge success! 

Thank you for saving your Box Tops and Labels!

Keep them coming. We are on our way to reaching our goal.

Box Tops for Educations 

and Labels for Education.  

Please clip, save, and bring to school the box top coupon or the UPC code/beverage cap for the Labels for Education products.  Each classroom has a collection bag.

If you shop at Acme, ShopRite, Genuardi's, or Food Lion you can register your for Store Bonus Reward card on the eLabels  website eLabelsForEducation.com. and any product points will be automatically added to Lawton's account whenever you swipe your card.




Points of Pride

  • Eagles Book Mobile and Eagles Storybook Man visited Lawton School to share his love of reading with our students.
  • Maryem Bouatlaoui won Best Emblem in the National Constituting Contest 2013.
  • 1st Place 5th Grade Team--Philadelphia Reading Olympics in 2013.
  • Classrooms have interactive white board.
  • Lawton School added 23 classrooms in a beautiful state of the art addition in September 2008.
  • The addition included a Science lab, Art lab, and Computer lab.
  • Our Office entrance showcases our school's history via our 100th Anniversary Mural created in partnership with Network Arts Program.
  • We have enjoyed visits from artists, dancers, and Jazz musicians through our participation in Arts in Education.


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