John Marshall Elementary K-5
1501 Sellers St
School Policies & Regulations
Students should abide by the following school policies and regulations:
Doctor and Dental Appointments
Schedule doctor and dentist appointments outside of school hours. When this is not possible, students will be excused for these special appointments.Please remember to bring a note in from a doctor or dentist.
Cancellation of School
Cancellation of school takes place only during extraordinary circumstances such as:
Please be sure that the office has the correct work. home, and emergency numbers for your child in case of emergency.
Change of Address
It is very important, for emergency and administrative reasons, that every student maintain an up-to-date address record at the school office. Notify the school immediately if you have a change of address during the school year.
Call the school office at 215-537-2521.
Food Related Policies
Universal Feeding Program
Food and drinks
Dress CodeStudents are required to wear uniforms to school. The school uniform is a white or navy blue shirt and khaki pants or shorts for the boys. The girls wear white or navy blue blouses with khaki pants. Girls may also wear khaki skirts, shorts, or pants. Uniforms must be worn daily.
VisitorsAll visitors entering Marshall School are required to sign a register at the front door and be issued a visitor’s pass prior to reporting to the main office. No visitor is to wander the building on his or her own.
The School District of Philadelphia welcomes visitors to its schools, and encourages parents, volunteers and community leaders to visit their schools regularly. The School District must also protect its students and staff from disruption caused by outsiders. This ensures that your child will receive a maximum education in the safest environment.
Telephone calls to the Main Office prior to 8:30 AM should be for extreme EMERGENCY purposes only. Our telephones are needed to deal with the essential problem of staffing our school for adequate pupil supervision. For the most effective responses to routine telephone calls, you are urged to call between the hours of 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, and 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM.
A well-planned program of homework activities provides an opportunity for the home, school and community to cooperate in the education of their children.
Parents are also encouraged to spend some time each evening reading with their children.
Graduation and Promotion PolicyClick on the link below to view the graduation and promotion policy of the School District of Philadelphia.
Graduation and Promotion Policy