Samuel Powel Elementary Kindergarten-4th Grade

Kimberly Ellerbee

301 N. 36th St.
Philadelphia PA 19104
Phone: 215-823-8201

Be responsible. Be respectful. Be peaceful. Be a problem solver.

Welcome to Samuel Powel Elementary!

Welcome families and students, current and prospective!

Samuel Powel is a wonderful Kindergarten to Fourth Grade school in Powelton Village, in the heart of University City.  We are one of West Philadelphia's premier public elementary schools.  Click on the links on the side to learn all about our great school!

Congratulations Class of 2016!

Congratulations to our 4th grade class of 2016!  If you'd like to see a video the students made of the year, click here (or here on your phone).  

Did you know??

Powel accepts about 50% of its total student body from OUTSIDE of its catchment area??  If you don't live within out catchment area, you can apply to voluntary transfer to our school here.     

Website Poll!

Tell us what you think about our new website, and visit our contact us page to let us know what we can add or change!

What do you think about our new website?

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Powel Promise

I promise to respect myself and others;
Encourage and help others;
Be an active learner at school and at home;
Show up on time and ready to learn.

The Powel Owl says. . .

Be Responsible!

Be Respectful!

Be Peaceful!

Be a Problem Solver!

Statement of Values

Samuel Powel Elementary School is a peaceful teaching and learning community.  We value:
  • Education
  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Kindness
  • Forgiveness
  • Effort
We ALL accept responsibility for putting these values into action.  We ALL believe in each others’ ability for putting these values into action.  

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