On May 28, the Board will hold an Action meeting at 5 p.m. Find materials here. Register to speak here.

The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19.
NEW: Food benefits (P-EBT) cards will be distributed to qualifying families. Learn more and update your address HERE.
Need working papers? Info HERE.
Chromebook Pickup Dates and Times
have CHANGED. Updated info HERE.
Need Chromebook help? Tech Hotlines added to Chromebook Loaner Program HERE. Internet info/resources are HERE.
Find more information about the District’s Continuity of Education Plan for students HERE. Digital Learning and Planned Instruction info HERE.
Grab-and-go meal distribution
at our 50 District school sites occurs one day per week. Learn more HERE. Sites are listed HERE.
For the latest update from Superintendent Hite, included updates on Chromebooks and supports, Digital Learning resources, how to connect with school-based staff, and calendar updates, visit our Coronavirus Information Hub.
PreK-12 Learning Guides are available HERE and at all District meal sites.
Have questions? Call our Hotlines (extended hours, available in 10 languages), email us at covid19info@philasd.org  or visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

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What You Need to Know Now!

May 2020

Remote Learning Survey We are asking parents and guardians to take a short survey, by May 22, to help us collect feedback about their experience with remote learning. Click here to complete

Beginning May 4, teachers will provide 3 hours/day of planned instruction via Google Classroom. Students in grades K-12 will use their District-issued Chromebooks to participate.

Each student, by the method available, is expected to login to their student portal each school day, Monday through Friday. 

You can find a complete list of days and times that each teacher will be live in Google Classroom here.

Food Benefits Program All Lawton students are eligible to receive Food benefits (P-EBT) cards due to COVID-19 pandemic. These cards will be mailed to the address in our computer system. If your address needs to be update please do so by May 29, 2020. For directions on how to check your address, click here. If you want more information about this program click here 

Medical Benefits Help If your children need health insurance, either because they never had it or because your benefits have changed during the COVID crisis, our partners at PCCY can help you apply.

April 2020
Both Governor Wolf and Dr. Hite have announced that The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19.
For the most up-to-date information, visit the Coronavirus Information Hub and view the latest video from Superintendent Hite.

Teachers will be providing review work to students using Google Classroom. Students should login to the School District website as they have always done in school. Go to philasd.org/login  Each child has their own username and password. His/her username is their lunch code. If you do not know the code or password, please reach out to your child’s teacher. Emails are available on the link below.

Steppers for logging in can be found here and will be provided with chromebooks.

If you need to contact your child’s teacher you can find his/her email here.

Chromebook Loaner Pickup Schedule:

If you have not picked up a chromebook or if your chromebook needs service, you can goto one of the Parent & Family Technology Support Centers.
Both centers will open Monday April 20 and operate Mon-Fri from 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m., excluding holidays.

·       Education Center, Philadelphia School District
440 N. Broad Street, 1st Floor Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19130

·       Fitzpatrick Annex Building
(rear of Fitzpatrick Elementary School) 4101 Chalfont Drive, Philadelphia PA 19154

You should bring your photo ID. Moe details information can be found here.

News from Ms. Bender, Lawton School Counselor

Ms Bender’s virtual office hours will be from Monday-Friday between 10 am to 1:00 pm.

She can be reached via email at nbender@philasd.org or by phone at 267-961-3250.

You can also use this form to send her a message.


Students can login to their SDP accounts to use iReady and Lexia while school is not in session.

Families can access online math, ELA, science, and social studies Learning Guides for grades K – 12 HERE.

Please stay tuned to network news channels for more detailed information as it is released to the public.


Our Mission

We are committed to create a safe and nurturing learning environment. Students will achieve academic excellence, positive self-awareness, and social responsibility through exemplary teaching with differentiated and data driven instruction.