View school Air Balance Reports HERE. P-EBT Card update HERE.
COVID-19 Dashboard provides the latest information on confirmed positive cases in our schools. View HERE.

Main Menu:

Welcome to Henry W. Lawton School!

What You Need to Know Now!

Friday, June 11, 2021 is the last day of school for all students.

End of  Year Information Pick up for all Virtual students.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10am to 2pm & Thursday, June 10, 2021 9am to 2pm. Come get free summer reading books and back to school info.

Calling all Parents— We’d like to hear from you.

The 2021-22 Lawton School Plan is now available for public review. Please provide any feedback here.


Spring Title 1 Parent Meeting- Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 9:30am.

Please use this link to join the meeting. We want your input.

Parent Title 1 meeting

PSSA Information for Grades 3 thru 5

In accordance with state mandates and School District of Philadelphia directives, we will administer PSSA assessments for all eligible grade 3-5 students returning to school for in-person learning. Students that remain virtual will not participate in PSSA. Testing will begin the week of May 3. Specific testing and classroom schedules will be shared closer to that date. Attached, please find copies of parent information regarding PSSA testing.

Parent Information Letter     Spanish version PSSA Información para padres

Electronic Device Policy     Spanish version Política de dispositivos electrónicos

Accommodations Overview

Frequently Asked Questions about PSSA


Kindergarten Virtual Open House–  Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 9am. Meeting link will be available as it gets closer.



Adjusted Schedule for PreK-2 Students

Attention families: Monday Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 19, PreK to 2nd graders will follow the adjusted instructional schedule that was shared previously with families. Please contact your child’s teacher of you have any questions.

February 2021  Winter Title 1 Meeting

Date: Thursday, February 11        Time: 3:15              Location: Virtual

You are invited to a meeting to learn about Title I of the Every Student Succeeds Act.  Title I provides funding for our school to provide additional help to assist students have a well-rounded education.  At this meeting, we will discussing the needs of our students and Lawton school. We will also be available to answer any questions you might have.

Click this Meeting link to join at 3:15PM. The agenda can be found here.


September 2020 Lawton is All Virtual!

Teachers will be providing instruction to students using Google Classroom. Students should login to the School District website at by 8:30 am daily.  Students will be using last year’s username and password. If you do not know your child’s username or password, please reach out to your child’s teacher. Emails are available on the link below.

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

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

School Supply lists can be found below:

Kindergarten      Grades 1 through 5        Ms Shepta’s Class

Lawton’s Virtual Back to School Night will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2020 beginning at 5PM. Please make every effort to login to your child’s class to get detailed information about this year. See the flyer here.

Remote Learning Survey We are asking parents and guardians to take a short survey,  to help us collect feedback about their experience with remote learning. Link will be provided soon.

Chromebook Pickup/Support Centers:

If you have not picked up a chromebook or if your chromebook needs service, you can go to one of the Technology Support Centers.
The three centers will open Monday  through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m., excluding holidays.

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

Martin Luther King High School 610o Stenton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19138

South Philadelphia High School, 2101 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 191

You should bring your photo ID. More detailed 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 or by phone at 267-961-3250.

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

As a reminder, the Philly HopeLine is available M-F from noon to 9 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. to provide counseling services for students, parents and guardians who may need additional support during these difficult times. Phone or text 1-833-PHL-HOPE (1-833-745-4673).


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.