Stay informed about the Board of Education’s Superintendent Search and how to stay engaged HERE.

On Oct. 28th, the Board will hold an Action Meeting at 4 p.m. Find materials here.

10/25 Important SEPTA Strike Update
2022-2023 School Selection
Parent Flat Rate ProgramCOVID Vax events | Child Tax Credit 

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Welcome to Henry W. Lawton School!

What You Need to Know Now!

School begins at 9:00 AM and dismissal will be at 3:39 PM.

  • School will be closed on…

Monday, October 11, 2021 for Indigenous People’s Day


Other Important Days to Remember:

  • Interim Reports will be sent home October 13th – 15th .
  • Hispanic Heritage Month ends Friday, October 15th.
  • Unity Day- Wed. October 20th wear orange. (Students will participate in lessons throughout the month of October to learn about UNITY- Choose Kindness, Acceptance, Inclusion.)
  • Trunk or Treat- Saturday, October 23rd from 10 am – 11 am in the teachers’ parking lot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Costumes are optional.


A list of supplies for all grades can be found here.


Back-to-School Night will be held virtually on Thursday, September 23rd at 5:30 PM. Please make every effort to login to your child’s class to get detailed information about this year.


Title 1 Parent Information

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



If you need to contact your child’s teacher, please send them a message via Class DoJo, Google Classroom, email, or phone call.


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


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.

-Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

-Wednesdays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.