The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19.
Food benefits (P-EBT) cards will be distributed to qualifying families. Learn more 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  or visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

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Welcome to James R. Lowell
Elementary School!

INTRODUCING!!  Lowell’s Listen to a Story Page

Listening to stories is a very important part of learning how to read.  Join your teachers as they read aloud their favorite stories.  CLICK HERE or go to the Read Aloud Page in the menu at the top.  New stories will be added each day.  Get comfy and enjoy it.

Lowell Staff Remote Teaching Schedules and Contact Info

CLICK HERE  or Visit the Staff Page from the menu at the top

Parent Survey-  Click Here to fill in the form

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.

Need to talk to the counselor?  Ms. Cheng has a website with some resources that might help.  Click here

Contact Ms. Cheng

Office Hours: Mon. Tue. Thur. Fri. : 11:00-12:30; Wed 9:00-10:30


Phone/Text: 267-416-5765

Need to see some of the older videos?  Click here or on the Remote Learning tab at the top

4th Grade-  Week 4

Google Classroom – Spanish Version



Find your teacher’s email

Lowell Teacher’s Email Addresses

Click below for the latest updates from the SDP

Food Benefits Program

Food benefits (P-EBT) cards will be distributed to qualifying families. Learn more and update your address here.

Need working papers?

Limited hours and times and increased safety protocols apply

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.

Covid-19 SDP Parent Guide

Visit our Facebook page for more pictures and information about what’s been happening at Lowell

James R. Lowell School Facebook page