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Early Dismissal on Friday, March 3, 2023, AND Friday, March 17, 2023 —- 12:10 PM Dismissal Mobile Dentist coming to Carnell starting April 21, 2023. Please check your child’s book bag for the permission slip OR conveniently fill-out online, HERE.   Return forms by March 31st. 

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Report Card Conferences will begin at 1:00 PM and end at 3:00 PM. Please contact your child’s teacher if you still need to make an appointment. 

There is a 3-hour early dismissal for students on Report Card Conference Days.

Thank you for your support!

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – 1:00-3:00 

Thursday, March 30, 2023 – 1:00-3:00

Friday, March 31, 2023 – 1:00-3:00

SchoolCash Online is now available to School District of Philadelphia Families. Please click HERE to read the letter from the SDP. You can access SchoolCash Online via your Parent Portal account or visit to register.

School Survey

Parents and Caregivers, Please Fill out the Parent Engagement Survey to help us serve you and your child better. Thank you.

2022-2023 Emergency Contact Form

Please click HERE to download a form or stop by the office and pick up a copy. This needs to be filled out every September.

School Hours for full-day and early dismissal days, please click the link below:

Bell Schedule_2022-2023

New Breakfast Schedule

Breakfast Schedule Grades 2, 3, 4, 5 – 8:15 – 8:45 (Main Building)
Breakfast Schedule Grades Kindergarten & 1st – No Change!

Welcome Letter from Principal Pelzer

Welcome Letter


It is our goal for every student to achieve academic growth and engage in an inspiring, challenging, and personalized learning environment that prepares students for success.


To create a learning environment that demonstrates evidence-based school practices and student achievement. Instruction is aimed at supporting each student’s ability to reach and exceed proficiency levels in reading and math, as well as develop their ability to create high-quality work.