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Philadelphia Elementary School, in partnership with parents and the community, is committed to positively impacting the lives of our students.

 Loudon County Schools will graduate college and career ready students through rigorous and relevant learning opportunities.
Upcoming Events
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State Rankings for Philadelphia School
National Rankings for Philadelphia School
Art and Music Showcase
Friday was a great evening of promoting art and music in Loudon County Schools. Thank you students and faculty (Lisa Michaels, John Dutton, and Beth Sandidge) for helping to make this event a huge success.
Academic Bowl
A huge shout-out and congratulations goes out to the members of the Philadelphia Academic Bowl. The Academic Bowl was held at Hiwassee College on Friday. The team received 1st Place Team Overall, 1st Place Team General Knowledge, 1st Place Team Super Quiz. Also, Caleb Jenkins and Mia Selvidge received awards for Individual Top 8 Overall Knowledge and Scorer. They will move on to the next round and compete next month in Atlanta. Very proud!!!
PES Teachers of the Year
Congratulations to Philadelphia's Teachers of the Year!
Sarah Woody - Middle School Teacher of the Year.
Casey Mackintosh - Elementary Teacher of the Year.
Casey Davis - Elementary New Teacher of the Year.
Mallory Russell - Middle School New Teacher of the Year.
PES Social Studies Winners

Congratulations PES Social Studies Fair Winners.  They will be headed to the Loudon County Social Studies Fair on Tuesday, February 10th at 6:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Received Straight A's in Achievement
Food City Bucks

Please make sure to link your Food City card with Philadelphia Elementary School by using our school code:  PLU#40650 so we can earn Food City School Bucks.    The Food Bucks program helps us earn money for school supplies and equipment.   When you go shopping,  please show the cashier this code and they will link it to your Food City Card or towards your purchase which then carries over to Philadelphia Elementary School.  You can also link your Food City Card to Philadelphia School by going to  Flyers went home in Purple Folders, but you can always get another in the front office.  IMPORTANT:   You must link your card every school year, because it doesn’t carry over from year to year.

2014-2015 School Handbook

The 2014-2015 PES School Handbook is online.  Please take a look at the updated dress code policy.  You can find the school handbook by clicking on School Policies and Information.  Scroll down and click on 2014-2015 Philadelphia Elementary School Handbook.  The school dress code is on pages 15 and 16.

School Dress Code

Please check out the entire school dress code section on the website.  This may aid in purchasing decisions when selecting school clothes for the new school year.  Below are a couple of reminders:

  • shorts can be no higher than 3 inches above the knees
  •  pants and shorts cannot have holes, shreds, or tears in them
  • tights cannot be worn with shorts that are more than 3 inches above the knees
  • leggings cannot be worn as pants
  • garments must be worn over leggings and must meet all of the all of the dress code requirements in regards to length, no holes, and shreds
  • shirts that have holes or gaps due to being crochet or knitted have to have a regular shirt underneath (not a tank top)
  • cut-off or crop tops that show or expose the midriff are not allowed
  • tops with cutouts in the back are not allowed
School Arrival, Tardy, and Dismissal

School begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:05 p.m.

The tardy bell rings at 8:05 a.m.  Students are late at 8:05 a.m. and will need a tardy pass to enter the classroom after 8:05 a.m.

Suggestions Wanted


We have placed a suggestion box in the front office.  Please write down any suggestions that you have in the box.  If you are unable to stop by the office, you can place a note in your child's purple folder.  You don't have to put your name on it, just return it with your comment, and your child's teacher will make sure that it gets to the front office.  With your input, we can enhance the continuous improvement process at our school.   PES is continuously developing, implementing, evaluating, and revising school wide improvement and your suggestion will help us in this process.  
Box Tops for Education

We’re still collecting box tops for education!

Check the tops and sides of cereal boxes, beverages, paper products, refrigerated items, snacks and baby products for the Box Tops for Education symbol.  By submitting these small squares you can help our school earn money towards acquiring educational supplies. The school receives 10 cents for each box top.    Click on this link for a full list of products that participate in the Box Tops for Education

Please send all box tops to Mrs. Angie Haggas. 

New PreK and Kindergarten Age Requirement
 For the  2014 – 2015 school year, Tennessee children must be 5 years old by August 15th to start school.  If a student is currently in PreK during the 2013-2014 school year, they are Grandfathered into Kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year.  Students entering PreK will need to be 4 years old by August 15th.  Students cannot stay in PreK unless they meet the original age requirement.


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