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Read Across America 2019 @ Richmond

Monday 2/25:  Cat in the Hat Day- wear your stripes and hats!

Tuesday 2/26:  Fox in Socks Day- wear your silliest, mismatched shoes and socks!

Wednesday 2/ 27: Wacky Wednesday- wear your clothes inside-out and mismatched!

Thursday 2/28: Thing 1 and Thing 2- grab a friend and dress like twins and/or wear your favorite colors!

Friday 3/1: Characters Day- write a book report and dress as your favorite character from the book!


Richmond Elementary School


The vision of the Richmond Elementary School is to ensure that all students achieve academic excellence by engaging in the best instructional practices.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Richmond Elementary School is to provide challenging, rigorous, and relevant learning experiences by promoting high standards and expectations in order to actively engage all students in the learning process.

By working in collaboration with parents and the community in a positive and respectful setting, Richmond fosters a caring, safe, and creative environment which encourages the development of individual talents and motivates all students to reach their full potential.



Free Library of Philadelphia Summer Reading Program: Free Library Summer of Wonder BannerOnline Summer of Wonder for all ages runs June 1 through August 31. Sign up online and earn badges by tracking minutes read and completing fun Discovery Path activities themed around STEAM, literacy, and exploration. You can also select reading materials from School District of Philadelphia suggested booklists, submit book reviews, and explore more in-depth themed learning guides. Every time you earn a badge, you will be entered into a weekly raffle with prizes for each age group, as well as be entered into a special grand finale prize raffle that will take place
at the end of summer!