Welcome to Powel Elementary!

“A small school, with GREAT expectations!”

Samuel Powel is a wonderful Kindergarten to Fourth Grade school in Powelton Village, the heart of University City.  We are one of many West Philadelphia’s public elementary schools.

Powel Community Celebrates Our Veterans

Thank you for your service.

Upcoming Events


4 Half Day PD, MTSS Meetings

7 – School Closed – Election Day

7 -11 School Psychologists’ Week

16 Quarter 1 Ends

22 Half Day

23 -24 No school , Thanksgiving holiday

27 Virtual Conferences