Updated Schedule: Carnell, McClure Schools

Posted on January 10, 2020
Categories: Press Releases

Classes are expected to resume at both Alexander McClure and Laura H. Carnell Elementary Schools during the week of January 13.

Carnell Elementary School is expected to re-open to students and staff on Monday, January 13. Necessary repairs have been completed and testing is being conducted over the weekend to determine that the school is safe for the reoccupancy of students and staff on Monday.

The anticipated re-entry date for students and staff at McClure School is Wednesday, January 15, with the exception of the Pre-K classes, which are expected to resume at McClure on Tuesday, January 21.

Before winter break, damage to asbestos-containing pipe insulation was found at both schools. Carnell and McClure have remained closed until all abatement work has been completed, and air testing and cleaning have been conducted.

Results of the air quality tests will be made available on the District’s website at www.philasd.org/capitalprograms/healthy-schools/. Families, media and the public are urged to monitor the District website at www.philasd.org for updated information.