We are celebrating our 100th Anniversary!

2022 marks 100 years of academic excellence at D. Newlin Fell Elementary!  The staff of D.N. Fell kicked off our 100th anniversary celebration today!  Click HERE for details!

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The Philadelphia School Experience Survey is now open!  Click HERE for details.  SPANISH CHINESE


Fell Student wins a spot in Scripps National Spelling Bee!  Details HERE


D.N. Fell Elementary now offers SchoolCash Online. Pay online for school fees, trips, etc. Learn more and register HERE


Kindergarten Registration/New Enrollment – use the links below:



Updated Uniform, Behavior and Cell Phone Policy – Please read! HERE


Perfect Attendance Tuesday (PAT) is back!  Earn rewards for perfect attendance at the end of the month!  See details HERE


Our Vision

Our vision at D. Newlin Fell Elementary School is to ensure that our students become 21st century learners by meeting or exceeding grade level requirements in all subjects.

Our Mission

Our mission at D. Newlin Fell Elementary School is to prepare students to become successful life long learners and responsible citizens who can contribute in a positive manner to a rapidly changing global society.

#1 in Reading, Math, and Science for Learning Network 10

We are proud to announce that we scored #1 in Math,Reading, and Science for 3 consecutive school years: 2014-2015, 2015-2016, and 2016-2017 on the PSSA for K-8 schools in Learning Network 10.

Message from the Principal

Welcome to our Website!  D. Newlin Fell School, located at Ninth Street and Oregon Avenue in the South Philadelphia area, is a multicultural community where Asian, Latino, Arabic, African American, and Caucasian children learn and live tolerance and respect on a daily basis. It provides education for children from kindergarten to the eighth grade. The subject area teachers are all full-time and highly qualified.


In addition to the regular educational classes, Fell provides the following services:

  • Special education for children diagnosed with learning needs in the regular education classroom
  • A mentally gifted program
  • Art, computer, dance, music and physical education classes
  • Wind and string instrument teachers who provide individual and small group lessons on a weekly basis
  • A Glee Club
  • Speech therapy on a regular basis as well as hearing and orthopedic therapy on a limited basis
  • Extracurricular Programs and Tutoring
  • PIAA Middle Years Sports:  Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Track and Field, Soccer and Volleyball.
  • Culturally and linguistic appropriate instructional program with comprehensive ESOL support services for English language learners.
  • All classrooms are equipped with cutting edge technology, including SMARTBoards and Chromebooks.

Click HERE for this month’s school calendar

Click HERE for Spanish translation of calendar

Click HERE for Chinese translation of calendar

Click HERE to see the welcome letter from Mr. Ashe.