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 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.
History of D. Newlin Fell
Fell School, which was built in 1922, is named after David Newlin Fell (1840-1919) who was a lieutenant in the 122nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Fell participated in the Civil War battles Second Battle of Bull Run, Fredricksburg and Chancellorsville. Fell, who was noted for his public service, became a lawyer in 1866 and was elected to the City Council ten years later. His other duties included an appointment to the Municipal Commission which created a better plan for the government of the cities of Pennsylvania, judge of the Court of Common Pleas, and Justice of the Supreme Court.