Walnut Street Elementary

Serving the Communities of Aldan, Colwyn, Darby, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne, and Yeadon

School Info

  • Joseph Williams
    Mr. Joseph Williams
    224 S. 6th Street
    Darby, PA 19023
    Phone: 610.534.5660
    Fax: 610.534.4412



  • Mission Statement
    The William Penn School District, having high expectations and accountability for all, is committed to a continuous learning ethic that promotes student achievement and prepares students to make positive choices.

    Vision Statement

    In a safe and nurturing environment, the William Penn School District, in cooperation with its communities, will assume responsibility for engaging students in diverse and challenging learning experiences.  High expectations and accountability will be established for students and staff.  It is our vision to develop classrooms that engage students fully in their learning, where students work independently and in groups, and where the importance of continuous learning is emphasized.  Our schools will become places where students develop the skills to make positive choices in their lives.

    Shared Values

    (Values listed as belief statements)  

    • We believe that every individual has worth.
    • We believe that every individual can learn.
    • We believe that education is a right as well as a privilege.
    • We believe that students, parents, and community working in partnership promote lifelong learning.
    • We believe that every individual in the learning community is entitled to a safe and healthy environment.
    • We believe that every individual is entitled access to opportunities that develop one’s potential.
    • We believe that our community’s diversity is a strength.
    • We believe that knowledge is the result of active and purposeful learning.
    • We believe that students have a responsibility for their learning.
    • We believe that teachers have a responsibility for their students’ learning.
    • We believe that the community has a responsibility for educating its youth.
    Walnut Street is Proud to Report
    Assemblies for student Recognition and Special Topics
    Bingo Night
    Reading Night
    Math Night
    Harvest Fest
    Read Across America
    Annual Quarter Race Food Drive
    Movie Night
    Holiday Shoppe
    Respect Program
    Talent Show
    Family Fun Night
    Student Council
    First In Math
    Instrumental Band
    Boy Scouts
    Band of Brothers/Circle of Sisters
    Scholastic Book Fair
    PBS Behavior Support Program
    Family Programs such as Donuts With Dads and Muffins with Mom

    We Support organizations such as:
    The Leukemia Foundation

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