District Updates

Kindergarten registration: Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2016 can register now for kindergarten at our Central Registration site. 


Pearl S. Buck Elementary School 

Phone:   215-809-6300 / Fax:   215-809-6303
Cold Weather and Recess
Please have your child come to school with a warm jacket, a hat, and gloves or mittens.
Students will have outdoor recess unless the ambient or wind-chill temperature drops below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

Home Access Center
Home Access to your child's progress report is closed until noon on 2/12.  After this time, parents will be able to view 2nd Marking Period information. 
If you are having access problems, we will be happy to try and resolve them for you.  Please call the school at 215-809-6300, or email the principal at bkern@neshaminy.org for assistance.
Please double check that you are using the correct login/password pairing, as each parent has individualized access information. 

 Lunch routines

Kindergarten students will have lunch beginning at 11:55. 

1st and 2nd Grade will have lunch beginning at 12:35

3rd and 4th Grade will have lunch beginning at 1:10.


Recess will occur 30 minutes before the lunch period for each grade. The school will provide hand sanitizer for students as they enter the cafeteria.  However, please consider providing your child with a wet wipe for their hands.


Need to register your child?

As of July 1, 2015, all registrations will be processed by appointment only. 
 Please follow this link for additional information. 
You may contact Pupil Services at 215-809-6547 for additional information. 

  Security routines

Parents, guardians and emergency contacts may be asked to display photo identification upon entering the building and before visiting a classroom or before we dismiss a child to an individual.  Please share this information with relatives and friends to avoid delays and misunderstandings.

 Author visit

In October the Pearl S. Buck community welcomed author David Adler to our school. Among his many titles is the popular Cam Jansen detective series, the Bones mystery series, several books about the Holocaust and many biographies. Mr. Adler spoke to students in each grade during a series of presentations and workshops.