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Spring PSSA


Erie’s Public Schools will administer Spring PSSA Exams in English Language Arts, Math and Science starting Monday, April 3 and will run through Friday, May 5.

Information for parents on the PSSA exam and a school testing schedule are available to view here (PDF).

Mission Statement

The mission of JoAnna Connell is to assure that, within a nurturing and stimulating environment, each of our diverse students and graduates achieves literacy and appropriate core competencies, and becomes a responsible and compassionate citizen.

Welcome to JoAnna Connell

JoAnna Connell Elementary School

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to JoAnna Connell.  We offer a rigorous and challenging curriculum for all students. It is my sincere hope that you continue to see that “Educational Excellence=Successful Students” in all of the classrooms at JoAnna Connell Elementary School. Research tells us what is best for children of all ages and this information has helped us create the best possible learning environment for all of our students. Our teachers and staff know what students need to be successful, and they provide this on a daily basis in their classrooms. Remember that the most important things that children need are free. These include consistency and consequences, rules and boundaries, support and patience, and love and attention. I strongly believe that we can work together to provide these for our students to help ensure their success.

How to Reach Us

1820 East 38th Street
Erie, PA 16510
Phone: (814) 874-6785
Fax: (814) 874-6789
Mr. Joseph Orlando

Assistant Principal
Mr. Robert Causgrove

Bell Schedule

Opening Bell     Closing Bell
8:20 a.m.           2:30 p.m. 
School Performance Profile

Click above to view our PA Department of Education School Performance Profile

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