Welcome to 12th and Marion Elementary

  • 12 & marion buildingImportant School Reminders

    1. Report if your child is going to be absent.

    2. Please notify the main office of any phone number or address changes.

    3. Please remember to bring a form of picture identification when picking up your child during school or at dismissal.


  • Address: 1200 North 12th Street, Reading, PA 19604

    Main Office:


  • Elementary School Hours 
    8:05 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

    Kindergarten Hours
    8:05 a.m.-2:10 p.m.

    Pre-Kindergarten Hours

    Morning: 8:05 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
    Afternoon: 12 p.m.-2:40 p.m.

School Contacts

  • Principal: Samantha Frees
    Follow her on Twitter @MissFreesRSD

    Assistant Principal: Michael Phelps

    School Nurse: Dr. Kellylynn Wanner
    School Counselor: Christopher Lynch
    Parent Outreach Assistant: Anais Guerra
    Office Secretary: Kim Didyoung
    Attendance Secretary: Darleys Valerio Martinez
    Home and School Visitor: Dave Marrella
    Social Worker: Christine Wasser

Greetings from the Principal

  • principal samantha frees"It is our pleasure to welcome you to 12th & Marion Elementary School. This will be a wonderful year full of learning and fun, not to mention, an incredible year of growing for each and every one of our students. You will be amazed as you watch your child bloom as a friend, reader, writer, mathematician, scientist, thinker, and so much more. Here at 12th & Marion we take pride in our ability to spread kindness and positivity among our staff and students. We strive to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere where our students can reach their highest potential. All these things are possible due to the continual support of our families and community. We thank you for the opportunity to work with your child as we work together helping them learn."