Bache-Martin Elementary School
2201 Brown Street  
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Information for Parents

Hello Tiger Parents! This page is for you, and your student. Here you will be able to find helpful information for the 2018-2019 school year. 

For additional information about  Open Houses Afterschool Programs , Supply Lists , and Resources , please head to the pull down menu under "Parents".

Uniform Policy for 2018-2019


  • Navy polo (long or short sleeves)
  • Khaki pants, shorts or skirts

  • Navy polo (long or short sleeves)
  • Khaki pants or shorts

  • Any color sneakers or shoes with backs. No CROCS, sandals, flip-flops, open-backed, open-toed or shoes with high heels/platforms.

Physical Education Uniform:

  • Yellow Bache-Martin t-shirt
  • Navy sweatpants or shorts

Buying gym shirts

Where can you buy the gym shirts?

  • The main office - Obtain the  uniform form from Ms. Sue. The form and payment can be given to her.

  • Send in with your student - Download and fill out the  uniform form , send it to school in an envelope along with payment ($10 per shirt, $15 if long sleeved). Please have your student give the envelope to their teacher.
Shirt(s) will be delivered to your student after receipt of form AND payment. If you have any questions about uniforms, please contact Sarah .

You will also have the opportunity to purchase your uniform shirts during the first week of school at drop off (8am-8:30am); as well as during Back To School Night

Please note that uniforms may also be purchased at a retailer of the family's choosing (like   Land's End , if you purchase there,  up to 3% comes back to the school - school #900169459) 

Student Arrival and Dismissal Procedures for 2018-2019

​​School starts at 8:26am and ends at 3:05pm.  Please ensure that your student arrives on time and ready to learn!

Arrival - Doors open at 8:00am

  • Kindergarten through 4th grade - Martin Cafeteria (doors at 23rd and Parrish Streets)
  • 5th through 8th grade students - Bache Cafeteria (doors at 22nd and Brown Streets)

Note:  All students will be offered breakfast in the morning.  Breakfast starts at 8:10am and ends at 8:26am.

Dismissal at 3:05pm

  • Kindergarten-1st Grade - Doors at 22nd and Brown (NE Corner)
  • 2nd - Doors at 23rd and Brown
  • 3rd-4th Grade - Martin Cafeteria
  • 5th - 8th Grade - Doors at 22nd and Brown (SE Corner)

Note:  Any students not picked up promptly will be escorted to the Martin Cafeteria.  If you are picking up students from the cafeteria, you will be asked to provide identification and sign your children out. 

Birthday Celebrations

​Want to celebrate your student's birthday with their classmates?  Birthday celebrations may take place in the classroom between 2:30-3:00pm with prior notice given to the student's classroom teacher. 

What's for lunch?

Want to know what's for breakfast or lunch? Here's this week's menu!

Parent-Student Handbook

The Bache-Martin Student and Parent Handbook will be available shortly. It will have useful information for both you and your student(s)