Cordley Elementary

Excellence. Equipty. Engagement.

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  • Cordley READs Night, Thursday 2/25, 6:30pm (Virtual Event)

    We welcome students and parents to our Cordley Racial Equity Awareness Discussion Night!  At this virtual event, participants will join a few teachers as they read a wonderful book or two to you.  At the conclusion of each book, the group will engage in an informal conversation about the story.  While all books are appropriate for all grades, the 1st stories will be geared towards primary age students.  Please join for 1 or stay for 2 stories.  See below for links:

    Can I Touch Your Hair?, Mrs. Burke & Ms. Wilde:

    The Day You Begin, Mrs. Farmer:

    The Other Side, Mrs. Weiss:

    We are Water Protectors, Mrs. Kelly & The Undefeated, Mrs. Reaver:

    Dreamers, Mrs. Spray & Mr. Cinnamon:

    reads night

    Click the Picture Below to go to the Remote Learning Homepage

     Remote Homepage

    Click Here for our Non Instructional Plan.
    Cordley's Non Instructional Safety Plan (En Espanol)
    Click Here for Details Regarding Hybrid Model
    Together Again ~ Hybrid Overview (En Espanol



    Honorary Hawk of the Month Staff Award

    We are excited to announce our monthly Honorary Hawk of the Month Staff Award!
    We will recognize one staff member each month, and Cordley families we want your help with nominations!! We encourage you and your child to think about staff members who have made an impact in your lives. It could be a teacher, interventionist, para, custodian, nurse, counselor, etc! You are welcome to complete the nomination form online or a paper copy we will send home. Nomination Form  

    LPS Strategic Plan 

    Lawrence Public Schools will ensure that students of all races, backgrounds, and abilities achieve at high levelsdemonstrate proficiency in reading by the third grade and in math by the eighth grade, and graduate on time prepared for success in college and careers.  Click the link above to read more about our strategic plan.

    Kansas Legislation on Public Schools

    Stay informed and learning about the latest bills and actions being taken by our Legislators that impact public schools.  Check out the various links on this page to learn more about what action is taking place.  


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  • Safe Routes to School

    This Safe Routes to Schools map was made by the City of Lawrence, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, and Lawrence Public Schools as part of a community-wide effort to show students and parents the safest route to their neighborhood school. We encourage you and your student to use this map for International Walk to School Day on October 7th, 2015—and every day!—and then provide feedback on street conditions, traffic conditions, and the usability of your Safe Route on the link attached.  Additional questions can be sent to ,, or

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    Cordley Elementary School
    1837 Vermont St.
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    PH: (785)832-5640
    Fax: (785)832-5658

    School Hours:
    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays:


    Office Hours:
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Boys and Girls Club Program:
    They do not have a program this year on site.