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* Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) special program
** Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) & Gifted Academy special programs
*** Offers Adult Education program

Meet the Principal

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Welcome to Lathrop Elementary School!

My name is Penelope El-Azhari, although my school community knows me as Mrs. Penny. I have been a RPS 205 administrator for 18 years, and the principal of Julia Lathrop Elementary for eight years. I have a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Wales, UK and a master's degree in school administration from Lewis University.

Penny El-Azhari  |