Is Abbott Elementary Renewed? Premiere Date, Cast and Storyline

The hit mockumentary sitcom Abbott Elementary was created for ABC by Quinta Brunson. The series gathered positive reviews from critics and love from viewers. It has an IMDB rating of 8.2 out of 10 and 98% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The first season of Abbott Elementary aired from December 7, 2021 to April 12, 2022 with 13 episodes. Now fans are curious about what the second season has in store for us.

Is Abbott Elementary Renewed Officially?

Considering the series’ popularity, ABC officially confirmed the show’s renewal for a second season.

This March, ABC made the announcement in a memo form by Principal Ava Coleman (portrayed by our beloved Janelle James) to faculty and students, “aka my fans,” she penned “The camera crew I hired to showcase all that I’ve made happen at our beautiful school thinks I’m a star. I mean, are we surprised? No, we’re not :),” adding “With that said, it is with great pleasure that I share they’ll be returning for the 2022-2023 school year! That’s right – Abbott Elementary season two is coming to a screen near you.”

The series revolves around some teachers, their audacious principal, and the cute children they teach at a Philadelphia-based elementary school. 

Read the full article below to learn more about Abbott Elementary Season 2.

Abbott Elementary Season 2 Premiere Date

Abbott Elementary Season 2 is slated to premiere on September 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET. on ABC. The episodes will be available to watch on Hulu the following day of the premiere of each episode.

Abbott Elementary Season 2 Premiere Date
Abbott Elementary Season 2 Premiere Date

How Many Seasons Can We Expect from Abbott Elementary?

Well, Brunson plans to create as many as nine seasons. During an interview with, she said “When I was [first] thinking about Abbott, I thought about a season one and then I thought about a season nine,” adding further “Not that I’m saying it would make it to a season nine because that’s a long way away—I don’t even know if people want [the show] to go to a season nine—but I was like, Where would I like these characters to end up? And I think that, if you know the end of the story, you can do everything you need to do in between to keep it from getting there too soon but still be building up to that.”

Abbott Elementary Season 2 Cast

We can expect the main cast’s return from season 1 to reprise their roles. Here are the names:

  • Quinta Brunson to portray Janine Teagues
  • Janelle James to portray Ava Coleman
  • Tyler James Williams to portray Gregory Eddie 
  • Lisa Ann Walter to portray Melissa Schemmenti
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph to portray Barbara Howard 
  • Chris Perfetti to portray Jacob Hill
  • William Stanford Davis to portray Mr. Johnson

Abbott Elementary Season 2 Expected Storyline

Though nothing has been hinted at about the plot of the second season but in an interview, the cast shared their expectations for the upcoming season.

While Brunson sought to take more field trips beyond the Abbott Elementary halls whereas Ralph wanted Barbara to begin a choir in the vein of Sister Act 2, Walter sought the crew to visit a teaching convention unless “they can’t afford an expensive one, so it’s like Atlantic City.” Davis wishes “[Gregory’s] got to grow a lot before he’s ready for a relationship, period, let alone with Janine. However from the outside perspective we can see how if they do the work they could really have something special.”

Final Words

Abbott Elementary fans do not have to wait long as the new season is approaching. Stay tuned on Venturejolt for more such latest updates.