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We are pleased to offer you a Directory of High Schools for 2017 Admissions to assist your family in the high school admission process. Learn More...
Student Travel Tips
The School District is advising students and their parents to plan ahead for school trips. One of the best places to start is on SEPTA’s Website, which has schedule and trip-planning resources. SEPTA recently launched a new School Trip Planner at http://www.septa.org/service/schools-travel-options.html that includes routes and travel options for students. SEPTA Customer Service representatives can also provide schedule and trip-planning assistance by phone at (215) 580-7800.
Need help identifying your neighborhood school? Visit School Finder, enter your address and the neighborhood schools in your catchment area will be identified.
In an attempt to help bridge the digital divide, cable giant Comcast has partnered with the School District of Philadelphia to launch a new program to bring low-cost broadband Internet service to Philadelphia families. Families who are eligible for a free lunch under the National School Lunch program are eligible to apply for the Internet Essentials program. If approved, families will be provided with broadband Internet access for $9.95 plus tax a month, incur no price increases, activation, equipment or rental fees, and receive a voucher for the purchase of a Dell or Acer computer for $149.99.
For more information on the Internet Esesntials program please visit http://www.internetessentials.com/.
Career and Technical Education, (CTE) provides students with the skills needed to develop highly complex, industry relevant skills, while providing graduates with credentials and achievements earning industry-recognized certifications, preparing students for all aspects of post-secondary success! Please visit http://www.philasd.org/offices/cte for more information.
Please click here to review the CTE Five-Year Strategic Plan approved at the School Reform Commission meeting on January, 17, 2013.
The federal and state governments require that The School District automatically release your name, gender, address, telephone number, and school name to military recruiters UNLESS you fill out a student "opt out" form.
Code of Student Conduct
The School District of Philadelphia is committed to creating a safe, positive environment for all of our students, staff, parents, and community partners. As a student, you should be familiar with the Code of Student Conduct to ensure you help create a safe, positive environment at your school.
The District has adopted a Code of Student Conduct to support this commitment. The purpose of this Code is to clearly state our standards for acceptable conduct of students and to explain the consequences of not meeting these standards of conduct.
You can download a PDF version of the complete School District of Philadelphia's Code of Student Conduct.