About Us

We are the School District of Philadelphia. We are the eighth largest school district in the nation, located in an historic and culturally rich setting. We are a community of 19,000  caring employees working together with parents, families, volunteers and community members to support the limitless potential of more than 203,000 young scholars. We are committed to educating and graduating generations of thought leaders, entrepreneurs, artists, government officials and change makers. We are the School District of Philadelphia.

Our Mission

The School District of Philadelphia will deliver on the civil right of every child in Philadelphia to an excellent public school education and ensure all children graduate from high school ready to succeed, fully engaged as a citizen of our world.

Parkway High School Graduates