The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19.
Food benefits (P-EBT) cards will be distributed to qualifying families. Learn more HERE.
Need working papers? Info HERE.
Chromebook Pickup Dates and Times
have CHANGED. Updated info HERE.
Need Chromebook help? Tech Hotlines added to Chromebook Loaner Program HERE. Internet info/resources are HERE.
Find more information about the District’s Continuity of Education Plan for students HERE. Digital Learning and Planned Instruction info HERE.
Grab-and-go meal distribution
at our 50 District school sites occurs one day per week. Learn more HERE. Sites are listed HERE.
For the latest update from Superintendent Hite, included updates on Chromebooks and supports, Digital Learning resources, how to connect with school-based staff, and calendar updates, visit our Coronavirus Information Hub.
PreK-12 Learning Guides are available HERE and at all District meal sites.
Have questions? Call our Hotlines (extended hours, available in 10 languages), email us at  or visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

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Benjamin Franklin High School-Home of the Electrons
Located at Broad & Spring Garden St. in Center City

**ARE YOU STILL IN NEED OF INTERNET ACCESS?? We may be able to help!**

  • 9th & 10th grade students, email Mr. McCook or Ms. Haynes
  • 11th & 12th grade students, email Mr. Camper or Ms. Worthy

Family & Student Technology Information

Parent & Family Technology Support Hotline Beginning April 20th

For whom: Parents, students, and families who still need a Chromebook, Chromebook repairs/troubleshooting, and getting set up/connected

Contact Info: 215-400-4444

Pick Up & Drop Off Info:

Please note the hours have changed!

Both centers will operate three days a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (excluding holidays).

Education Center, Philadelphia School District
440 N. Broad Street, 1st Floor Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Fitzpatrick Annex Building
(rear of Fitzpatrick Elementary School) 4101 Chalfont Drive, Philadelphia PA 19154

High School students should bring their official School District ID badge.

These locations will also be available for parents and students to drop off District-issued Chromebook computers in need of repair or service.

Social distancing practices will be strictly adhered to by all School District technology staff and parents/guardians will be asked to maintain a minimum distance of six feet between others if waiting in line for pickup or repair service.

General information about Covid-19

For whom: Parents, families, and community members Contact Info: 215-400-5300

215-400-8480 – Albanian

215-400-8481 – Arabic

215-400-8482 – Chinese

215-400-8483 – French

215-400-8484 – Khmer

215-400-8474 – Portuguese

215-400-8485 – Russian

215-400-8489 – Spanish

215-400-8486 – Vietnamese



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