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Back to School Event was a Success for Students and Families

Back to School Event was a Success for Students and Families

The 9th Annual Back 2 School Event was a huge success at School of the Future.  Parents and students enjoyed information sessions, entertainment, free bookbags and supplies, giveaways and more. View and enjoy photos from the event on our Facebook page.  

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration

There’s still time to register your student for pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year! Families can enroll their children in school-based, full-day, free pre-Kindergarten at the District’s Pre-K Office in the Education Center at 440 N. Broad St. in Philadelphia. To be eligible, children must be at least 3 years old on or…

Immunization Requirements Have Changed

Immunization Requirements Have Changed

State immunization requirements for the 2017-2018 school year have changed.  If your child isn’t up-to-date when school starts, they’ll now have 5 days to get the next dose of the vaccine that they need, and provide a medical plan to get up-to-date. Vaccines are required on the first day of school.   Some of the…

Registration for New English Language Learners

Registration for New English Language Learners

From August 7th through August 25, the District’s Multilingual Assessment Center will hold new student registration for immigrant families or families with student(s) who speak a language other than English. The Multilingual staff will be available to walk parents through the registration process, screen students in need of ESOL services and provide resources about The…

Summer Program Allows Students to Earn College Credit before 9th Grade

Summer Program Allows Students to Earn College Credit before 9th Grade

Students attending The School District of Philadelphia’s new Parkway Center City Middle College this fall began the first step in their high school careers with the opening of the Summer Bridge program at the Community College of Philadelphia. This program allows incoming freshmen at the Middle College to begin to earn college credit before taking their…

School Districts Wins U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Award

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that The School District of Philadelphia is among the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Awardees. The District is just one of nine school districts nationwide to receive such recognition. The District was nominated for the award by Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro…