Attention families: the deadline to commit to schools for School Selection has been extended to TONIGHT, Tuesday January 26, at 11:59 pm. Find information HERE.

On January 28, at 5 p.m., the Board will hold an Action Plan meeting.
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2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration is Now Open

2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration is Now Open

Read message in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Русский | Español | Việt Dear School District of Philadelphia Families: Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now open. If you have a son or daughter who will be five years old on or before September 1st, please register them by May 28th to give them an opportunity to Thrive…

U.S. Capitol Events & Resources to Help Process Trauma

U.S. Capitol Events & Resources to Help Process Trauma

Read message in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Русский | Español | Việt Dear School District of Philadelphia Parents and Families, Like so many others, I was outraged and horrified by the disgraceful events that unfolded in Washington D.C. this week as armed rioters violently stormed and rampaged the U.S. Capitol. Civil protest is a constitutional right. Storming the capital…

U.S. Capitol Events: A Message from Superintendent Hite

U.S. Capitol Events: A Message from Superintendent Hite

“What we are seeing today with the breaching of our nation’s Capitol by armed rioters is an outrage and the very opposite of what we must model for our students when it comes to resolving conflict. Civil protest is a constitutional right. Storming the capital with guns is not. We must always remember that our…

District launching an Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)

District launching an Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)

Read message in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Русский | Español | Việt Dear Parent and/or Guardian, The School District of Philadelphia is launching an Environmental Advisory Council (EAC), which was a key commitment of the District’s Environmental Safety Improvement Plan launched last year. It is important that members of the EAC reflect all areas of our city, so we…

District schools will remain fully virtual at this time

District schools will remain fully virtual at this time

Read message in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Русский | Español | Việt Dear School District of Philadelphia Families, Based on the most recent updates from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and Pennsylvania Department of Health (PDH), in order to help safeguard the health and well-being of our staff, students and families,…

Election Day 2020: A message from Superintendent Hite

Election Day 2020: A message from Superintendent Hite

Read message in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Русский | Español | Việt Dear School District of Philadelphia Families: Next Tuesday, November 3, is Election Day. There will be no school for students and our nation will engage in the democratic process of selecting its future leaders. This election season has been deeply divisive, adding to the anxieties and stresses…