Going forward, families will be informed of any changes to in-person learning only if your child’s school is impacted. Ongoing updates and full list of schools HERE. Grab-and-Go Meals HERE.
 Please read more about this in Dr. Hite’s update HERE

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An Important Update About In-Person Learning and Communications Going Forward

An Important Update About In-Person Learning and Communications Going Forward

Dear School District of Philadelphia Families and Staff, The start to the 2022 new year has been challenging for us all. The Omicron variant caused a quick surge in COVID cases, which required all of us to be flexible as we worked to safely keep as many schools open for students as possible. Having so…

Evening Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Evening Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Dear School District of Philadelphia Families and Staff, At this time, based on this evening’s data review, no additional schools beyond those already announced will provide virtual learning for students this week.  Look for the next update by 6 a.m. You can find the up-to-date list of schools providing virtual learning this week and other…

Afternoon Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Afternoon Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Dear School District of Philadelphia Families and Staff, Based on this afternoon’s data review, no additional schools beyond those already announced will provide virtual learning for students at this time.  We are committed to using the most current staffing data to inform school-by-school decisions, and sharing those decisions as quickly as possible. Look for the…

Evening Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Evening Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Dear School District of Philadelphia Families and Staff, At this time, based on this evening’s data review, no additional schools beyond those already announced will provide virtual learning for students this week.  We are committed to using the most current staffing data to inform school-by-school decisions, and sharing those decisions as quickly as possible. Look…

$29.5M “GEAR UP” Grant Awarded to School District of Philadelphia

$29.5M “GEAR UP” Grant Awarded to School District of Philadelphia

The U.S. Department of Education announced that the School District of Philadelphia will receive a Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant. The $29.5 million grant will be dispersed over a period of seven years to support college-planning and readiness services for twelve School District of Philadelphia high schools and 30…

Afternoon Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Afternoon Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Dear School District of Philadelphia Families and Staff, At this time, based on this afternoon’s data review, no additional schools beyond those already announced will provide virtual learning for students this week.  We are committed to using the most current staffing data to inform school-by-school decisions, and sharing those decisions as quickly as possible. Look…

District Partners with Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium for Vaccination Clinics

District Partners with Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium for Vaccination Clinics

In an effort to raise awareness of the importance of COVID-19 vaccinations, the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium (BDCC) is bringing its team, supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management (OEM), and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), to the School District of Philadelphia to provide COVID-19 vaccinations…

Evening Update: One Additional School Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Evening Update: One Additional School Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Dear School District of Philadelphia Families and Staff, Based on this evening’s data review and with safety as our highest priority, one additional school – Mary McLeod Bethune School – will provide virtual learning for students this week, Tuesday, January 18th through Friday, January 21st, 2022.  The principal and teachers will be contacting students and…

Update: Six Additional School District of Philadelphia Schools Will Provide Virtual Learning for Students This Week Due to COVID-Related Staffing Challenges

Update: Six Additional School District of Philadelphia Schools Will Provide Virtual Learning for Students This Week Due to COVID-Related Staffing Challenges

Dear School District of Philadelphia Families, We appreciate your patience and understanding as we regularly review data to identify any school(s) where we will need to temporarily provide virtual learning for students due to COVID-related staffing challenges. Based on this afternoon’s data review and with safety as our highest priority, six more schools will provide…

Evening Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Evening Update: No Additional Schools Will Shift to Virtual Learning At This Time

Dear School District of Philadelphia Families and Staff, Based on this evening’s data review, no additional schools will provide virtual learning for students next week, Tuesday, January 18th through Friday, January 21st, 2022.  As a reminder, all School District schools and offices will be closed on Monday, January 17th in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther…