Healthy Schools

The School District of Philadelphia is fully committed to supporting clean, safe and welcoming learning environments for every student and every staff member. 

Environmental Management


The Environmental Safety Improvement Plan

To accelerate the improvement of environmental conditions in our schools, we are taking initial actions to:

  • Better identify concerns, increase our responsiveness, and address known asbestos issues
  • More proactively and effectively manage environmental safety and capital projects
  • Better educate and empower our staff and community about environmental safety in our schools

Learn more about how we’re achieving these goals, here:

Capital Improvement Projects

New! $500 Million in Capital Funds

In October 2019, the School District borrowed an additional $500 million in capital funds to support the next phase of school improvements. To support these projects, the District will be hiring a new Program Management firm by February 2020 that will partner with the Operations Team and provide comprehensive project management, design, and communications support.