The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed indefinitely.
More about the closure, and other updates, in the letter from Dr. Hite HERE, provided in 10 languages.

March 31: The District recently announced their plan to provide a Chromebook to every student who needs one for learning at home. More information on the Chromebook Loaner Program can be found HERE. Internet info and resources are HERE.

Grab-and-go meal sites continue to operate for our students. Updated locations and times are HERE.

A second set of K-12 Learning Guides are available online, and at meal sites as of Monday March 30. More info is HERE.

We now have an email address (covid19info@philasd.org) and SDP Hotlines in 10 languages for Learning Guide support and general questions. More info HERE.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions are being added regularly, HERE.

Please visit our Coronavirus Information Hub often for the most up-to-date information.

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Francis Hopkinson School Students to Relocate to Nearby Schools

Posted on February 4, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Due to the need for continued environmental testing at Francis Hopkinson School, students will be temporarily relocated to alternate learning spaces at nearby schools beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Students and staff in grades K through 2 will remain at the Little School House and modular on the Hopkinson campus. Students and…

Francis Hopkinson School to Close Monday and Tuesday

Posted on February 2, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Francis Hopkinson School will be temporarily closed Monday, Feb. 3 and Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Staff will report to the Little School House on these days. Further communication will be provided to staff and families about the schedule for the rest of the week. Grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals will be available for…

Alexander K. McClure Elementary to Reopen Wednesday, Jan. 29

Posted on January 28, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Alexander K. McClure Elementary School will reopen to students and staff tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 29. Necessary repairs have been completed and side-by-side testing, completed in conjunction with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT), has confirmed that the school is safe for the re-occupancy of students and staff on Wednesday. The latest environmental project…

Alexander K. McClure Elementary to Reopen Wednesday, Jan. 29

Posted on January 28, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Alexander K. McClure Elementary School will reopen to students and staff tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 29. Necessary repairs have been completed and side-by-side testing, completed in conjunction with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT), has confirmed that the school is safe for the reoccupancy of students and staff on Wednesday. The latest environmental project…

Alexander K. McClure Elementary School to Remain Closed Monday and Tuesday

Posted on January 24, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Alexander McClure Elementary School will remain closed Monday, Jan. 27 and Tuesday, Jan. 28, while the School District of Philadelphia finalizes the cleaning and testing of the school. On these days, McClure students will participate in educationally focused off-site activities and field trips aligned with curriculum. Parents and families have received communication about…

School District Statement Re: Environmental Safety at McClure

Posted on January 17, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia has issued the following statement regarding environmental safety at Alexander McClure Elementary School: “Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our students and staff. Our commitment to this guiding principle is evident by our actions — in closing schools, sealing off areas of concern, expanding…

School District of Philadelphia School Selection Notifications For the 2020-2021 School Year Now Available

Posted on January 16, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Students in the School District of Philadelphia can now log into their student portals to see which schools they’ve been accepted to through the school selection process. District students can view their results by logging into their Student Portal, and non-district students will receive an e-mail (to the e-mail address that they provided…

School District of Philadelphia School Selection Notifications For the 2020-2021 School Year Now Available

Posted on January 16, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Students in the School District of Philadelphia can now log into their student portals to see which schools they’ve been accepted to through the school selection process. District students can view their results by logging into their Student Portal, and non-district students will receive an e-mail (to the e-mail address that they provided…

Updated Schedule: McClure to Reopen Wednesday, Jan. 15

Posted on January 14, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Alexander McClure Elementary School will reopen to students in grades K to 5 and staff tomorrow, Wednesday, January 15. Necessary repairs have been completed and side-by-side testing, completed in conjunction with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT), has confirmed that the school is safe for the re-occupancy of students and staff on Wednesday….

Updated Schedule: Carnell to Reopen Monday, Jan. 13

Posted on January 13, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA — Laura H. Carnell Elementary School will reopen to students and staff tomorrow, Monday, January 13. Necessary repairs have been completed and testing has confirmed that the school is safe for the reoccupancy of students and staff on Monday. Before winter break, damage to asbestos-containing pipe insulation was found at both Carnell and Alexander…