School District of Philadelphia

At A Glance

We Are Philadelphia Public Schools

A community of great learners, caring families, committed teachers, principals, and school staff, proven administrators, and compassionate supporters citywide. All dedicated to and inspired by our students’ achievements.

Philadelphia Public Schools

Public School Enrollment

District Operated: 128,102
Charter Enrolled: 70,423
Alternative Education: 4,013
Total Enrolled: 202,538

 

School Types

Schools
District
Charter
Elementary
49
11
Elementary-Middle
99
34
Elementary-Middle-High
1
15
Middle
16
6
Middle-High
10
7
High school
67
11

Student Activities

Music and Art: Performance groups, fine arts, media arts, and many more.

Middle School Athletics: 14 sports in District and select Charter Schools.

High School Athletics:  28 sports in District and select Charter Schools.

School Funding

 

 

State: $1.57B

Local: $1.36B

Federal: $17M

 

Philadelphia Public School Students

Race / Ethnicity

Black/ African-American: 53%
Hispanic/ Latino: 20%
White: 14%
Asian: 7%
Multiracial/Other: 6%

Nutrition and Educational Services

Access To Free Breakfast: 100%

Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
: 17%

Special Education Enrollment
: 15%

English Language Learners (ELL)
:  11%

Student Leaders

District Student Government: 81 schools with over 1000 student participants

District JROTC: 10 schools with 1465 student participants

Charter School Student Leaders Coming Soon.

Awards and Honors

 

Coming Soon.

 

 

 

District-Operated Schools Staff

Employees

Full Time Employees: 18,126

Per Diem: 341

Total Active Employees: 18,467

Principals and Teachers

Principals: 235

Teachers: 8,700

Race / Ethnicity

White: 67%

Black/ African-American: 25%

Hispanic/ Latino: 4%

Asian: 2%

Gender

Female: 74%

Male: 23%