Working Papers

All Working Papers Distributions are cancelled this Wednesday, November 27, 2019 and Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 440 N. Broad Street due to a scheduled holiday.

All Distributions will resume again Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at (3:00pm – 5:00pm).


Under the current Pennsylvania Child Labor Act, a minor (under the age of 18) must obtain working papers to qualify for employment. The School District provides work permits for all CTE students who engage in work-study, which requires a completed Working Papers application.

Working Papers

Please be advised there is no deadline for working papers. We simply switch our schedule after the school year ends. You will find this schedule below.

2019-20 Working Papers Hours & Locations

(Effective September 4, 2019)

(Subject to change due to holidays, inclement weather, etc.)

The School District of Philadelphia Education Center
440 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19130
(215) 400-6007
Wednesdays (3:00pm – 5:00pm)
Saturdays (8:30am – 12:30pm)

Abraham Lincoln High School
3201 Ryan Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19136
(215) 400-3300
Wednesdays Only (3:00pm – 5:00pm)

Martin Luther King High School
6100 Stenton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19138
(215) 400-3500
Wednesdays Only (3:00pm – 5:00pm)

Jules E. Mastbaum High School
3116 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19134
(215) 400-7220
Wednesdays Only (3:00pm – 5:00pm)