Family Resources

The Office of Family and Community Engagement offers a variety of resources for students, families, and communities. Keep this page bookmarked for easy access to all the information you need. We strive to offer as many resources as possible in order to ensure communication with all parents and families.


Volunteers make the difference. There are a few items that must be completed first, but we are excited for you to share your special talents and time with our students! Thank you for your service.

Focus On FACE Blog

The Focus on FACE Blog highlights district announcements, articles on best practices for family engagement, articles on topics of interest, and—most importantly—inspiring stories.

Family Academy

Our Courses and Trainings offer tips for supporting your child’s learning, guidance on understanding the school district, as well as ways to improve your own skills to help you support your child’s growth.

The School District's Parent and Family Portal

Knowledge is Power

The School District of Philadelphia is proud to offer a tool that parents and family members may use to stay connected to their child’s education.

The Parent & Family Portal gives you access to valuable information about your child’s grades, attendance, and many other aspects of their student record and performance.

Early Childhood

Learn how you can participate in the District’s preschool and Kindergarten services and programs. Early Childhood also offers a wealth of resources to support you with your child’s early learning.

Career & Technical

Career &Technical Education  courses offer students the ability to get an industry-recognized credential in addition to their  high school diploma. This can mean the difference on any application.


On the Transportation site, you can find information regarding student transportation eligibility, bus routes, and other transportation services. Parents and guardians, please see their Parents section.