Safely keeping our schools open for in-person learning as consistently as possible is essential for our students’ health and well-being. There will be times when we will need to temporarily shift schools to 100% virtual learning due to COVID-related staffing challenges.
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*1/17 4:00 p.m. Update: Based on this afternoon’s data review and with safety as our highest priority, six more schools will provide 100% virtual learning Tuesday, January 18th through Friday, January 21st. Read the latest update from Dr. Hite HERE.

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Students walk out for gun reform

Letter from the Superintendent: The March 14 Student Walkout

In light of the most recent school shooting tragedy in Florida, students across the nation are trying to find constructive ways to deal with the aftermath of this horrific event. As a result, on March 14 students from all across the country are planning to walk out of school for 17 minutes in solidarity with...
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Philadelphia Science Festival to Hold STEM Career Showcase

Do you have a student in grades 8-12 who is interested in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? Then you should check out the STEM Career Showcase offered by the Philadelphia Science Festival and the Franklin Institute. When: Friday, March 16, 2018, 3 PM - 7 PM Where: Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd....
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Warren G. Harding Middle School Hosts a Successful Math and Literacy Night

On a Wednesday night in January, Warren G. Harding Middle School hosted its first Math and Literacy Night. Warren G. Harding is located in the Frankford area of Philadelphia and enrolls about 780 students. Math and Literacy Night was an event that had long been on Principal Mary Sanchez’s mind. She’d been trying to get...
Large, tall, bright room with freestanding concrete columns with tables lined in rows where students have posters and computer to present their research.

Project-Based Learning Schools hold Symposium on Mass Incarceration

Students present their research. The United States prison system, made up of county jails, state and federal prisons, and immigration detention centers, houses over 2 million people, more of its population than any other country in the world. This number has skyrocketed since the early 1970s, with changes in federal and state laws, prison sentencing,...
Dr. Hite shakes the hand of middle school students

Philly Schools Make Huge Progress towards Anchor Goals

Have you heard about the School District of Philadelphia's Action Plan 3.0 Anchor Goals? It's been the hot topic over the past couple of weeks as the School Progress Reports were released and major strides were made in key areas for our schools and students. Each of our anchor goals helps to define a high-quality...

Green City, Clean Waters 2018 Art Contest

The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary is now accepting entries on behalf of the Philadelphia Water Department for its Green City, Clean Waters Art Contest! All entries must be mailed by Wednesday, February 28th. Please click here for a brochure containing rules and an entry form. Philadelphia students in grades K-12 attending public, private, charter...

PSAT Score Release and Resources

The School District of Philadelphia is very excited to announce that students who participated in PSAT School Day testing this fall will receive their scores on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Students should log in to their College Board account ( to view their scores. Parents will have to log in to their child's College Board...