Compensatory Education

Parents and Guardians,

If your student has been found eligible to receive compensatory education from the School District of Philadelphia, the amount, duration, and extent to which you may utilize compensatory hours will be outlined in your individual Settlement Agreement.

Compensatory hours are intended to be used to provide services and programming as stipulated by the student’s Settlement Agreement. Services may include  Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Tutoring, ESY (Extended School Year), Educational Programs, Career and Transitional Services, Educational Technology and other services.

Compensatory education services shall be provided by appropriately licensed and credentialed individuals and/or licensed facilities. For your convenience, we have compiled a concise list of names and information of some of the most frequently used vendors.  Please utilize the forms in the Spotlight Section to the right as guidance.