Transition Options for Closing Schools

Bishop McDevitt, John W. Hallahan and
St. Basil Academy High Schools

If your child is currently attending one of the following closing schools:

  • Bishop McDevitt High School
  • John W. Hallahan High School
  • St. Basil Academy

The School District of Philadelphia, Office of Student Enrollment and Placement is providing different school options for the 2021-2022 school year.  These options will not include any Charter or other Catholic / tuition based schools.  If families are interested in these schools, we encourage you to contact them directly.

We have provided “Resources” for families to access when researching schools of interest.  Families may use the High School Directory or click on the name of the school in the list to be directed to that schools website. 

**PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW EACH SPECIAL ADMISSION SCHOOLS ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS BEFORE MAKING A SELECTION.  THE GRADE AVAILABILITY FOR EACH SCHOOL IS LISTED ON THE APPLICATION.**

Depending on the type of school listed on the application, please be prepared to upload additional documents such as:

  1. Official Transcript – Required for ALL High Schools
  2. Attendance Marks – Required for Special Admission Schools Only
  3. Standardized Test Score Results – Required for Special Admission Schools Only
  4. Proof of Residency – In order to attend a School District of Philadelphia School, students must reside within the city of Philadelphia limits

High School Selection Interest Application

This application will close on February 26th.

Contact Us

E-Mail:

  • To reach the Office of Student Enrollment and Placement – OSEP@PhilaSD.org

Telephone:

  • To reach the Office of Student Enrollment and Placement by phone, please call 215-400-4290

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