Philadelphia City Sd

Know your school choice options in the School District of Philadelphia.

In the School District of Philadelphia, you may attend your neighborhood school or through the Voluntary Transfer program, you may apply to attend special admission, city-wide admission and other neighborhood schools within the district. Students may also attend charter schools. The district accepts applications for voluntary transfers, beginning the third Monday in September and running through the last Friday in October, for admission the following school year.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher-performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 2 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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440 North Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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PH: (215) 400-4000
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yellow arrow Grades PK-12 & ungraded
yellow arrow 7,302 students
yellow arrow 275 schools
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District superintendent:
Arlene Ackerman

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