List of schools of the School District of Philadelphia

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As of 2007, there are 268 public schools in the School District of Philadelphia:[1]

162 Elementary schools
36 Middle schools
37 High schools
5 Vocational/technical schools
9 Special schools
19 Programs, primarily disciplinary programs: Cornel Abraxas, Camelot/Fels, OIC of America, Reti-Wrap, Boone

The district is organized into 11 regional offices, nine of which handle geographic regions (Central City, Central East, East, North, Northeast, Northwest, South, Southwest and West) plus Alternative Education Region covering all the District's Disciplinary and Accelerated Schools and the High School Region covering many of the District's high schools.[1]

The city is also home to 86 charter schools, which are not part of the school district.[1]

Elementary and middle schools[edit]

  • Adaire, Alexander School
  • Alcorn, James School
  • Allen, Dr. Ethel School
  • Allen, Ethan School
  • Amy 5 At James Martin
  • Amy Northwest
  • Anderson, Add B. School
  • Arthur, Chester A. School
  • Bache-Martin School
  • Baldi, C. C. A. Middle School
  • Barton School
  • Beeber, Dimner Middle School
  • Bethune, Mary Mcleod School
  • Birney, Gen. David B. School
  • Blaine, James G. School
  • Blankenburg, Rudolph School
  • Bluford, Guion S. School (currently Universal companies Charter School)
  • Bregy, F. Amedee School
  • Bridesburg School
  • Brown, Henry A. School
  • Brown, Joseph H. School
  • Bryant, William C. School
  • Carnell, Laura H. School
  • Cassidy, Lewis C Academics Plus
  • Catharine, Joseph School
  • Cayuga School (Promise Academy)
  • Childs, George W. School
  • Clemente, Roberto Middle School (Promise Academy)
  • Cleveland, Grover School
  • Clymer, George School
  • Comegys, Benjamin B School
  • Comly, Watson School
  • Conwell, Russell Middle School
  • Cook-Wissahickon School
  • Cooke, Jay School
  • Cramp, William School
  • Creighton, Thomas School (currently Universal Companies Charter School)
  • Crossan, Kennedy C. School
  • Daroff, Samuel School (Currently Universal Companies Charter School)
  • Day, Anna B. School
  • Deburgos, J. Elementary School
  • Decatur, Stephen School
  • Dick, William School
  • Disston, Hamilton School
  • Dobson, James School
  • Douglass, Frederick School
  • Drew, Charles R. School (School Closed June 2012)
  • Duckrey, Tanner School
  • Dunbar, Paul L. School
  • Durham, Thomas School (School Closed now houses Independence Charter School)
  • Edmonds, Franklin S. School
  • Edmunds, Henry R. School
  • Elkin, Lewis School
  • Butler, Eliza School
  • Ellwood School
  • Emlen, Eleanor C. School
  • Farrell, Louis H. School
  • Fell, D. Newlin School
  • Feltonville Arts & Sciences
  • Feltonville Intermediate
  • Finletter, Thomas K. School
  • Fitler Academics Plus
  • Fitzpatrick, A L School
  • Forrest, Edwin School
  • Fox Chase School
  • Frank, Anne School
  • Franklin, Benjamin School
  • Gideon, Edward School
  • Gillespie, Eliz. D. Middle School (Closed 2010)
  • Girard, Stephen School
  • Gompers, Samuel School
  • Greenberg, Joseph School
  • Greenfield, Albert M. School
  • Hackett, Horatio B. School
  • Hamilton, Andrew School
  • Hancock, John School
  • Harambee, Institute Charter School
  • Harding, Warren G. Middle School
  • Harrington, Avery D. School
  • Harrison, William H. School (School Closed June 2012) [1]
  • Harrity, William F. School
  • Hartranft, John F. School
  • Henry, Charles W. School
  • Heston, Edward School
  • Hill-Freedman Middle School
  • Holme, Thomas School
  • Hopkinson, Francis School
  • Houston, Henry H. School
  • Howe, Julia Ward School
  • Huey, Samuel B. School
  • Hunter, William H. School
  • Jackson, Andrew School [2]
  • Jenks, Abram School
  • Jenks, John S. School
  • John Barry Elementary School
  • Jones, John Paul Middle School (Mastery Charter)
  • Juniata Park Academy
  • Kearny, Gen. Philip School
  • Kelley, William D. School
  • Kelly, John B. School
  • Kenderton Elementary School run by Edison Schools, then Scholar Academies until June 2016. It reopened as a District School in 2017.[2]
  • Key, Francis Scott School
  • Kirkbride, Eliza B. School
  • Labrum, Gen Harry Middle School
  • Lamberton, Robert E Elementary
  • Lawton, Henry W. School
  • Lea, Henry C. School
  • Leeds, Morris E. Middle School
  • Levering, William School (School Closed June 2012, Now housing AMY Northwest MS)
  • Lewis, Ada H. Middle School (School Closed)
  • Lingelbach, Anna L. School
  • Locke, Alain School
  • Loesche, William H. School
  • Logan, James School
  • Longstreth, William C. School
  • Lowell, James R. School
  • Ludlow, James R. School
  • Mann, William B. School
  • Marshall, John School
  • Marshall, Thurgood School
  • Mayfair School
  • Mc Call, Gen. George A. School
  • Mc Closkey, John F. School
  • McClure, Alexander K. School
  • Mc Kinley, William School
  • Mc Michael, Morton School
  • Mcdaniel, Delaplaine School
  • Meade, Gen. George G. School
  • Meehan, Austin Middle School
  • Meredith, William M. School
  • Mifflin, Thomas School
  • Mitchell Elementary School
  • Moffet, John School
  • Moore Academics Plus School
  • Morris, Robert School
  • Morrison, Andrew J. School
  • Morton, Thomas G. School
  • Munoz-Marin, Hon Luis School
  • Mya-Middle Years Alternative
  • Nebinger, George W. School
  • Olney Elementary School
  • Overbrook Educational Center
  • Overbrook Elementary School
  • Pastorius, Francis D. School (now Charter School)
  • Patterson, John M. School
  • Peirce, Thomas M. School
  • Penn Alexander School
  • Penn Treaty Middle School (now Is a High School)
  • Pennell, Joseph School
  • Pennypacker, Samuel School
  • Penrose School
  • Pickett, Clarence E Middle School (Now Mastery Charter-Pickett Campus)
  • Pollock, Robert B. School
  • Potter-Thomas School
  • Powel, Samuel School
  • Prince Hall
  • Rhawnhurst School
  • Rhoads, James School
  • Richmond School
  • Roosevelt, Theodore Middle Sch
  • Rowen, William School
  • Rush, Benjamin Middle School (Now The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush [HS])
  • Sharswood, George School
  • Shawmont School
  • Sheppard, Isaac School
  • Sheridan, Philip H. School
  • Smedley, Franklin School
  • Solis-Cohen, Solomon School
  • Southwark School
  • Spring Garden School
  • Spruance, Gilbert School
  • Stanton, Edwin M. School
  • Stanton, M. Hall School
  • Stearne, Allen M. School
  • Steel, Edward School
  • Stetson, John B. Middle School
  • Sullivan, James J. School
  • Sulzberger, Mayer Middle School (School Closed)
  • Taggart, John H. School
  • Taylor, Bayard School
  • Thomas, George C. Middle School (Now Mastery Charter-Thomas Campus)
  • Tilden, William T. Middle School
    • In 2005 about 20% of the students were of recent West African immigrant origin. 90% of the total student body was black.[3]
  • Turner, John P. Middle School (School Closed and is now KIPP-West Charter School)
  • Vare-Washington School (former Vare, Abigail School)
  • Vare, Edwin H. Middle School
  • Wagner, Gen. Louis Middle School
  • Walton, Rudolph S. School (Closed in 2005)
  • Waring, Laura W. School
  • Washington, Grover Jr.
  • Washington, Martha School
  • Webster, John H. School
  • Welsh, John School
  • Willard, Frances E. School
  • Wilson, Woodrow Middle School
  • Wister, John School
  • Wright, Richard R. School
  • Ziegler, William H. School

Two special admission schools:

High schools[edit]



Special admission[edit]

Citywide admission[edit]

Former schools[edit]

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High schools

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Philadelphia School District — About Us". Philadelphia School District. Archived from the original on 2007-05-04. Retrieved 2007-02-20. 
  2. ^ Griffin, Jessica (November 12, 2017). "From chaos to calm at one North Philly elementary school". Philadelphia Enquirer. Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "Violence Against African Immigrants in Philadelphia". FrontPageAfrica. 2005-11-14. Archived from the original on 2005-11-25. Retrieved 2018-01-04. 
  4. ^ "A Directory of High Schools for 2009 Admissions Archived 2015-11-28 at WebCite." School District of Philadelphia. Accessed November 6, 2008.
  5. ^ "Digital Collections: Francis Read Public School". Free Library of Philadelphia. Retrieved 2018-02-11. 
  6. ^ Instruction, Pennsylvania Dept of Public (1922). Report of the Survey of the Public Schools of Philadelphia. Public education and child labor association of Pennsylvania.