District Information

This page provides District announcements as well as information about who to contact regarding services and resources in the school District of Philadelphia.

Budgets, Plans and Performance

Parent & Community Resource Center - The center provides meeting spaces, computer, and valuable resources for parents.
  • Contact Madison Jordan at mwjordan@philasd.org or 215-400-5980 to schedule your next meeting.
  • The parent & community resource center is located at room 114 at the School District of Philadelphia at 440 Noth Broad Street.

Who do I contact for? This is an important document brought to you by Dr. Cassandra Jones, Chief of Academic Affairs. http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/uploads/WG/-p/WG-p_0t8tKc1tZClml9lkQ/CAO-Directory.pdf

Participating in the Schools
  • Criminal Records Checks and Child Abuse Clearances are required for volunteers who are in the schools regularly and often. The total cost is $20.00 ($10.00 each). The FBI clearance is NOT required for parent volunteers.
  • Implementation Plan for 2008-2009 School Improvement Planning Process

District Staff

Title 1

Safety
  • Does your school have a clearly visible safety plan near the front door of your school? It should also have a parent on it. Call Sandra Hollie at 215-951-7892 or email safetynet@phila.k12.pa.us.
  • Safety incident? Call 215-400-SAFE (7233) 24 hours a day.
  • School District Safety & Hotline call 215-400-SAFE (7233). School Climate and Safety is responsible for developing procedures that keep the school safe. For example, this office is responsible for the lock-down procedure. Another part of the office is responsible for the School Police. Actual discipline procedures are handled by another district office. Office contact information is 215-951-7892 at Germantown High School or email safetynet@phila.k12.pa.us. This office holds a meeting that invites parents on the 3rd Monday of every month.

Zero Tolerance Letter. Here’s a link to the letter being sent to parents on expulsions. http://www.phila.k12.pa.us/ students/ ZeroToleranceLetter10-08.pdf Have you received this letter in your child's backpack?

How do I find, select and pay for child care? The CCIS Parent Resource and Referral (R&R) Department maintains information on local child care facilities and community resources to help parents search for an appropriate arrangement for their child. http://www.philadelphiachildcare.org