Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. Use our tips on staying cool, or go to a cooling center. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, July 21

Education & learning

Find your designated neighborhood school

Students who live within the “attendance boundary” of a neighborhood school get priority admission to attend that school. Students do not need to submit an application to apply to their designated neighborhood school. However, parents must be able to provide appropriate proof of residency for enrollment.

To determine the school catchment or boundary area associated with your address, see:

Philadelphia also has charter schools, where admission is application-based. For a list of charter schools, see:


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