Welcome to the School District of Philadelphia's High School and Middle Grades Athletics Website. Our mission is to provide our student athletes the resources that are necessary so that each of them can reach their potential. Our office provides support to all of our  schools in the following areas:

  • Athletic Program Development
  • Coaching Development and Training
  • Equipment and Facility Enhancement
  • Student Athlete Services and Support
  • Opportunities to Participate in Statewide Tournaments and Events

Headline News

 Sports Fan Based Network
The Sports Fan Base Network (SFBN) has partnered with the PIAA District 12 to cover city championship games in a variety of sports during the 2015-2016 school year.  District 12 championship games can be viewed at http://portal.stretchinternet.com/sfbn/.  For football and basketball championships, the pay-per-view price is $5, while all other sports are $3.

SFBN has been video streaming Philadelphia Public and Catholic League athletic events since August of 2012.  Based out of Jenkintown, SFBN also produces a high school sports talk show called 'Varsity Voice' that airs every other Wedneday at 6 & 10:30 PM on The Comcast Network.  For more information about SFBN, please go to www.TheSportsFanBaseNetwork.com. 

 Spectator Policy for Attending Winter Competitions (Updated 12/16/2015)

Please be advised that each school sets their own policy regarding spectators attendance at competitions. Please click here for the current listing. 

The Office of Athletics is pleased to introduce Arbiter Live. Arbiter Live is a web based scheduling asset that will enable all stakeholders to view up to date schedules for all of our sports. Please click here to view all public league schedules by school.


In our continued effort to  educate our staff with information concerning college athletics and the recruiting process, we have subscribed to an Educational Recruiting System from Dynamite Sports, Inc.  Please click on the link below to access this valuable information.


Dynamite Sports has launched an NCAA Eligibility Calculator. This “Virtual Academic Locker Room”  allows counselors, administrators, coaches and parents to track the academic eligibility of college-bound athletes to make sure they will be eligible to play as freshman in college.

Use of the calculator is FREE to all high schools.


Coaching Opportunities

 Our office offers an extensive array of athletic activities for both high school and middle grade student athletes. The current list of available coaching positions can be found at our coaching vacancy page. Qualified personnel are encouraged to become part of our team by applying for these open positions.