Getting Ready for the 2016-2017 School Year

Getting Ready for the 2016-2017 School Year

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Please join us for the School District of Philadelphia's 8th Annual Back to School event on:

Friday, August 26, 2016
from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
at the High School of the Future
(4021 Parkside Avenue)

Visitors will have access to:

  • On-site Student Support Services (school registration, eye-glass service, transportation verification, special education services, and services for multilingual families)
  • Information Sessions: (District Programs and Initiatives)
  • Book Bag Give-Away (while supplies last)
  • Student Entertainment Stage
  • Information Tables - District Services and various organizations that work with children from across the City.
  • Radio One on-site broadcast.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL: Wednesday, September 7, 2016

FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Attention All Parents and Guardians of the School District of Philadelphia!
Please don't wait until the first day of school to register your child for school!

Get ready and prepared for registration in August 2016. Check back to learn when the schools will open in August for summer registration.


Parent Involvement Opportunities at Your Child's School: