Welcome to the Office of Student Enrollment and Placement
The Office of Student Enrollment and Placement, a division of Student Support Services, is your primary source regarding the student transfer process to schools within the School District of Philadelphia. All students, including English Language Learners (ELL) and/or students with disabilities may apply for admission to any school through the District’s Transfer Process.
The School District of Philadelphia, Admission and Transfer Policy is as follows:
In General, a student is to enroll in the school within the boundary lines of legal residence of the parent or legal guardian. However, a parent may apply for admission to any Philadelphia public school provided that:
Hours for the Office of Student Enrollment and Placement are as follows:
MORATORIUM - On Student Transfers Throughout PSSA Testing
The letter below outlines the importance of maintaining a child's enrollment in their current school during this critical time of year. Schools are encouraging parents who are seeking an immediate transfer for their child, to remain in the present school during this testing period. Please know that keeping a child out of school during this moratorium period is strongly discouraged and can be detrimental to the academic progress of all children.
Facilities Master Plan Procedures
The application deadline has been extended:
The Facilities Master Plan Reassignment Process is applicable to students who are currently enrolled in the following schools:
Students that were planning to attend their neighborhood high school will receive notice of their new school by May 20th. The new neighborhood high school list will be widely distributed via the School District's website and to every school. Students can also use the District’s “School Finder” to identify their new neighborhood high school. The School Finder can be accessed at https://webapps.philasd.org/school_finder/
If your child attends one of the above listed schools, please contact that school for more specific instructions on the school reassignment options available and to obtain a reassignment form.
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