Overbrook High School 9 - 12

Ms. Yvette L. Jackson

5898 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19131
Phone: 215-581-5507

Providing all students with the academic,
technological & social skills
to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.

Overbrook High School

Overbrook High School


Message from the Principal

Overbrook High School is known as being the “Castle On the Hill”.  It is a school that holds a special place in the West Philadelphia community.  The students, parents and staff of Overbrook High School are highly committed to maintaining a safe, structured, academic rich environment.  The staff at Overbrook has partnered with the community and alumni to support the students in becoming productive citizens.  Overbrook is committed to providing students with individual academic plans based on the student’s needs and grade-accredited courses.   Students at Overbrook high school has the opportunity to participate in CTE programs in the areas of Multi-Media, Health Services, Business Technology and Building Mantance courses.  Students are also afforded the opportunity to partake in a well-developed art program that provides students with the opportunity to participate in various contest, projects and field trips to support art education.  Overbrook students are provided with the opportunity to participate in numerous award winning sporting programs.  As the Principal of Overbrook High School I am dedicated to supporting students and families in this wonderful time of students transition into adulthood.  High School is a rewarding experience and the Overbrook High School team is here to support all families in the development of Overbrook’s future award winning alumni.


Mission Statement

Overbrook High School seeks to facilitate excellence by challenging all students to reach their highest potential in all facets of their growth as life-long learners in a safe, caring, student-centered learning environment.



The vision of Overbrook High School is to prepare all students to become responsible, productive citizens by exposing them to a culture of excellence and success.  This vision will be sustained through a commitment to exceptional professional standards, high expectations, and feedback from all stakeholders.


Statement of Non-Discrimination

The School District of Philadelphia, an equal opportunity employer, will not discriminate in employment or education programs or activities, based on race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, gender, sexual orientation, union membership, or limited English proficiency. This policy of non-discrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications. Publication of this policy in this document is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.