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 for 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, academically 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 individualized academic plans based on the student’s needs and grade-accredited courses.


Students at Overbrook High School have the opportunity to participate in CTE programs in the areas of Multimedia, Health Services, Business Technology and Building Maintenance courses.


Arts and sports are also part of our program.  Our well-developed art program includes contests, projects and field trips to support art education. Additionally, our students may also participate in numerous award winning sporting programs which feature track, football and basketball.


As the Principal of Overbrook High School I am dedicated to supporting students and their families with their transition into adulthood.  High school can be a rewarding experience and our team is here to assist 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 and student-centered learning environment.



The preparation of all students to become responsible and productive citizens by exposing them to a culture of excellence and success is an integral part of our vision.  It will be sustained through a commitment to exceptional and professional standards as well as high expectations from all stakeholders.


Statement of Non-Discrimination

The School District of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer.  It will not discriminate in employment, 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.