George W. Pepper Middle School 5 - 8
2901 South 84th Street
Information & Resources
Graduation and Promotion Requirements
The School District Of Philadelphia has specific requirements for graduation and promotion.
Phone Numbers / Web LinksFor a list of important phone numbers as well as helpful weblinks, check out our parent resource page. There is also a student resource page that has educational as well as fun web sites.
School bus service is provided for students in 5th and 6th grades. The 800/808 bus stops at Patterson, Catherine Annex and Mitchell. Busses that travel to Patterson are the 801/802, 803/804, and 805/806. The 815/816 bus travels to Catherine Annex. If your child misses their bus or has a detention, they will catch the late bus that leaves the school at 4:05. Late busses start in mid October and end the first week of June.
Whether you ride the yellow school bus or SEPTA, you should respect the drivers, monitors, attendants and all others riders. Inappropriate behavior on buses or bus stops will result in disciplinary action. Inappropriate behavior includes, but is not limited to, loud talking, screaming, throwing objects in or out of the bus, fighting, arguing, and using foul or inappropriate language.
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Privacy PlaygroundPrivacy Playground - This is an excellent website for kids to learn about how to be safe surfing the internet, emailing, and chatting with people.
Home and School Association
Our students are at a wonderful place in their lives - exploring and discovering themselves and their world. Your involvement in your child's education and their everyday lives is critical to his or her success.
Check the calendar for our meeting schedule. Meetings are open to everyone who has an interest in the success of our students.
Together we can get to higher levels of positive achievement for all our students.
The Franklin Institute is pleased to offer FREE fun-filled events the third Wednesday of every month to showcase the Institute's many exhibits and programs. Each evening is packed with special themed activities. Click here for a list of Community Night dates and themes
For Your InformationThe School District of Philadelphia's FamilyNet allows families to access their child's progress data, report card grades, attendance, test scores, and instructional resources. Online access is available at http://phila.schoolnet.com/outreach/philadelphia/parents
After School Programs!
Does your child need extra homework help? Does he/she have a talent that they would like to share? Does he/she like to try new things?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, check out our activities available after school Monday –Thursday between 3:04 PM and 4:00 PM.
Image Usage Form - This form must be filled out in order to use pictures of students and/or their names in recognition articles on the website.
Emergency Contact Form - All parents/guardians are required to fill out an Emergency Contact Form every year. If you have not done so, or your child changed schools or is new to the district, please download the form and send it with your child.
Trip Permission Form - In order to participate in any trips away from the school, parents MUST fill out a permission slip and return it to your child's teacher. (This form requires Adobe Acrubat Reader)