This past weekend, more than 12,500 Philadelphia students and families attended PSP’s “GreatPhillySchools 2015 High School Fair.” The event was a chance for students to find, compare and apply to high schools across the city using GreatPhillySchools. Watch this short clip from ABC6 for highlights. Families took advantage of the new GreatPhillySchools mobile website and High School Guide books to …
Metro: Philly High School fair to be held at Pennsylvania Convention Center
More than 100 schools will be on hand to help students figure our their options. For about nine years, Philadelphia’s 8,500 8th graders have done all (well, most?) of their homework. Now comes the biggest project yet. Finding a high school. More than 100 public, private, charter and Catholic high schools will be on hand …
A new tool for families
Superintendent Bill Hite and the city’s leading early childhood education advocates joined PSP yesterday to announce the launch of GreatPhillySchools Early Childhood, a transformational new website for the thousands of families across the city seeking quality early childhood education. You can read and see more about the website and the event, held at a high-quality …
Giving more families access to great schools
It’s been only three months since Scholar Academies began to turnaround Kenderton Elementary, and they are already making tremendous progress partnering with parents to ensure students are on the path to college: Over 60% of families at Kenderton attended the first report card night, a huge increase from last year and a testament to Scholar …
20,000 and counting
Our tour of great schools
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The Daily News: New website to help parents find 'Great Philly Schools'
Luciana Boone is a parent of a freshman at Philadelphia High School for Girls and an eighth-grader at KIPP West Philadelphia Charter School.
Like most parents, she is concerned about the quality of the education her kids receive and, ultimately, how to find the right school for them.
Philadelphia Inquirer: Website offers range of information about Philly schools
Call it Consumer Reports for Philadelphia schools.
On Monday, officials launched GreatPhillySchools.org, a website where families can get information about every city school, public, charter, Catholic, and private - details from extracurricular activities offered to violent incidents per 100 students.