Philadelphia School District To Close Almost 40 Public Schools [List]

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The Philadelphia School District today announced almost 40 schools will close in September 2013 due to major declines in enrollment and very major budget shortfalls. While no teacher lay offs were announced, other jobs are expected to be cut. Here is a list of all schools recommended for closure. If approved, the closings will be in effect on the 30th of June 2013.

 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

1) Duckrey Elementary School (1501 W. Diamond Street, 19121): Duckrey is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be reassigned to:
a. MH Stanton Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

2) Meade Elementary School (1600 N. 18th Street, 19121): Meade is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be reassigned to:
a. (new) Vaux Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

3) Reynolds Elementary School (1429 N. 24th Street, 19121): Reynolds is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be reassigned to:
a. (new) Vaux Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

4) TM Peirce Elementary School (2300 W. Cambria Street, 19132): Peirce is a K-6 Elementary School. Students will be reassigned to:
a. (new) Rhodes Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

5) Whittier Elementary School (3001 N. 27th Street, 19132): Whittier is a K-6 Elementary School. Students will be reassigned to:
a. (new) Rhodes Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

6) Pratt Elementary School (2200 N. 22nd Street, 19132): Pratt is a K-6 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. William Dick Elementary School
b. MH Stanton Elementary School
Note: Program closure only. The facility will be repurposed as an Early Childhood/Pre-K Center.
Planning Area: North-Central

7) Ferguson Elementary School (2000 N. 7th Street, 19122): Ferguson is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Hartranft Elementary School
b. McKinley Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

8) Fairhill Elementary School (601 W. Somerset Street, 19133): Fairhill is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Potter Thomas Promise Academy
b. Julia deBurgos Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

9) Taylor Elementary School (3698 N. Randolph Street, 19140): Taylor is a K-5 Elementary School. Students will be reassigned to:
a. (new) Roberto Clemente Promise Academy
Planning Area: North-Central

10) Morris Elementary School (2600 Thompson Street, 19121): Morris is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. (new) Vaux Elementary School
b. W.D. Kelley Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

11) LP Hill Elementary School (3133 Ridge Avenue, 19132): LP Hill is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Blaine Elementary School
b. Ethel Allen Promise Academy
c. Wright Elementary School
Planning Area: North-Central

12) Cooke Elementary School (1300 W. Louden Street, 19141): Cooke is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Logan Elementary School
b. Steel Elementary School
c. Grover Washington Middle School (grades 5-8 only)
Planning Area: Northwest

13) Fulton Elementary School (60 E. Haines Street, 19144): Fulton is a K-6 Elementary School.
Students presently enrolled in grades K through 4 will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Emlen Elementary School
b. Wister Elementary School

Students presently enrolled in grades 5 and 6 will be reassigned to:
a. Leeds Middle School
Planning Area: Northwest

14) Kinsey Elementary School (6501 Limekiln Pike, 19138): Kinsey is a K-8 Elementary School.
Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Rowen Elementary School
b. Prince Hall Elementary School
c. Pastorius Elementary School
d. Pennell Elementary School
e. Wagner Middle School (grades 6-8 only)
Planning Area: Northwest

15) McCloskey Elementary School (8500 Pickering Street, 19150): McCloskey is a K-6 Elementary School. Students presently enrolled in grades K through 4 will be reassigned to:
a. FS Edmonds School
b. Students presently enrolled in grades 5 and 6 will be reassigned to:
c. Leeds Middle School
Planning Area: Northwest

16) Smith Elementary School (1900 Wharton Street, 19146): Smith is a K-8 Elementary School.
Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Childs Elementary School
b. EM Stanton Elementary School
c. Arthur Elementary School
Planning Area: South-Central

17) George Washington Elementary School (1198 S. 5th Street, 19147): Washington is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Nebinger Elementary School
b. Vare Elementary School (will replace present program in Washington)
Note: Program closure only. The Washington facility will remain open.
Planning Area: South-Central

18) Abigail Vare Elementary School (1621 E. Moyamensing Avenue, 19148):
Vare is a K-8 Elementary School. The Vare building will close. The elementary school program will be relocated to the Washington Elementary School building located at 1198 S. 5th Street.
Planning Area: South-Central

19) Wilson Elementary School (1300 S. 46th Street, 19143): Wilson is a K-6 Elementary School. Students will reassigned to:
a. Lea Elementary School
Planning Area: Southwest

20) Gompers Elementary School (5701 Wynnefield Avenue, 19131): Gompers is a K-6 Elementary School. Students will be reassigned to:
a. New K-8 program at the Beeber Middle School building
Planning Area: West

21) Overbrook Elementary School (2032 N. 62nd Street, 19151): Overbrook is a K-5 Elementary School. Students will be reassigned to:
a. New K-8 program at the Beeber Middle School building
Planning Area: West

22) Leidy Elementary School (1301 Belmont Avenue, 19104): Leidy is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Blankenburg Elementary School
b. Heston Elementary School
Planning Area: West

23) McMichael Elementary School (3543 Fairmount Avenue, 19104): McMichael is a K-8 Elementary School. Students will be offered the following reassignment options:
a. Martha Washington Elementary School
b. Middle Years Alternative
c. Locke Elementary School
Planning Area: West

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