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South Philadelphia High School (Southern)

PHONE: (215) 400-8400 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 646

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South Philadelphia High School is dedicated to providing a quality educational program designed to address the unique needs of a diverse student population. Our mission is to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable students to reach their potential as responsible, productive citizens and lifelong learners. Students gain the skills and knowledge to participate in a multicultural, technological and change-oriented society.

Points Of Pride

  • Five (5) CTE Programs
  • U.S. Army Jr. R.O.T.C.
  • National Honor Society (one of the first 10 chapters in the United States)
  • City of Philadelphia Community School
  • Extensive network of partnerships that support student success and opportunities
  • 9th-Grade Academy

Admissions Policy

Serves students from catchment area. Students from outside catchment are selected in the lottery.

Accreditations and Honors

Hours of Operation

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Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions

Enter throught Front Doors Facing Broad St