Revised School Building Closures

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Beeber, Dimner5925 Malvern Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Status: New closure
School type: 6-8 middle school
Recommendation: Now closing. Students will transition to Overbrook High, which will convert to a 7-12 school, beginning in the 2013-14 school year.
Stanton, M. Hall2539 N 16th St
Philadelphia, PA 19132 - 3907
Status: New closure
School type: K-5 elementary
Recommendation: Now closing, students will be relocated to Duckrey beginning in the 2013-14 school year.
Cooke, Jay1300 W. Loudon St
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Status: Remaining open
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Maintain program and facility
Duckrey, Tanner1501 W. Diamond St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121 - 2310
Status: Remaining open
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Maintain program and facility
Gompers, Samuel5701 Wynnefield Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19131 - 1237
Status: Remaining open
School type: K-6 elementary
Recommendation: Gompers will remain open as a program in its own facility
McCloskey, John F.8500 Pickering St.
Philadelphia, PA 19150 - 1028
Status: Remaining open
School type: K-6 elementary
Recommendation: Maintain program and facility
McMichael, Morton3543 Fairmount Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 - 1906
Status: Remaining open
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Maintain program and facility
Meade, General George G.1600 N 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121 - 3232
Status: Remaining open
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Maintain program and facility
Morris, Robert2600 W.Thompson St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121 - 4630
Status: Remaining open
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Maintain program and facility
Overbrook Elem2032 N 62nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19151 - 3206
Status: Remaining open
School type: K-5 elementary
Recommendation: Overbrook will remain open and expand from a K-5 to a K-6. Current fifth-grade students will remain at Overbrook for the 2013-14 school year.
Strawberry Mansion3133 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Status: Remaining open
School type: High school
Recommendation: Maintain program and facility
AMY, at James MartinRichmond and Ontario Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Status: Remaining open
School type: Citywide admission school
Recommendation: Maintain program in current facility
Lankenau201 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Status: Remaining open
School type: Special-admission high school
Recommendation: Maintain program and facility
Bok, Edward (CTE)1901 South 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: High school
Recommendation: All CTE programs will be relocated to South Philadelphia High
Carroll, Charles2700 E. Auburn St.
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: High school
Recommendation: Students who wish to stay together will be offered reassignment at Penn Treaty. Students who do not want to attend Penn Treaty can return to their neighborhood schools. Penn Treaty will change from a 6-8 school to a 6-12 school.
Douglas, Stephen A.2700 E Huntingdon St
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: High school
Recommendation: Students in grades 9 through 11 can transfer to other high schools citywide. Students will have the following neighborhood options: Kensington Business, Kensington Urban Education Academy, Kensington Health Sciences, or Mastbaum AVTS High. Students currently enrolled in the Commercial Art program will be reassigned to Mastbaum AVTS High. Students currently enrolled in Building Maintenance will be offered reassignment into the Carpentry, Welding, and Electrical CTE programs at Mastbaum.
Fairhill601 W. Somerset St.
Philadelphia, PA 19133 - 2307
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be offered to be reassigned to Potter Thomas Promise Academy or Julia DeBurgos Elementary
Carnell Annex at Fels5500 Langdon St
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: Middle
Recommendation: The Carnell Middle Years annex will close December 2012. Students will be relocated to St. Bernard Parish School for the remainder of the school year.
Ferguson, Joseph C.2000 N 7th St
Philadelphia, PA 19122 - 1302
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be offered to be reassigned to Hartranft Elementary or McKinley Elementary
Fulton, Robert60 East Haines st.
Philadelphia, PA 19144 - 2114
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-6 elementary
Recommendation: Students currently in grades K through 4 can be reassigned to Emlen Elementary or Wister Elementary; students currently in grades 5 and 6 will be reassigned to Leeds Middle
Germantown HS40 E. High St.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: High school
Recommendation: Students in grades 9 through 11 can transfer to other high schools citywide. Students will have the following neighborhood options: Martin Luther King Promise Academy, or Roxborough High. Students currently enrolled in the Commercial Advertising Art and Business Technologies programs will be relocated to King Promise Academy.
Hill, Leslie Pinckney3133 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19132 - 1196
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be offered to be reassigned to Blaine Elementary, Ethel Allen Promise Academy, or Wright Elementary
Kinsey, John L.6501 Limekiln Pike
Philadelphia, PA 19138 - 3102
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Students will have the option to be reassigned to Rowen Elementary, Prince Hall Elementary, Pastorius Elementary, Pennell Elementary, or Wagner Middle (grades 6-8 only)
Leidy, Joseph1301 Belmont Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 - 1042
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be offered to be reassigned to Blankenburg Elementary or Heston Elementary
Peirce, Thomas M.2300 W Cambria St
Philadelphia, PA 19132 - 2025
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-6 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be reassigned to (new) Rhodes Elementary
Pepper, George2901 S. 84th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: 5-8 middle
Recommendation: School was initially approved for closure with the intent to drop a grade each year. Closure will now be effective June 2013. Pepper's feeder elementary schools, Catherine and Patterson, will be reassinged to Tilden Middle. Students attending Pepper will be offered to be reassigned to Penrose Elementary (grades 5-8 only) or Tilden Middle.
Reynolds, General John1429 N. 24th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121 - 3801
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be reassigned to Kelley and Morris
Shaw, Anna5401 Warrington Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: 7-8 middle
Recommendation: Students will have the option to be reassigned to Tilden Middle, Longstreth Elementary, or surrounding elementary schools with grade 8
Sheridan West Academy3701 Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: 7-8 middle
Recommendation: School was initially approved for closure with the intent to drop a grade each year. Closure will now be effective June 2013. Students attending Sheridan West will be offered to be reassigned to Penn Treaty Middle or Memphis Street Academy Charter (must complete application for admission; admissions is subject to space availability)
Smith, Walter George1900 Wharton St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146 - 4610
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: Students will have the option to be reassigned to Childs, E.M. Stanton, or Arthur Elementary Schools
Taylor, Bayard3698 North Randolph St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140 - 4538
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-5 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be reassigned to Roberto Clemente Promise Academy
University City3601 Filbert St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: High school
Recommendation: Students who would like to move as a group may be reassigned to Benjamin Franklin High. Students may also choose to transfer to the following neighborhood schools: West Philadelphia, High School of the Future, Sayre High, and Overbrook High.
Vare, Abigail1619 E Moyamensing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148 - 3207
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-8 elementary
Recommendation: The Vare building will close, and the school will relocate to the Washington Elementary building.
Whittier, John3001 N. 27th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19132 - 1215
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-6 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be reassigned to (new) Rhodes Elementary
Wilson, Alexander1300 South 46th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 - 3804
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: K-6 elementary
Recommendation: Students will be reassigned to Lea Elementary School
Vaux, Roberts2300 Master St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: High school
Recommendation: Close program and building
Parkway Northwest (New Covenant)7500 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: Citywide admission school
Recommendation: The program will be co-located at Leeds Middle. Parkway will retain its citywide admission status.
Communications Technology HS8110 Lyons Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: High school
Recommendation: All CTE programs will be relocated as citywide admission academies at Bartram High. The building will close.
Robeson, Paul HS for Human Services42nd & Ludlow
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: High school
Recommendation: All Health Related Technologies and Human Services programs will be relocated as citywide admission academies at Sayre High. The Robeson bulding will close.
Roosevelt, Theodore430 E Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Status: Previously announced closure
School type: 7-8 middle
Recommendation: Close program and building; the building will no longer be repurposed for the two Philadelphia Military Academies. Middle school students will be relocated to Leeds Middle.
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