Parents Right to Know

Information that must be provided to all parents:

  • Student performance on PSSA assessment
  • Information that must be available on request
  • Teachers’ qualifications including degrees, fields of discipline and certifications
  • Whether students receive services from paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications
  • Teacher’s Professional Qualification – English,Spanish, French, Additional Languages

We currently have Guest Teachers who are teaching outside of their area of certification.  The link below is required notification of this:

Right To Know 4-Week Letter

Parents are requested to make an appointment with the principal to review these qualifications.

Graduation and Promotion Requirements

The September 29, 2005 Promotion and Graduation Policy provides information on the requirements that must be met by students to be promoted and grade 12 students to graduate. These requirements include passing major subjects and completion of a project.  This policy will remain in effect until a new policy is issued.

Please click on the link for a more detailed explanation of the district’s promotion and graduation policy.

Extracurricular Activities

After-school and Saturday activities are available for enrichment:  Students are given the opportunity to participate in a variety of programs.

Special Education Policies

The Philadelphia Juvenile Justice Services Center School prides itself in meeting the diverse needs of students with IEPs.  All teachers have access to student’s individual educational plan and incorporates differentiated instruction into lessons daily.


Attention families: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a Federal law, requires that a school with certain exceptions obtain your written consent prior to the disclosure of personally identifiable information from your child’s education records. However, a school may disclose appropriately designated “directory information” without written consent, unless you have advised the school to the contrary in accordance with school district procedures. The primary purpose of directory information is to allow schools to include information from your child’s education records in certain school publications.

Parents who wish to opt their students out of directory information releases must complete an Opt-Out Form for each of their students, and must return each form to the school at which each student is enrolled by November 6, 2023.

Find more information, including the forms you need HERE.