The School District of Philadelphia
Office of Communications
440 N. Broad Street, Suite 301~Philadelphia, PA 19130-4015~(215)400-4040

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Megan Lello
215-400-6887



01/31/2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

TOP PHILADELPHIA SCHOOLS TO BE HONORED TODAY FOR PERFORMANCE ON 2015-16 SCHOOL PROGRESS REPORT

PHILADELPHIA – Today, Tuesday, January 31, The School District of Philadelphia will recognize 21 schools throughout the city for high achievement on the 2015-2016 School Progress Report (SPR), and 4 district schools who have shown the highest level of SPR improvement.

The awards ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. at Olney Elementary School. Dr. William R. Hite, Superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia; Mayor Jim Kenney; and Joyce S. Wilkerson, Chair of the School Reform Commission will address those in attendance.

WHO:  Dr. William R. Hite, Superintendent, The School District of Philadelphia                      
Mayor Jim Kenney          
Joyce S. Wilkerson, Chair, School Reform Commission                       
City Council members                       
Michael Roth, Principal, Olney Elementary School                         
Area school principals

WHAT: 2015-2016 School Progress Report Awards Ceremony

WHERE: Olney Elementary School (ceremony will be held across street in Olney’s gymnasium in St. James United Method Church)
199 E. Tabor Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19120

WHEN: 12:30 p.m.
TODAY, TUESDAY January 31

###

Stay informed of SDP’s activities online: videos available at www.youtube.com/PhillyEducation and https://www.facebook.com/PhillySchools/; follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/PHLschools; or watch PSTV 52 in Philadelphia (Comcast Cable).

«« Back