The 2022-2023 School Selection process will open Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. To learn more & register for a Town Hall session, visit
The District’s Health & Safety measures for SY 2022-23 are now available. See our letter to families HERE and visit the COVID Information Hub for more info!
First Day of School is Aug. 29! Find Back-to-School info HERE, including resources for Student Immunizations & Physicals

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Southwark Community School
Home of the Dragons

Information for 2022-2023 School Year

The first day of school is Monday, August 29! We will have the same schedule this year: classes will begin at 9:00am and end at 3:39pm each day.

We will be updating this page with school supply lists. If you do not see a supply list that you need, please check back soon! If you are unsure what room your child is in, or if you are unsure how to get the right list, please call the main office at 215-400-8280.

Información para el año escolar 2022-2023

El primer día de clases será el lunes, 29 de agosto! Tendremos el mismo horario este año escolar: las clases comenzarán a las 9:00am y terminarán a las 3:39pm.

Estamos actualizando esta página con las listas de materiales para agosto. Si no ve la lista que necesite, por favor regrese a revisar esta página otro día. Si no está seguro del número del salón de su estudiante, o si no está seguro como acceder la lista correcta, por favor llame a la oficina al 215-400-8280.

Supply Lists / Listas de Materiales

Grade 2-214 (Math)
Grade 7 (ELA)
Grade 7 & 8 (Science)

Two-Way Immersion Program / Programa Bilingüe

Report Cards

Student report cards are available in the Backpack of the Parent & Family Portal and in the Student Portal.

This guide will help you find the correct section in the Family & Parent Portal, or you can watch this video to find out how to view the report card in the Student Portal. Please reach out to your student’s teacher with any questions about grades.

If you do not have a Family & Parent Portal account, watch this video or visit the FACE website to learn how to create an account.

Boletas de Calificaciones

Las boletas de calificaciones de los estudiantes están disponibles en la “mochila” del Portal para Padres y Familias y en el Portal para Estudiantes.

Esta guía lo ayudará a encontrar la sección correcta en el Portal para Padres y Familias, o puede ver este video para saber cómo ver la boleta de calificaciones en el Portal del estudiante  – desafortunadamente, solo encontramos el video en ingles. Comuníquese con el maestro de su estudiante si tiene preguntas sobre las notas.

Si no tiene una cuenta del Portal para Padres y Familias, revise esta guía para aprender a crear una cuenta.

General Information

Southwark is an ethnically diverse PreK-8 school of over 900 students located in South Philadelphia. In the 2020-2021 school year, almost half of our students were English Learners. As a Community School, we serve students in our Primary School (Pre-K through Grade 5), our Upper School (Grades 6-8), as well as offering other classes and after-school programs for the community at large.

Southwark Mission Statement

Southwark’s Mission is to develop leadership in our students and educate them so they are on grade-level and beyond in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics in a safe, clean, equitable, and caring environment through the support of Staff, Families, and Community.

Southwark Highlights:

  • Arts Program (Art, Vocal and Instrumental Music)
  • STEM Program
  • 7th and 8th Grades Electives Programming (Fine Arts, STEM, Computer Technology, Music/Voice, Business Entrepreneurship)
  • Two-Way (Spanish/English) Immersion Program spanning Kindergarten through Grade 8
  • Dragon Piano Program

Southwark’s Student Belief:

  • Students are the most important people in the school.
  • Students are not an interruption of our work — they are the purpose of it.
  • Students are deserving of the most courteous and attentive treatment.