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Southwark Community School
Home of the Dragons

Welcome to the home of the Southwark Community School Dragons! The first day of school for the 2023-2024 school year will be Tuesday, September 5. Our school arrival and dismissal times – 9:00am and 3:39pm – will remain the same for the upcoming school year. Please check our social media pages for information about upcoming events and call the main office at 215-400-8280 with any questions. Thank you, and we’ll see you in September!

¡Bienvenidos a la página de los Dragones de la Escuela Comunitaria de Southwark! El primer día de clases para el año escolar 2023-2024 será el martes 5 de septiembre. Nuestro horario de llegada y salida de la escuela, 9:00am y 3:39pm, seguirán siendo los mismos para el próximo año escolar. Consulte nuestras páginas de redes sociales para obtener información sobre los próximos eventos y llame a la oficina principal al 215-400-8280 si tiene alguna pregunta. ¡Gracias, y nos vemos en septiembre!

Supply Lists / Listas de Materiales


1st Grade / Grado 1

2nd Grade / Grado 2

3rd Grade / Grado 3

4th Grade / Grado 4

5th Grade / Grado 5

6th Grade / Grado 6

7th Grade / Grado 7

8th Grade / Grado 8

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 2021-2022 school year, over 40% 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 (Art & Architecture, STEM & Computer Technology, Music & Vocal, and Media)
  • Two-Way (Spanish/English) Immersion Program spanning Kindergarten through Grade 8
  • Dragon Piano Program