The Philadelphia School Partnership’s Great Schools Fund provides growth capital to school operators to expand the number of high-performing schools in the city.

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City of Philadelphia
Report Card

K-12 Enrollment * 234,000
College Enrollment Rate - First Fall * 41%
College Graduation Rate * 18%
High School Graduation Rate * 61%
Phila Unemployment Rate * 10.3%


PSP Invests $2.6 Million in Startup, Expansion, and Incubation of District, Charter and Private Schools

March 18, 2014

Latest grants will fund new district high school, expansion of high-performing charter school, and planning for new Catholic high school to serve at-risk students


PSP Supports Quick Approval of $120 million in Recurring School Revenues by City Council

March 13, 2014

Mark Gleason echoed this morning's call by a coalition of other nonprofit groups for City Council to move quickly to approve the extension of a one percent sales tax


We applaud the SRC appointments

February 4, 2014

Governor Corbett was thoughtful and deliberate in selecting Bill Green and Farah Jimenez for the School Reform Commission.


Our statement in support of the Governor's SRC nominations

January 17, 2014

We applaud Governor Corbett on his selection of Bill Green and Farah Jimenez for appointment to the School Reform Commission. 


Parents and School Reform Groups Urge SRC to Implement Work Reforms on Seniority and Staffing Now

September 30, 2013

Advocates say current policies distribute the best teachers inequitably and limit principals' ability to ensure effective teachers in every school


PSP receives $5 million challenge grant from Walton Family Foundation

September 18, 2013

Grant to the Great Schools Fund is largest national foundation gift to the PSP to date; more than $12 million committed by national foundations in past 12 months


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Philadelphia Great Schools Compact

The Compact Committee was established to oversee implementation of the Compact tenants and action plan, adhering to a results-driven timeline.

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