Overseeing 284 schools from the Northeast to Roxborough, and from Kensington to Manayunk, the School District of…More Philadelphia has its headquarters in Center City. The district is responsible for 163,000 Kindergarten to 12th grade students, and operates with a nearly $2.2 billion budget. Dr. Arlene C. Ackerman is the superintendent of the nation's eighth largest school district.
In Roxborough and Manayunk, there are seven public schools:
Cook-Wissahickon Public School is an elementary school for Manayunk residents. Principal Ann Jenkins says her school…More has a 94 percent attendance rate. Courses offered include music, technology, library and sports. Students are required to wear uniforms.
William Levering Elementary School 6000 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA19128 With more than 260 years of history to its name, the William Levering Elementary School is a landmark in northwest…More Philadelphia. The massive granite structure on Ridge Avenue serves Roxborough and is a feeder school for Roxborough High School. Under the leadership of Dr. Glenn Douglas the school teaches students to live in accordance to REACH2 values: respect, enthusiasm, achievement, citizenship, and hard work equals heroism.