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Greetings & Welcome to Philadelphia High School!!

I am thrilled to be part of such an amazing community serving as Principal for bright and eager scholars. As we embark upon a new year with new ideas and new faces, we welcome your presence, collaborative input, and to be a part of our TEAM.  

At PHS, we are dedicated to fostering an environment that nurtures not only academic excellence, but personal growth and character development. Our talented and dedicated staff are committed to providing a well-rounded education that prepares our students for success in an ever-changing world. 

Throughout the year, you will witness our commitment to innovation, creativity, and a student- centered approach; all while holding each TEAM member accountable. We will continue to expand the learning opportunities for students and inspire them to be productive citizens. 

On behalf of the Leadership Team, Faculty & Staff at PHS, we welcome you and look forward to an exciting year. Let’s make this academic year one filled with achievements, memories, and shared success. 

Here’s to a remarkable year ahead!!

~Sherell Griffin-Drake, EdS
 Together Everyone Achieves More


Mission Statement

We will prepare each student to be a successful citizen in an ever-changing world.

Philadelphia High School Named National Beta School of Merit

Philadelphia Public Schools is proud to announce that Philadelphia High School is a 2022-2023 National Beta School of Merit. The school earned this recognition by offering National Beta to all eligible grades on their campus. National Junior Beta includes grades 4-8 and National Senior Beta includes grades 9-12.


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