School Closings Due to Water Main Break - NBC 10 Philadelphia

School Closings Due to Water Main Break



    A Franford water main break caused at least 40 schools and daycares to close. (Published Monday, Dec. 23, 2013)

    The School District of Philadelphia announced the closing of dozens of schools due to a major water main break in Northeast Philadelphia.

    Due to a water main break near Frankford and Torresdale Avenues The School District of Philadelphia will have to close several schools affected by the lack of water pressure. The following schools will close at 11:30 a.m.:

    High Schools
    Ben Franklin High School
    Central High School
    Edison High School
    Fels High School
    Frankford High School
    Franklin Learning Center
    Lincoln High School
    Masterman High School
    Parkway Center City
    Parkway Northwest
    Philadelphia Military Academy
    PLA North

    Middle Schools
    Clemente Middle School
    Feltonville Arts & Sciences
    Meehan Middle School

    Early Childhood Center
    Rivera Early Childhood Center

    Elementary Schools
    Bache-Martin Elementary
    Barton Elementary
    Cramp Elementary
    Deburgos Elementary
    Dunbar Elementary
    Elkin Elementary
    Forrest Elementary
    Hartranft Elementary
    Hopkinson Elementary
    John Marshall Elementary
    Juniata Park Elementary
    McClure Elementary
    McKinley Elementary
    Munoz-Marin Elementary
    Potter Thomas Elementary
    Sheridan Elementary
    Sheppard Elementary
    Solis Cohen Elementary
    Spruance Elementary
    Taylor Elementary
    Thurgood Marshall Elementary
    Waring Elementary
    Welsh Elementary
    Zeigler Elementary

    Special Needs Students
    Special needs students who receive transportation services will be dropped off at a SDP receiving center if there is no parent/guardian or a responsible adult available to receive him/her at the time of the drop off. Information will be left at the drop-off location with instructions about which center to call for pick-up arrangements. The receiving centers are listed below:

    Northeast High School

    Widener Memorial School

    Chester Arthur Elementary