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Elevate 215 Initiatives

Tools Designed For Families and Teachers

For Families

  • GreatPhillySchools

    GreatPhillySchools’ (GPS) mission is to make school information accessible so Philadelphia families can find, compare and demand great schools for their students. In service of this mission, GPS provides free resources to Philadelphia families, which include the greatphillyschools.org website, K-12 school print guides, early childhood toolkits, school fairs, and other informational newsletters and articles.

  • Apply Philly Charter

    Apply Philly Charter (APC) was launched in 2018 as an online application system for participating Philadelphia charter schools and prospective charter school applicants. Since then, APC has grown to serve 80 charter schools in the city and has become the predominant way in which families apply to charter schools in Philadelphia.

  • K-12 Philly School Fair

    A free opportunity for families to learn about over 200 K-12 school options in Philadelphia - in-person or virtually!

For Teachers

  • Philadelphia Citywide Talent Coaltion

    A group composed of representatives from 23 organizations from across a diverse range of sectors–education, nonprofit, civic, research, and philanthropy–to collectively work on implementing strategies from the citywide talent plan.