On June 2, in honor of Election Day, School District of Philadelphia schools will not be in session for students or school-based staff.
In light of the events of the past week, we will also be granting a District-wide day off to all staff. Employees do not need to work from home.
Our main office building at 440 N. Broad St. will be closed again tomorrow, June 2. Employees can learn more HERE.

The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19.
Food benefits (P-EBT) cards will be distributed to qualifying families. Learn more HERE.
Need working papers? Info HERE.
Chromebook Pickup Dates and Times
have CHANGED. Updated info HERE.
Need Chromebook help? Tech Hotlines added to Chromebook Loaner Program HERE. Internet info/resources are HERE.
Find more information about the District’s Continuity of Education Plan for students HERE. Digital Learning and Planned Instruction info HERE.
Grab-and-go meal distribution
at our 50 District school sites occurs one day per week. Learn more HERE. Sites are listed HERE.
For the latest update from Superintendent Hite, included updates on Chromebooks and supports, Digital Learning resources, how to connect with school-based staff, and calendar updates, visit our Coronavirus Information Hub.
PreK-12 Learning Guides are available HERE and at all District meal sites.
Have questions? Call our Hotlines (extended hours, available in 10 languages), email us at covid19info@philasd.org  or visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

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2020 Parent Survey

Sayre Saber parents, please fill out the 2020 Parent Survey here. Parents who complete the survey will be entered to win a $25 GIFT CARD!

2020 Student Survey

Sayre Saber students, please fill out the 2020 Student Survey here.

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Attention families of SENIORS: Please check your email for an update on SDP’s Class of 2020 celebratory plans. It includes updates on the virtual graduation ceremony (June 9, 11 a.m.), customizable graduation invitations and more. Visit www.philasd.org/2020grad for more details. Virtual Graduation Letter from Dr. Hite for 2020 Seniors , 5.21.2020

Click here for important senior updates from administration and the counseling department!

SENIORS! Read the special letter from SDP Superintendent, Dr. Hite regarding 2020 celebrations and updates on dues! Letter from Dr. Hite for 2020 Seniors, 4.28.2020




Meal Distribution

If you are in need of meals, Sayre High School is a meal distribution site. Meals are distributed every Thursday from 9am – 12pm. Families will receive ten meals per student— five breakfasts and five lunches.

For the latest SDP information, updates, and valuable resources to help you and your family stay safe and healthy during this time please go to: https://www.philasd.org/coronavirus/

Our Vision

William L. Sayre High School provides a safe, nurturing, and supportive learning community, which allows all students to explore their passions and academic interests in order to obtain the skills and knowledge to become lifelong learners and find personal fulfillment and positively impact their communities and the world.

Our Mission

Fueled by the core values of faith, family, integrity/honesty, perseverance, and respect, William L. Sayre High School is committed to preparing all students to become lifelong learners, active citizens and key members of a 21st century, global economy. Through a standards-based curriculum and active partnerships with the community, Sayre will provide a platform to ensure that all students develop the necessary skills to successfully advocate for themselves in order to be successful in their academic and life choices after graduation.