2017 Partner City



The School District of Philadelphia will deliver on the civil right of every child in Philadelphia to an excellent public school education and ensure all children graduate from high school ready to succeed, fully engaged as a citizen of our world.

Participating Schools

Abraham Lincoln High School
First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter High School
Frankford High School
Freire Charter School
Gateway to College
George Washington High School
Horace H. Furness High School
John Bartram High School
Kensington Health Sciences Academy
Northeast High School
One Bright Ray Community High School
Parkway Northwest High School for Peace and Social Justice

Paul Robseon High School for Human Services
People for People Charter School
Philadelphia Academy Charter High School
Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School
Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School
The Philadelphia High School For Girls
The U School
YESPhilly Accelerated High School

Philadelphia 2017 Speakers

Philadelphia 2017 Judges