Philadelphia, Archdiocesan city schools to dismiss at noon Friday due to heat

Due to the high temperatures forecasted for Friday, Philadelphia School District will dismiss at noon. Archdiocesan City Schools will also be letting out at noon.

After-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development classes scheduled for Friday are also canceled.

All District early childhood centers and administration offices will remain open and remain on their regular schedules.

The general public and media are urged to monitor the school web site at or for further details.

Updated information will also be posted on the District's Information Hotline at 215-400-INFO (4636).