School Information

Below is important information about SLA@Beeber. Make sure to review it before the first day of school!

Getting to the School

School starts at 8:15 a.m. every day and ends at 3:05 p.m. on Fridays, 2:45 p.m. on Wednesdays, and 3:35 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

The Beeber campus for upper school students is located at 5925 Malvern Ave. Students can be dropped off at the front of the building. Students enter through the front door.

The Powel campus for lower school students this year is located at 301 N. 36th street. Students can enter through the front door and sit in the cafeteria or in the outside playground area until the start of the school day.

Students taking SEPTA can take Bus Routes G, 44 or 65 as well as the Regional Rail to the Overbrook Station. Free transpasses are available from SEPTA for students who live at least 1.5 miles away from the school (School District of Philadelphia’s transportation policies).

Transpasses will be handed out on the first day of school during advisory. Students taking Regional Rail can upgrade their student transpass at these SEPTA locations.

Contacting the School

Families should contact their advisor with any questions about the first day of school. Advisor contact information can be found at

In case of emergency, please use the main office as the first line of contact with your child. 215-400-7270.

Outstanding Paperwork

Students who still have pending paperwork with the District need to bring this paperwork to school on the first day. If you are not sure if you are missing paperwork, you can contact the main office at 215-400-7270. You can also contact our school secretary, Ms. Mullins, for more information. Please find this contact information at

School Supplies

Students who did not receive a supply list from their teacher will need to bring only their agenda books, something to write with, a notebook and a folder for the first day of school.

Dress Code

SLA students must dress respectfully in a manner that will not disrupt the educational process. Students can read more about the policies around this topic in the Appearance section of the Student Handbook.

Student and Parent Handbooks

Anything not addressed here can be found in the Student Handbook. If you have any questions that may not be addressed in the student handbook, please feel free to contact your advisor via email.