Middle School Resources

Scholarship Resources

  • Children’s Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for students (K-8) who choose to attend schools outside of the School District. (http://www.csfphiladelphia.org/)
  • BLOCS provides scholarships to students who attend Catholic Schools.

Summer Program Opportunities


Hello Class of 2015,
CPS Parent Regina Young just shared a summer opportunity with us that I would like to pass along to our eligible graduates.  Your future 8th Grader can earn up to $50 a week during this free summer career exposure program at Tilden Middle School in Southwest Philly.  The program takes place from 7/1 to 8/18. Act fast as the deadline has passed, but the program is not yet full.  Call 215-851-1968 for more information and to register.

Summer Entrepreneurship Opportunity for Teens (Grade 8-12): Help your child build career & life skills that will set them apart from the crowd for college admissions, internships & careers. Students will learn the basics of creating and running a small business and participate in real world exercises that will help students develop confidence, resilience and creativity. Participants will be mentored by experienced entrepreneurs.

The application deadline for 2016 has passed. Please check back later for information on the application for 2017.

  • For details about the residential (overnight) program at The Westtown School, West Chester, PA which will take place from June 13-June 24, 2016. For general program questions contact Rick Sedmak at (Phone: 267-481-1696 or Emailrich@schoolyardventures.com).
Stay tuned for updates as new opportunities often become available!