About Us


The School of the Future is a comprehensive, technology-rich educational program.  We are charged to create, communicate and deliver an innovative, technological, solutions-based model of instruction that is replicable, as well as refine best practices that can be leveraged across the entire district and in communities around the globe.

Vision Statement

Learning is: Continuous, Relevant, and Adaptive

The School of the Future, in partnership with the community and families, strives to ignite in learners a passion for learning that inspires a commitment to active citizenship by using technological innovation and engaging pedagogy.

Mission Statement

Utilizing a project-based, learner-driven instructional approach, the School of the Future will prepare learners to demonstrate mastery of 21st-century competencies that will equip them for continuous success and with the ability to positively impact their immediate and global community.

Core Values

Focus- Pay attention, set goals,  ignore negative  behavior, follow directions & come to school & class on time

Integrity – Take ownership, be honest, be respectful, display a caring attitude and put your pride aside

Resilience – Be persistent, pursue goals, overcome adversity, learn from your mistakes, and maintain perspective

Evolution – Accomplish goals, aim to graduate, adapt to change, become a Better You, and think innovatively

School Numbers

  • Main Office: 215.400.7790
  • School Fax: 215.400.7791

School Social Media

  • @phillysof (Twitter and Instagram)
  • Like us on Facebook (School of the Future)

School Schedule

7:25 am – 2:34 pm


  • Chief Learner: Dr. John Smith Jr (Principal)
  • 9th Grade Principal: Mr. Thomas Murtaugh
  • 10th Grade Principal: Ms. Amanda Pointer
  • 11th/12th Grade Principal: Dr. Hyacinth Wood
  • Climate/Culture Manager: Gary Onuekwusi

Statement of Nondiscrimination
The School District of Philadelphia, an equal opportunity employer, will not discriminate in employment or education programs or activities, based on race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, sex, sexual orientation, union membership, or English proficiency.  This policy of non-discrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications.  Publication of this policy in this document is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.