For Parents

❗Before enrolling & attending a Philadelphia public school, make sure your child has the following vaccines. Find your local health center here. ❗
Kindergarten read aloud at Hartranft

Information for Parents

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: all parent volunteers or those wanting to chaperone a class trip must have all clearances before volunteering and chaperoning. Click here for more information! Click here to see all available dates to complete clearances at Hartranft!

Your voice matters! (and could win $25!) We invite all parents and staff to take the District-Wide Survey to help guide school improvement efforts! Click here to give your input.

Kindergarten Registration is Open through May 29! Our Registration page tells you everything you need to do to get your student registered! Click here for more information.

Check out Hartranft’s breakfast, lunch, and after school food menu here!

Parents, check out the School District of Philadelphia’s letter that explains your right to know about a teacher’s qualifications!

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Parent and Family Portal

Stay connected to your child and their school by registering for The School District of Philadelphia’s Parent & Family Portal. The portal gives you access to valuable information about your child’s education and school.

Class Dojo

Are you connected to Class Dojo? Sign up now to connect with teachers, parents, and students at Hartranft as we use it to share photos, videos, and messages through the school day. We use Class Dojo to work together as a team, share in the classroom experience, and bring big ideas to life in their classrooms and homes.

Support Learning at Home

Parents, support your child’s/children’s learning at home with the following computer-based interventions we use at Hartranft

  • i-Ready: an effective, research-driven solution that differentiates instruction in foundational reading and math skills and accelerates student achievement – all in an engaging, interactive, online learning environment.
  • Lexia Learning:  providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in all grades.


2023-2024 John F. Hartranft Parent and Student Handbook


Promotion & Graduation Information:


Grades 1-3

Grades 4-8

Permission Forms:

2023-2024 Permission Slip

2023-2024 Media Release Form