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University City High School

(University City High  School, in file photo)

Sale of University City High School To Drexel U. is Completed

Drexel paid $25 million for the school building, which the district closed last June.

06/16/2014

(File photo of University City High School, now closed.)

Sale of University City High School Expected to be Finalized Monday

The School District of Philadelphia’s plan to sell a shuttered high school to Drexel University appears to be a go, and that would mean an infusion of cash for the schools next week as officials struggle to pay the bills by month’s end.

06/12/2014

During a break in the hearing, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell (in center back, facing camera) discusses her concerns with attorney Peter Kelsen, standing in center back to camera. (credit: Mike Dunn)

Councilwoman Blackwell Blasts Drexel’s Plan To Buy University City High School

Attorneys for Drexel University got a tongue lashing Tuesday from a city council member over the school’s plans to buy the shuttered University City High School.

06/04/2014

(File photo of University City High School, now closed.)

Buyers Found For Four Mothballed Philadelphia School Properties

The school district says it will gross $35 million and net $25 million from the sales.

02/27/2014

FILE: Germantown High School

2013 IN REVIEW: District Closes 24 Philadelphia Public Schools

The Philadelphia school district made the controversial decision to close down two dozen public schools this year.

12/28/2013

Twenty-two year Philadelphia School District teacher Donna Matthews gets ready to board a bus outside University City High School. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia Teachers, Students, Parents Join Rally In Harrisburg For School Funding

In addition to busloads from five high schools in Philadelphia, groups are also going from Pittsburgh, Scranton and other towns across the state.

06/25/2013

(Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite announces which schools will be closed at the end of this school year.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School District Releases List Of 37 Schools Being Shut Down

Among the high schools to close are Germantown High, Strawberry Mansion High, University City High, and Bok Tech.

12/13/2012

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