March 1: For an IMPORTANT DISTRICT UPDATE Regarding a Return to In-Person Learning, ventilation efforts and more, click HERE.
To see the list of schools opening for in-person learning on March 8, click HERE.

On March 4, the Board will hold a Special Action meeting at 5 p.m. Find materials HERE. Register to speak HERE, under ‘Action Meetings‘.

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Welcome To Edwin Forrest School

Forrest Elementary Is Currently Open Online

Virtual school is operating 8:26-3:09 Monday thru Friday!

The School District of Philadelphia has announced a reopening plan for K-2 students.

You can find more information HERE

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Having Technology Trouble?

Click the above picture to notify us.

We will get back to you promptly!

For all information concerning Virtual Learning.


  In order to navigate digital classrooms the School District

has created a self help page of videos.

Contact us:  Use this Form

By Phone: (215) 400-3330

Or fax- (215) 400-3331


Classdojo has become a main source of communication between your child’s classroom and you.  You can sign up using an email address or phone number. Click the image to join

 Forrest School Nurses Webpage


Reach out to our Fantastic Counselor Team 

PRE-K Registration can be found HERE.

Kindergarten and all registrations are still online.

If you are new to the Forrest Neighborhood check School Finder  . To find your local school.


The new “Parent Portal” is now available for you. If you want to keep updated on your child’s academics then please sign up with an email account. Please click here to get to the portal page.

Our Vision

The Edwin Forrest School, a school focused on educating and nurturing the whole child in a safe and respectful learning environment in order to persevere through life’s journey.

Our Mission Statement

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      The Edwin Forrest School creates a challenging and caring learning environment that encourages high expectations for success. Through developmentally appropriate instruction, our school community embraces individual and cultural diversity.  Our children are 21st century, innovative learners who apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the real world.

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Forest Faculty Schedules 

Click HERE for Teachers Schedules
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Information is constantly being update with the School District of Philadelphia’s

Office of Community Engagement

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We are a PBIS School!  Click the image above and below to found out more