The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed through at least April 6.
Read more in the letter from Dr. Hite HERE.

March 26: The District announced their plan to provide a Chromebook to every student who needs one for learning at home. More information is HERE.

Grab-and-go meal sites continue to operate for our students. Updated locations and times are HERE.

A second set of K-12 Learning Guides are available online, and at meal sites as of Monday March 30. More info is HERE.

We now have an email address ( and SDP Hotlines in 10 languages for Learning Guide support and general questions. More info HERE.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions are being added regularly, HERE.

Please visit our Coronavirus Information Hub often for the most up-to-date information.

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Welcome to The New Delaplaine McDaniel School
The Home of the Eagles



We are happy to serve our students with these awesome community partnerships and school-wide programs:

  • Girl Scouts/Brownies/Daisies
  • Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts
  • Philly Pops Choir (grades K-3 & grades 5-6)
  • Extended Day Math & Reading (Grades 3-8)
  • Big Brother Big Sisters
  • The Walnut Street Theater
  • Scrabble Club
  • Chess Club
  • Building Bridges with Books
  • Eat.Right.Now
  • PBIS
  • 3 Climate Liaisons for conflict and disciplinary issues- Dean Edwards (K-2), Dean Griffin (3-5), Dean Keith (6-8)
  • School Counselor – Valerie James (K-3)
  • School Counselor – Jessica Romano (4-8)
  • Full Time Nurse
  • School Police Officer
  • After School All-Stars – After School Program for grades 3-8, Monday – Thursday 3:09 – 5:30pm





Stay tuned for a message from our Acting Principal Betsaida Ortiz!