About the District


Part of PHILADELPHIA County consisting of the CITY of Philadelphia (PART, Wards 04 [PART, Divisions 02, 03,04, 05, 06, 09, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19,20 and 21], 34 and 52 [PART, Divisions 05, 14, 15,16, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27]).

Total population: 61,419

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Public Schools

The Science Leadership Academy At Beeber
Lewis B. Cassidy
Samuel Gompers
Robert E. Lamberton
Overbrook Elementary
Overbrook High School
Overbrook Educational Center
Overbrook School for the Blind

Parochial Schools

Our Lady of Lourdes
Our Lady of the Rosary
St. Donato
St. Rose of Lima

Charter Schools

Harambee Institute
West Philadelphia Achievement Charter School
Universal Blufford Charter School
Mastery Charter School Mann


St. Joseph's University

Community Groups

Men of Tustin
House of Umoja
Hestonville Association
Wynnefield Residents Association
Overbrook Farms Club
Overbrook Park Civic Association
Dewey & Race Street Association
Greenhill Civic Association
Morris Park Civic Association
HMC2 (Haddinton, Morris Park, Carroll Park and Cathedral Village)
19th Police District
Wynnefield Overbrook Revitalization Corporation
City Avenue Special Services District
Haverford Avenue Business Association
Overbrook West Neighbors (OWN)
Building On Opportunity for Sound Training BOOST
Lansdowne Avenue Business Association (LABA)
Overbrook Town Watch


Browns' Family Shoprite
Overbrook Plaza

Of Interest

St. Joseph's University
Historic Overbrook High School
Historic Overbrook Farms
WHAT-AM Radio Station (African-American owned and operated)
Home of Wilt Chamberlain, NBA basketball star; Will Smith, actor and rapper; Guion S. Bluford, astronaut.