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Save the date – MLK Day of Service!

OEC’s 6th annual MLK Day of Service will be held on Monday, January 20th from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Partners, community members, as well as OEC students, staff, and families will come together to complete various service projects as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. King through service and volunteerism. If you’re interested in registering to volunteer, please contact Caroline Robinson, our Community School Coordinator, by email at, by phone at (252) 339-1712, or call the school at (215) 400-7540. Thank you and hope to see you on MLK Day!

There is no other school in the world like Overbrook Educational Center…

We are a K-8 public school located in West Philadelphia that serves a unique population of learners. If you are reading this right now, then you are unlike 27% of the students at OEC who are unable to read this print without magnification, technology aides, large print or braille. Slightly under 1/3 of our student population is blind or visually impaired (VI). Our ultimate objective is to prepare students to honor the diverse learner by providing excellent instruction for all students. Come explore everything we have to offer!


we Own our actions (O)

We work together and have a shared responsibility for what we do and our learning.

we put forth our best Effort to excel (E)

We have high expectations to be prepared for high school, college, and career.

we Care for all (C)

We honor diversity, partner with our community, and celebrate each other’s success.