Parkway NW At A Glance

Mission & Approach to Learning:

Our mission at Parkway Northwest High School for Peace and Social Justice is
to prepare students to face a complex world with the skills necessary to institute positive change locally and globally. Our school offers a rigorous college preparatory program designed to promote peace and social justice through the use of critical thinking, problem solving, cooperative learning and research.

Points of Pride:

• 98% Graduation Rate
• $350,000 in college scholarships and grants awarded to the Class of 2016
• United Nations Youth Leadership Conference
• Global Classroom Project: Community Service trip to Costa Rica Annual Peace Day Celebration and Workshops

Courses & Program Highlights:

• Ninth grade course in Social Development and Leadership

• Advanced Placement Courses: English Literature and Composition; Psychology

Honors courses in English, History and Math Rigorous Senior Project Program
Dual Enrollment Program with Arcadia University

Extracurricular Activities:

• Film Club
• Art Club

Sports Teams:

• Baseball
• Basketball—Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity • Football
• Softball
• Track with Martin Luther King, Jr. High School


• Rotary Club of Chestnut Hill

• Community Advisory Board comprised of university and organization partners including:

–  Arcadia University
–  Global Education Motivators (GEM)
–  Granny Peace Brigade
–  Physicians for Social Responsibility
–  Public Citizens for Children and Youth

–  Temple University
–  United Nations Association

of Greater Philadelphia
–  Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom